OCT. 30, 2003 | Aaron Neville serenaded supporters of the Arkansas Cancer Research Center (ACRC) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) at the center’s annual gala Oct. 22.
Neville and the Alex Donner Orchestra of New York entertained more than 600 guests at a formal dinner and dance. Donna Cone of Little Rock chaired the gala committee, which included Todd Bagwell, Patti Bailey, Druann Baskin, Betsy Blass, Chucki Bradbury, Pat Carlton, Gene Joyce, Carolyn McCrary, Lisenne Rockefeller, and Mary Lynn Van Wyck.
Little Rock television personality Craig O’Neill auctioned a painting by Gay Bechtelheimer, a necklace by Pamela Johananoff of Paris, and a golf foursome with General Wesley Clark.
The event in the ballroom of the Little Rock Peabody had numerous sponsors:
Gala Benefactors: Affiliated Foods, Oaklawn Jockey Club
Gala Patrons: Bank of America, Sandra and Robert C. Connor, Mary Louise and Poindexter Fiser, Mary Kay and Gene Joyce, Murphy Oil Corporation, Elizabeth Pruet, Lisenne and Lt. Gov. Win Rockefeller
Gala Sponsors: Alltel, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Patti and John Bailey, Carlton-Bates Company, Cooper Communities, Hickingbotham Investments, Regions Bank, Stephens Inc., Bill Tranum
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Arkansas Cancer Research Center: http://www.acrc.uams.edu/
Two Breast Cancer: http://www.uams.edu/update/absolutenm/templates/acrc/default.asp?articleid=307&zoneid=14
Thomas Kieber-Emmons: http://www.uams.edu/today/2003/082003/Kieber-Emmons.htm
Cancer Center Supporters: http://www.uams.edu/today/2003/050103/cookstour.htm
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