Starring actor, dancer, syndicated talk-show host Mario Lopez
Fashionistas and philanthropists will unite for the tenth annual Fashion For A Cause to benefit Truman Medical Centers (TMC) on Friday, April 17, 2015. This year’s event stars Mario Lopez, actor, dancer and host of the nationally syndicated daily show EXTRA. A VIP Experience begins at 6 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m. for the fashion show.
TMC physicians Natasha Acosta and Lawrence R. Ricci are chairing the event, with the Honorable Peggy Dunn, Leawood, Kansas Mayor and chair of the TMC board of directors serving as honorary chair. Fashion For A Cause has generated more than $1.5 million for Women’s Health Services at TMC. This year’s proceeds will fund specialized equipment for TMC’s neonatal intensive care units and women’s health programs.
On the runway will be ready-to-wear and couture fashions from 16 local retailers and/or designers: Alaskan Fur, Cheryl Eve Acosta, Clique Boutique, Dolyn Bags, feng, Glory Gold Label, Gown Gallery, Helen Jon, Hudson & Jane, Imagery, Joscelyn Himes Textiles, Paolini Garment Company, Perfect Style Boutique, Sarah Nelsen, Standard Style,and Whitney Manney.
A general admission ticket is $150, which includes a high-energy after-party. Sponsorships are also available, starting at $1,000. For more information, visitfashionforacausekc.orgor call the TMC Charitable Foundation at 816-404-3430.