More than 450 supporters gathered recently in the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Atlanta hotel in Buckhead for the 17th annual Pink Affair.
Created to provide financial assistance and educational services for individuals with breast cancer, the event benefits Turning- Point Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, a local clinic that offers reduced fees and complimentary services to breast cancer patients in need. Guests enjoyed a sit-down, three course dinner and afterward, danced to the sounds of the band We Got the Beat. Dana Barrett, host of The Dana Barrett Show on AM 1190 WAFS, emceed the event, and auctioneer Dean Crownover led the live auction. Crownover even sold the pink jacket off his back for more than $5,000. Other auction items included VIP tickets to The Ellen DeGeneres Show, a stay at the new Omni Hotel at the Battery Atlanta and a consultation with contractor and former HGTV star Chip Wade, who attended the affair with his wife, Pauli. In all, more than $300,000 was raised for the cause.[nggallery id=76]
Photos: Simon Salt
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