By Staff Reports

Tickets are still available for the 10th annual Toast to Life fundraising gala benefiting the Resource Center of Dallas. The theme for the event, set for Saturday, March 1, at the Women’s Museum in Fair Park, is "Venetian Carnival A Masked Ball."

The event will include food from several premier Dallas restaurants and beverages provided by Barefoot Wines and Bud Light, and also featuring the Ketel One Martini Ice Bar.

There will also be a silent auction featuring more than 50 works of art from well-known artists and a live auction with packages including a fantasy dinner party for eight at Hotel ZaZa’s Rock Star Suite, an R Family vacation cruise for four with air travel from American Airlines and a San Francisco package.

Raymond T. Shelton, events coordinator for the Resource Center, said he expects the 10th annual Toast to Life to be an exciting event, thanks to the community’s ongoing support and to the addition this year of the International Special Events Society Dallas Chapter.

"ISES Dallas President Leigh Stem and her committee members have worked overtime to make this the most fabulous Toast to Life event, and we cannot thank them enough," Shelton said. "This year’s event is going to be a spectacular celebration of the Resource Center’s illustrious past and our bold new future."

The VIP party will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the main event from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Individual tickets are $100, and V.I.P. tickets are $150. The Women’s Museum is located at 3800 Parry Ave. in Fair Park.

Tickets and more information are available online at More information about this year’s event is also available on the Web site.

For information on sponsorship opportunities or to donate auction items, call 214-540-4450 or e-mail

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 29, 2008. раскрутить сайт в поисковых системах