DETAILS: Smiley Anders, columnist for The Advocate, will be the guest speaker. Open to the public.
WHAT: VIPink fundraiser for Susan G. Komen Acadiana
WHEN: 7 p.m. Saturday, May 17
WHERE: Cypress Bayou Casino and Hotel, 832 Martin Luther King Road, Charenton
TICKETS: (337) 993-5745
DETAILS: The annual event celebrates the success and fundraising efforts of Race for the Cure. There will be cocktails, a dinner, a silent auction, black jack and live entertainment by New Orleans’ Phunky Monkeys. The 2014 Susan G. Komen grantees also will be announced.