Blue Ribbon Soiree 2019

The 9th Blue Ribbon Soiree was the biggest and best as we raised $156,000. That brings it to a total of $824, 271 total – thanks to the tremendous support of the community.

A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 BLUE RIBBON SPONSORS

Bernhard Energy Solutions           

Tom Besselman

THE SOIRÉE EXPERIENCE

The 9th Annual Blue Ribbon Soirée benefiting prostate cancer research will be held at the Renaissance Hotel Ballroom in Baton Rouge and will feature silent/live auctions as well as a raffle. Tickets are $100/each and guests are encouraged to dress in blue, the color of prostate cancer awareness.

THE INSPIRATION OF THE BLUE RIBBON SOIRÉE

The Blue Ribbon Soirée is held annually in memory of Joel Nasca and Larry Ferachi

Fact 1 Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in American men?

Fact 2Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind only lung cancer.

Fact 3About 1 man in 9 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.

About 1 man in 41 will die of this disease.

The American Cancer Society estimates that:

  • About 174,650 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2019.
  • About 31,620 men in the U.S. will die of the disease in 2019