Saks Fifth Avenue and St.Vincent Foundation Partner to Raise Funds for Cancer Programs and Technology

WHAT: Key to the Cure Event

WHEN: Saturday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m.

: Saks Fifth Avenue – Fashion Mall, Keystone at the Crossing 8702 Keystone Crossing


For the fifth consecutive year, Saks Fifth Avenue has teamed with the St.Vincent Foundation to host the 2011 Key to the Cure fundraising event.


The Key to the Cure fundraising gala will be held within the Saks Fifth Avenue store at the Fashion Mall on Saturday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m., and benefit programs and technology at St.Vincent Cancer Care. Event attendees of the black-tie event will enjoy dinner and dancing, entertainment, a unique fashion show, and a live auction. Entertainment will be provided by Blair and Company, and the fashion show will feature the designs of David Meister.


To date, the Saks Fifth Avenue and St.Vincent Foundation partnership has raised more than $1.8 million for St.Vincent Cancer Care.


This year, Lauth will serve as the Title Sponsor for the 600-person event. “We are very happy to support such a worthy cause,” said Robert Lauth, chairman and CEO at Lauth.


In addition, Trilogy of Event sponsors include: Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman; Northside Anesthesia Services; and Northwest Radiology Network.


Prior to the Key to the Cure gala, a special reception for top sponsors will be hosted by Forrest and Charlotte Lucas at the Lucas Estate. IndyCar Driver, Danica Patrick, will join sponsors at this 150-person reception.


The event co-chairpersons include: L.H. and Dianne Bayley of David A. Noyes & Company, and Dr. Richard and Kelly Freeman.

To make a reservation for the Key to the Cure gala, visit For questions, contact Ann Hall at (317) 338-5090 or



St.Vincent Foundation

The St.Vincent Foundation supports the mission of St.Vincent Hospitals and Health Services by securing contributions from grateful patients and families, physicians, nurses and staff, corporations and foundations, and from the community. It has generated millions of dollars in financial resources for the faith-based health provider and its patients since 1968. The Foundation supports scholarships, technology, capital projects, patient programs and services. More than 25 endowed funds and more than 300 restricted funds have been created to ensure that donors can designate their gifts to a particular St.Vincent Health ministry.