HRRF Fundraiser Celebration October 11th for Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Alira Boutique Salon to benefit the Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation sponsored by Utopia MedSpa
Alira Boutique will host a special event October 11 at 6 p.m. to kick off its annual Breast Cancer Awareness month. In conjunction with the fundraiser, salon owner Escarle Silva has invited a small group of breast cancer survivors to her salon for a complimentary makeover the day of the event.
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Featured at the October 11 event (6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Alira Salon, 1619 W. Alabama St.), will be live music, a DJ and cocktails and appetizers for guests. Also featured at the event, world famous silhouette artist Cindi Harwood Rose, co-founder of the Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation, will donate a hand-cut silhouette of each survivor, along with pearl necklace for each participating cancer survivor in attendance.
Aesthetic Nurse Brooke Gary of Utopia MedSpa https://www.instagram.com/brookeginjector/ will be on hand throughout the evening with Botox injections – a portion of the proceeds to benefit cancer survivors via the Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation.
(Only $10 PER UNIT for this special event)
Celebrity emcee Katherine Whaley of ABC Channel 13 will present a check from Alira Salon & Spa to the Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation and introduce the ladies after their makeovers.
“October is annual national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which gives me a chance to give back to the community which has become my home,” says Venezuela born Silva. “I have been closely touched by breast cancer as my aunt and two close friends have died from this terrible disease.”
Silva has set up a fundraising page at Eventbrite here: (https://www.eventbrite.com/o/escarle-silva-15274202182) for the $25 event tickets and a GoFundMe https://www.gofundme.com/womenfightingcancer-makeover-day to collect donations to the Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation, a non-profit organization that assists breast cancer survivors with reconstructive surgery.
Over the past five years, Silva has graciously treated over 120 cancer survivors with complimentary makeovers at her salon. Two years ago, she received a proclamation on October 13 as “Escarle Silva Day” from the mayor of Houston.
About the Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation
Founded in 2005 by Houston plastic surgeon, Dr. Franklin Rose and Cindi Harwood Rose, the mission of the Holly Rose Ribbon foundation is to serve those in need who cannot afford reconstructive surgery after undergoing certain types of treatments for cancer. Cindi also creates Silhouettes For Survivors through the foundation. To find out more, visit https://hollyroseribbon.org/