Event Date & Time

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
5:30pm

Event Location

Emerald Coast Convention Center
1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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About 2018 Stand Up to Breast Cancer Event


The Stand Up to Breast Cancer Event was created to honor local breast cancer survivors and help raise awareness. Over a dozen of our local breast cancer survivors will be honored and recognize during the event.

We are proud to welcome star of TLC's Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta and Breast Cancer survivor, Lori Allen, as our featured special guest. Lori will be live in Fort Walton Beach for an interactive presentation about her battle against breast cancer. Lori will also talk about lessons she's learned, memories she's made and obstacles she's faced during her career as entrepreneur and star of Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta.

Cocktail Hour begins at 5:30pm. Program starts at 6:30pm. General admission tickets may be purchased for $50. General admission ticket includes cocktail hour, dinner, and presentation by Lori Allen. General admission seating is first come, first served in proximity to speaker. All survivor honorees will receive an invitation with instructions for claiming your two complimentary tickets and will be able to reserve tables in advance before September 14, 2018.

Stand Up to Breast Cancer Event is presented by Northwest Florida Daily News in partnership with Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and FWB Chamber of Commerce. Thank you sponsors for allowing us to bring this event to our community.




Special Guest

Lori Allen

Star of 'Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta'
Lori Allen is an American television star, popular for 'Say yes to the Dress: Atlanta'. Currently, she is also running a show called 'Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids'. Moreover, Lori is also the proud owner of a boutique, 'Bridals by Lori'. In 2012, Lori has been able to survive from breast cancer.

Become a Sponsor


To make this event a great experience for our survivors and to raise money for Breast Cancer, we are looking for local businesses who are community-minded and willing to support this effort through sponsorships.


For information about becoming a sponsor please contact:
Dana Pruitt | dpruitt@nwfdailynews.com | (850) 315-4341

What is the attire?

Business Wear or Sunday Best

Will there be a bar?

Open bar from 5:30 - 6:15 during cocktail hour.
Cash bar will be available during dinner.

Will there be a chance to donate to the cause at the event?

Yes, donations to the American Cancer Society will be available that night. There will be an ATM on site, if needed.

Questions For Lori