Tickets available for Wellness House’s La Fiesta Americana

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Fiesta Logo 2013Tickets are now available for the annual La Fiesta Americana benefitting Wellness House of Annapolis and its free cancer support programs and services.

The annual event is being hosted by Homestead Gardens on Saturday, August 23, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Homestead Garden’s Davidsonville location (743 W. Central Avenue).  Tickets for La Fiesta Americana are $75 and can be purchased online at www.annapoliswellnesshouse.org or by calling 410-990-0941.

At La Fiesta Americana, the annual fundraiser for Wellness House of Annapolis, guests can party on the festive plaza created by Homestead Gardens, sample delicious food and drink pairings from local chefs, dance to the hot sounds of award-winning Trio Caliente, and bid on fabulous silent auction items. All proceeds help Wellness House continue to offer free programs and services to those affected by cancer.

This year’s “fiesta fare” will feature small plates donated by Annapolis’ favorite restaurants, including Jalapeños, Luna Blu, Annapolis Smokehouse & Tavern, Killarney House, and Stan and Joe’s Saloon. Each dish will be paired with a specific wine and/or beer specially selected by Eastport Liquors.

Honorary Chairs of the 2014 La Fiesta Americana, are Drs. Keith and Katherine Dunleavy, founders of Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology-enabled healthcare solutions provider focused on the importance of healthcare data and its ability to drive improvement in clinical and quality outcomes, care management and financial performance throughout the U.S. healthcare community. The Dunleavys reside in Annapolis with their four children and are longtime supporters of Wellness House of Annapolis.

Joining La Fiesta Americana as this year’s event emcee is WRNRs’ Michael Hughes, a 29-year broadcast industry veteran who is currently the President and Partner of WRNR radio in Annapolis. Mr. Hughes has been a community service advocate for numerous organizations in the Annapolis and Washington, DC areas and beyond.

 “This year’s event celebrates the rejuvenation and growth of Wellness House of Annapolis, as we continue to support over 250 members of our community each month, with new and continuing services that support our growing community,” states Wellness House of Annapolis executive director, Elizabeth Ashbourne.

Founder and President, Dr. Kelly Sullivan, states, “Thanks to the volunteers, donors, and members of Wellness House of Annapolis, our programs enable us to continue helping those dealing with cancer, cope with living and recovering from this difficult disease which is far too prevalent in our community today.”

Wellness House of Annapolis offers free cancer support services including family programs; support groups; individual counseling services; therapeutic art; educational seminars; healthy living programs; and mind, body, spirit classes.  All programs and services are open to anyone living with or affected by cancer.

Wellness House of Annapolis would like to thank its 2014 La Fiesta Americana sponsors, including Chesapeake Dressage and Anne Arundel Medical Center.

For more information about La Fiesta Americana, visit www.annapoliswellnesshouse.org.

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