Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Celebration
This annual event is part of a nationwide campaign supporting the South Central Texas Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society that celebrates 20 Austin candidates who have dedicated the past 10 weeks raising funds for blood cancer research and treatment. The man and woman who raise the most money for LLS will earn the titles “Man & Woman of the Year” for the South Central Texas region, which will be announced at the gala. All candidates are raising funds in honor of this year’s Boy & Girl of the Year, two local children currently in remission from blood cancer, along with all patients and their families. The Grand Finale includes cocktails, food, music and a silent and live auction. It is usually a sold-out event. The mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.