Red Ribbon Gala
Tulsa CARES’ largest annual fundraiser was on March 2 at the Cox Business Center.
Guests Jeff Cox and Shannon Watson
A live auction, dinner, dancing, live entertainment and presentation of the 2019 Patricia Chernicky Luminary Award were highlights of Tulsa CARES’ largest annual fundraiser, the Red Ribbon Gala, on March 2 at the Cox Business Center.
Tulsa CARES provides social services to people affected by HIV/AIDS. Its goal is to create a community in which they have an equal opportunity to healthy living through empowerment, inclusion and creation of hope through advocating for the removal of stigma.
More than 600 people attended the Red Ribbon Gala at which Ty Kaszubowski, this year’s Chernicky Luminary Award recipient, was recognized for his vision, leadership and compassion in service to others.
Guests Sid and April McAnnally and Mary Catherine and Jared Scott
The Turn It Up theme encouraged awareness, advocacy and support.
Guests Rachel Weaver Smith and Ron Smith
DJ Lucy Wrubel mixed tunes during the evening dance party.