Event Feature: The Big Ball Gala

Hotel Arts
January 3, 2019
The Big Ball promises to be a grand soiree!

Hotel Arts will be hosting The Big Ball Gala on Friday, February 1st raising funds and awareness for the Women for Men’s Health Initiative at the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.  Building on the success of last year’s inaugural gala, the Big Ball promises to be a grand soiree resplendent in eye catching décor, toe-tapping tunes, amazing auction items and delicious fare that will be the talk of the town.  Moreover, it will serve as a great fundraiser for the notable work done by the Women for Men’s Health Initiative with this year’s focus on men’s mental health.

Shopping Night at Saks Fifth Avenue

Leading up to the gala, Saks Fifth Avenue (located in Chinook Centre) will be hosting What to Wear to the Big Ball Gala: Fashion Show, on Thursday, January 17th from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Entrance to the fashion show is complimentary. Curated by Kara Chomistek from PARK, the fashion show, with Mode Models, will feature outfits that perfectly transition from the runway to the Big Ball Gala.

Saks Fifth Avenue Shopping Event and Fashion Show

At the Fashion Show, Dr. Shelley Spaner will speak about Women for Men’s Health and then this year’s Gala Ambassador, Karen Gosbee, will also speak about the loss of her late husband George Gosbee to mental health and the importance of raising awareness and discussion around issues of mental health.

Hotel Arts will provide snacks at Saks for the Fashion Show with a taste of what’s to come at the Big Ball Gala.

In addition to being great hosts for the fashion show, Saks will also be donating 10% of all sales on January 17th to the Women for Men’s Health Initiative at the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre.

Proceeds from The Big Ball will support thousands of Calgary men and their families through the Women for Men’s Health initiative at Calgary’s Prostate Cancer Centre.

Tickets for the Big Ball Gala (taking place at Hotel Arts on Friday, February 1st) will be available for pick-up during the Saks Fifth Avenue Fashion Show.

For information and tickets to the Gala, please visit www.womenformengala.com.


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