Accelerated Cure Project to Host Shimmer & Shine Shoeball at the Liberty Hotel
MS patient advocate & singer/songwriter Kristie Salerno Kent to perform at the
BOSTON, Feb. 24, 2014
BOSTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Accelerated Cure Project for
Multiple Sclerosis (ACP) will host its 8^th Annual Shimmer & Shine Shoeball at
the Liberty Hotel in Boston on Saturday, March 15 from 7-11 p.m. The event
will feature a full evening of live music, complimentary wine and hors
d'oeuvres, dancing, silent and live auctions, and shoe-gazing, as well as a
chance to compete for the Best-in-Shoe title in a runway "walk-off" presided
over by a panel of fashion designers, editors, and industry experts.
Proceeds from the event will support ACP's efforts to find a cure for MS.
Tickets cost $75 or two for $125 through Friday, February 28 and $100 after.
They can be purchased online
(http://www.acceleratedcure.org/news/shimmer-shine-shoe-ball) or at the door.
Performing at the Shoeball will be MS patient advocate and singer/songwriter
Kristie Salerno Kent, whose album "Believe" was listed for several months on
the pop/country music radio charts. She is also the director of "The Show Must
Go On," an award-winning film about the emotional and physical impacts of MS,
as well as the author of a new memoir, Dreams: My Journey with Multiple
Sclerosis (www.dreamstheebook.com). The book uncovers Kristie's journey to
fight MS and achieve her lifelong dreams of performing and becoming a mother.
Kennedy Elsey from the Mix 104.1 Karson & Kennedy show will be hosting the
evening, and Genzyme and Questcor Pharmaceuticals are sponsors.
To learn more about Kristie and the Shimmer & Shine Shoeball, contact Karen
Crumback at 781-487-0010 or Karen@aceeleratedcure.org.
About the Accelerated Cure Project for MS
Accelerated Cure Project for MS (ACP) is a nonprofit organization whose
mission is to accelerate research efforts to improve diagnosis, to optimize
treatment, and to cure MS. For more information on ACP go to:
SOURCE Accelerated Cure Project for MS
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