Moonlight & Martinis Gala To Benefit West Jefferson Medical Center’s Cancer Center, To Feature TLC’s The Little Couple’s Dr. Jennifer Arnold

MARRERO, LA – Moonlight & Martinis… Making a Difference promises to be an exciting fundraiser benefiting the Cancer Center at West Jefferson Medical Center on Saturday, November 7, 2015, at the West Jefferson Medical Center, 1121 Medical Center Blvd., in Marrero, LA. The event will be held Under the Oak Trees, behind the WJ Fitness Center.

         The Patron Party begins at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Gala from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

         Those attending the Patron Party will have the opportunity to meet TLC’s The Little Couple’s Dr. Jennifer Arnold.

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         While Dr. Arnold is just 3’2” tall, she towers in her ability to handle life’s challenges. Her journeys, becoming a mother through adoption and her battle with choriocarcinoma, a rare form of cancer, have been well-documented on the popular TLC show.

         Dr. Arnold will deliver an inspiring message for cancer survivors, their families and caregivers at the event.

         At the patron party, there will be music by Ronnie Kole and the Charmaine Neville Band will perform at the Gala.

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         Award-winning journalist Norman Robinson will serve as guest live-auctioneer offering trips and exciting items at the event’s Live Auction, and there will be food by Culinary Champions, a martini bar and much more.

         Proceeds from ticket sales and sponsorships will benefit patients at the Cancer Center at West Jefferson Medical Center, which has the only radiation therapy available on the Westbank and offers world-class cancer care in a comfortable, family-oriented environment.

         The Cancer Center has the latest in technology, facilities and programs, including:

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• CyberKnife Center – Only one in the region.

• 8,000 Square Foot Infusion Center – Home-like decor and family atmosphere.

• Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence – Recognized by the Lung Cancer Alliance – Only one in Louisiana.

• Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons – Accreditation – Silver Level Commendation through 2016.


         The Cancer Center also offers:


• Transportation Assistance – The Cancer Center helps cover the cost of cab fare for patients that do not have a way to get to their chemotherapy treatment. Just knowing that a cab is picking up a patient helps alleviate some of their stress.

• Nutritional Support – The Cancer Center nutritionist works with each patient and caters to their nutritional plan to meet their needs.

• Support Groups – Meetings to support patients and their caregivers.

• Massage Therapy – Patients and caregivers are offered massages during their treatment to help reduce stress.

• Nourishment Stations – The Cancer Center offers breakfast, lunch and snacks.

• Cooking Classes – Provides recipes and demonstrations/ tastings to patients to give them the nutrition and knowledge they need while going through chemotherapy.

• Courage Caps Group – Volunteers knit caps for cancer patients to help them deal with body image changes and to let them know that others care.


         Moonlight & Martinis will also serve as a fitting tribute to West Jefferson Medical Center’s 55th anniversary of notable service to its patients and its community.

         Single tickets are $125.

         Event & Patron Party tickets are $300.

         All of the proceeds from this fundraiser will go directly to the Cancer Center at West Jefferson Medical Center.

         Purchase tickets here




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