Gladys Knight And Dana Carvey To Headline
LIFE’s 27th Annual ‘Lady In Red’ Gala
Proceeds Benefit ‘Pups4Patriots’ At American Humane And
‘Lois’ Food4Kids’ At Palm Beach County Food Bank
LIFE’s annual “Lady in Red” Gala always attracts the cream of the Southeast Florida philanthropic society. Now, its 27th annual affair has drawn an “empress” and a “president.” Indeed, the one-and-only, legendary Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight, and the multi-talented comedian Dana Carvey, renowned for his uncanny, spot-on impressions of President George W. Bush among others, will headline the event on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 at The Breakers, Palm Beach.
Proceeds from the black-tie (or red-tie) gala will benefit disabled veterans through the “Pups4Patriots” program at American Humane, and South Florida youth through the Palm Beach County Food Bank’s “Lois’ Food4Kids” program. The former takes dogs languishing in shelters, provides them with specialized therapy dog training, and gives them free of charge to disabled veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other traumatic Gladys Knight And Dana Carvey To Headline
LIFE’s 27th Annual ‘Lady In Red’ Gala Proceeds Benefit ‘Pups4Patriots’ At American Humane And ‘Lois’ Food4Kids’ At Palm Beach County Food Bank brain injuries. The latter is a yearround initiative that provides underserved, disadvantaged children with nutritious meals when they are not in school, on weekends, and during the summer. The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated an already tenuous situation for these children; one in five go hungry every night.
“While our ‘Lady in Red’ gala is always an evening of great entertainment, great food, and great fun, it is also about doing great things for the most vulnerable and at-risk members of society,” said Lois Pope, founder and chair of LIFE – Leaders in Furthering Education, who hosts the evening. “So while we are enjoying all the pomp and merriment, we’re also making a difference in people’s lives. That’s always been our guiding principle.” Read more ...