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The 19th Annual Prevent Cancer Foundation Spring Gala takes place on Friday, March 8 at the National Building Museum in downtown D.C. A community of cancer prevention champions will gather once again for a spectacular and memorable evening to benefit cancer research and community programs that help save the lives of men, women and children across the country.

The Foundation has also launched an online auction through BidPal as a complement to this year’s Gala fundraising efforts. There are fantastic items ranging from luxury vacations, designer jewelry, superb vintage wine lots, embassy dinners with traditional fare and entertainment, premiere golf outings and other unique experiences. Bid today for a chance to win:

  • A seven day Mediterranean vacation in a gorgeous three-bedroom, two-bath gated villa located in beautiful St. Remy de Provence, France. Discover this unspoiled, tucked away gem—St. Remy is a magical town with fantastic restaurants, antique stores, sporting activities and weekly food and antique markets.
  • A wine lot featuring the superior 2000 Bordeaux vintage, described as deep, ripe, rich, concentrated, flamboyant and expressive by wine connoisseurs.
  • A wellness weekend house-ad-gala_2012getaway to the world class, 5-star Wentworth Mansion nestled directly in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Voted top city in the world by Conde Nast Traveler, Charleston is the perfect destination for a relaxing and restorative getaway.
  • A slot in the famed Waterfall Fishing Tournament in Prince of Wales Island, Alaska; considered one of the best fishing grounds in the world.

This year the Foundation Gala honors Italian culture with its theme “la Festa della Donna,” a popular festival in Italy that recognizes the achievements of women. Honorary Patrons, His Excellency Claudio Bisogniero, the Ambassador of Italy and Mrs. Laura Denise Bisogniero will welcome nearly 800 guests, including distinguished notables from the corporate, political, medical and diplomatic communities. David Tutera, Foundation board member, celebrity party planner and host of WEtv’s “My Fair Wedding” will once again work his magic to transform the Museum into a breathtaking celebration of our host country Italy. He is also inviting his Facebook fans to participate in a Facebook contest to benefit the Foundation, where he will give three lucky winners a signed copy of his book, “The Big White Book of Weddings.”

We hope you will join us for this very special occasion that inspires us all to Stop Cancer Before it Starts! For more information on tickets and the online auction please visit the 2013 Prevent Cancer Foundation Gala website.