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Pink Tie Ball

By Melanie Moffett
In Bayou Scene
May 27th, 2015

On April 18th, the community donned their pink attire in support of Susan G. Komen of Northeast Louisiana at the 2nd Annual Pink Tie Ball at the Vantage Tower. Eight gentleman were recognized as this year’s Pink Tie Guys:  Jason Bullock, Stephen Bullock, Franklin Parish Sheriff Kevin Cobb, Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo, Glen Post, Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker, Senator Mike Walsworth and John Walton. This exclusive group of KoMEN are nominated by the community and selected by the Komen NELA Pink Tie Ball Committee. They are leaders in the corporate and philanthropic sector, professional athletes, doctors, elected officials and other individuals with spheres of influence that can create change and help get us closer to finding the cure for breast cancer.

After the presentation of the ties donated by Ron Alexander, guests danced to music by The Josh Madden Band, enjoyed cuisine from local chefs, beverages by Marsala Beverage and a silent auction. The event was emceed by Mark Boyle and Jenna Browder and presented by BayouLife Magazine.