HAMPTON-- The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute is hosting its second annual fundraising gala.
The facility is the eighth of its kind in the nation and the largest in the world. They are expected to treat nearly 1,500 patients this year.
The Gala of Hope takes place Friday, Oct. 5 at 6:30 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. There will be a dinner, silent auction, dancing and entertainment by R&B singer Eddie Levert of the O'Jays.
Tickets cost $250 for individuals and $450 for couples. All of the money raised at the gala will go directly to support patient services and cancer research.
To order tickets go to www.hamptonproton.org or call (757) 251-6841.