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Prom for Hope to Raise Funds for Cancer Research April 5 in L.A.

Posted in News on April 3, 2012

The first annual Prom for Hope will take place Thursday, April 5 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Presented by Hope’s Music and Entertainment Industry Group and Future Hope, the dance party will raise funds for cancer research and is proudly supported by BMI.

3OH!3 will deliver an anticipated DJ set, as will Black Cards (Pete Wentz & Spencer Peterson), Kevin Baird (Two Door Cinema Club), Penguin Prison, DJ Reflex (POWER 106) and DJ Drew (KIIS-FM). Semi Precious Weapons will also take the stage to perform live, and Saved By the Bell’s Mr. Belding—actor Dennis Haskins—will serve as one of the night’s hosts.

In addition to music and dancing, photos, auctions and prizes will fuel the evening.

General Admission tickets are $38.50 and VIP Balcony & PIT tickets are $99.50 (21+, includes access to VIP Lounge and sponsor hosted food & beverage). Tickets for Club Nokia events are available at all Ticketmaster outlets or online at www.ticketmaster.com and from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon-Fri at the STAPLES Center Box Office located at 1111 S. Figueroa St. No fees are charged at the STAPLES Center box office or at the Club Nokia box office on show days (open after 5 p.m.).

City of Hope is a leading research, treatment and education center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest honor bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope’s research and treatment protocols advance care throughout the nation. City of Hope is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, and is ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S.News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation and genetics. For more information, visit www.cityofhope.org or follow City of Hope on facebook, twitter, youtube or flickr.

Other sponsors include ONEHOPE Wine, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Viacom and Wolfgang Puck Catering.