The Israel Cancer Association's annual fundraising event took place at Yossi Meiman's "Beit Merhav" courtyard in Herzliya Pituach.
Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art lent its support and launched a t-shirt decoration contest with proceeds dedicated to heightening breast cancer awareness.
Designer Hani Sagiv won the contest, and the t-shirts were on display and up for sale at the event, with proceeds earmarked for the promotion of breast cancer research.
Pictured from right to left: Miri Ziv, Prof. Yuli Tamir, Ruth Sheetrit, and Shula Recanati (Photos courtesy of Rafi Daluya)
Scores of participants who attended the event enjoyed a moving and entertaining performance delivered by Yardena Arazi, who sang her greatest hits, captivating the entire audience.
Singer Yardena Araza poses with Rivka Balistra, Director ICA Branches Dept. and "Door Knock" Fundraising Campaign Manager.
Yardena Arazi also moved the audience when she recounted her own personal story and mentioned that she still has a "score to settle" with cancer and feels emotionally connected with Israel Cancer Association and has a warm place in her heart for the organization's activities.
Gil Shwed and his team at work
The surprise of the evening was the delicious meal whipped up by Gil Shwed, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Checkpoint Software Technologies Ltd., who was accompanied by Checkpoint senior executives and Food-Art Lilach Boutique Catering staff. The great demand for the food offered at the chef's corner attested to its sumptuous flavor.