Don’t miss this opportunity! 

Welcoming hosts, beautiful surroundings,
delicious cuisine, incredible music, and
conversations with leading experts in cancer care and research

 

Toast of the Town

 

Toast of the Town is a series of exclusive gatherings presented by the Banner Health Foundation that are set in the most distinctive homes and venues found in Arizona. Bringing together engaging people, places, and experiences, Toast of the Town celebrates the innovative world-class cancer care and groundbreaking research of Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Guests mingle in outstanding company in gorgeous homes, while enjoying cocktails and gourmet cuisine, and interact with Banner MD Anderson’s top cancer physicians to gain behind-the-scenes knowledge of groundbreaking oncology research and innovations in cancer care and prevention.

Your Hosts: Dr. Jim Kort and Mrs. Ina Smeets-Kort

Inaugural Toast of the Town

Nestled in the Troon North community, the exquisite home of Dr. Jim Kort and his wife, Ina, provides the perfect spring setting for the inaugural Toast of the Town event, scheduled for Thursday, April 25.

The smooth musical stylings of local musicians will set the mood for what is sure to be a dinner party that creates lasting memories. Located in the shadows of Pinnacle Peak, this beautiful home features eclectic artwork collected from the hosts’ worldwide travels as well as family heirlooms from Holland and Austria dating back to the 1800’s.

While enjoying festive hors d’oeuvres and signature cocktails, guests will take in breathtaking views of the Arizona skyline and Sonoran Desert from the home’s spacious patio, which features two acres of uninterrupted desert landscape.

Chef Laura Briscoe, local favorite and owner of Celebrated Cuisine will create a mouthwatering dinner selection that appeals to every palate. Guests will have the unique opportunity to enjoy lively dinner discussions with renowned oncology researchers, physicians, and leaders from Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Reserve your seats at the table

This inaugural Toast of the Town provides welcoming hosts, beautiful surroundings, delicious cuisine, incredible music, and the opportunity to mix and mingle with the leading experts in cancer care and research. It’s an opportunity that's not to be missed!

Tickets are $150 per person. Proceeds from Toast of the Town will benefit Cancer Research at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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