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The American Cancer Society’s premier fundraising luncheon honoring exceptional Houstonians

Friday, April 5, 2024

The Post Oak Hotel


Tickled Pink is the American Cancer Society’s premier fundraising luncheon honoring exceptional Houstonians who have made significant contributions to our community. We are thrilled to announce our 2024 Tickled Pink Honorees: Nelda Blair, Chree Boydstun, Shelley Reeves Boyer, Cheryl Creuzot, Evelyn Leightman, Janette Marx, and Sue Smith. The afternoon will feature a VIP Reception and our featured keynote speaker, Dr. Arif Kamal, American Cancer Society’s Chief Patient Officer, who will share a meaningful message of HOPE.

Additionally, please save the date for our 2024 Kickoff Party presented by TOOTSIES on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 from 5:00-6:30pm.

Leisa Holland-Nelson Bowman is our 2024 Honorary Chair


Nelda Blair
Chree Boydstun
Shelley Reeves Boyer
Cheryl Creuzot
Evelyn Leightman
Janette Marx
Sue Smith

Event Chairs

Jacquie Baly
Beth Wolff
Cynthia Wolff

Honorary Chair

Leisa Holland-Nelson Bowman

Every Dollar Makes a Difference

At the American Cancer Society, no donation is too small – each and every dollar counts. Your donations help fund groundbreaking cancer research, patient care programs, and much more, making a real difference in communities like ours. With every donation, you are helping the American Cancer Society save lives.


American Cancer Society has funded $5 billion in cancer research since 1946


Free transportation through Road To Recovery transportation grants for the neediest patients in 2021


Active cancer research grants across Texas


Currently funding in active grants

Our Sponsors


We would be ‘tickled pink’ for you to join us as a sponsor in honor of these exceptional Houstonians!


The American Cancer Society is the largest nonprofit funder of cancer research, contributing to nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. Proceeds from this event will fund patient programs and assist with funding the $78 million in breast cancer research that the American Cancer Society funds annually. In addition to research, the American Cancer Society helps nearly 1 million people touched by cancer each year get the help they need, when and where they need it.


Invested in breast cancer research grants annually


Research grants funded relating to breast cancer annually


Free rides provided to patients in treatment through our transportation program


Breast cancer patients served through our one-on-one support services through our Reach to Recovery program