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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

"Become the Cure" on April 25th because curing cancer doesn't have to be a drag!

"Become the Cure" on April 25th because curing cancer doesn't have to be a drag!

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Thalas Entertainment Group and World Town present “Become the Cure” a 100% benefit event for the O Campaign Foundation, a 501(c)(3) full circle non-profit to Cure Cancer, on Saturday April 25th, 2009 from 9pm-1:30am, at Terra 511 Harrison in San Francisco, CA. Come mingle and party with innovators, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and scientists from Harvard, Stanford, and some of the fastest growing companies and organizations in the Bay Area. Joining us is very special guest DJ Trevor Simpson from Energy 92.7 and Aykut, DJ Nik, Nima G, and Jared F! 100% of proceeds from the event will go directly to the O Campaign Foundation.

During these challenging times, "Become the Cure" will be the Bay Area's most prominent example of what can be achieved through collaboration with successful grassroots promotions, social networking, new scientific breakthroughs, and a steadfast dedication to raise awareness and funds for a wonderful cause.

"Become the Cure" will dazzle with a VIP wine reception from 9-10pm, red carpet entry, a silent auction, hosted cocktail reception with live art and visuals in a captivating musical experience. Terra is a gorgeous lofted-ceiling event space and gallery with a spectacular view of downtown San Francisco through its 20’ x 40’ floor-to-ceiling windows. Terra has generously donated over $9,500 to help launch the event and will open its new bottom section for entry to the VIP reception! Terra is a 725 person gallery space with an outdoor patio lounge nestled below the Bay Bridge. Its immaculate allure will look best with its party-goers dressed in their finest frocks, thus cocktail attire is strongly recommended.


Tickets will be sold at www.going.com/becomethecure starting today! We are launching the event with a special pre-sale price of $35, which includes the show, the libations, the view and the experience. On April 15th, ticket sales will go up to $48, then higher at the door the day of the event if not sold out. For $60, guests can purchase a limited number (200) of VIP tickets. VIP reception includes access to the VIP lounge, a gift from the O Campaign, a chance to chat with the Harvard Scientists on the board, and an exclusive photo shoot with 944 magazine.

The O Campaign:

With over 4.6 million members, the O Campaign is a nationally certified 501(c)(3) non-profit campaign for cancer research and prevention, forging alliances between the public, academia, corporations, and institutions in effort to efficiently channel resources for high-paced development of cutting-edge research in cancer prevention while simultaneously spurring translation and delivery of innovative treatments to the public.

The O Campaign adopts a full circle approach to cancer research and prevention via the following avenues:

(1) Raise funds from grassroots and corporate donations

(2) Channel funds directly to scientists

(3) Spur development of cancer treatments for the public

(4) Empower our full membership for learning

Gain access to information on the O Campaign Foundation's scientific study during "Become the Cure," which serves as the official launch party catapulting the O Campaign’s savvy approach to grassroots fundraising, research, and studies. Co-Directors, Dr. Eric Ding of Harvard and Joseph Chung will be in attendance to educate party goers and answer any questions.

Thalas Entertainment Group:

"Become the Cure" is also a launch event to showcase the possibilities within Thalas Entertainment Group. Thalas Entertainment Group feels deeply for the human spirit in these difficult economic times and is offering the people of San Francisco an opportunity to reconnect with those around them through art, culture, entertainment. Thalas Entertainment Group is securing it's place in the industry as a comprehensive art and entertainment powerhouse that is fueled by the idea that entertainment and art allow our society to connect, unite, and flourish in a direction that is prosperous for all. The President of Thalas Entertainment Group, Rebecca Johnson, orchestrated this event to help realize the dreams of the O Campaign, alongside her own dreams to allow local artists to show their work, perform, and be an intricate part of nightlife events.

It is an honor to have all of our promotion, sponsors and media on board for this event and Thalas Entertainment Group, The O Campaign, and World Town look forward to seeing your dedicated and wholehearted support to make this a success for all!

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