Concert of Hope to Cure

Peter Stirba, President and Founder of the Anne Stirba Cancer Foundation shares more about the event.

The first annual “Concert of Hope to Cure” benefit event will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at Abravanel Hall. The event will feature performances by: Neil Sedaka and The Lettermen

Following the concert, there will be dinner, both silent and live auctions, and dancing to the outstanding musical performances of Les Brown and the Band of Renown. Concert tickets go on sale next week, and are available online at, at all ArtTix Ticket Office locations or by calling 801-355-ARTS. Governor Gary R. Hebert and First Lady Jeanette Herbert will be honorary co-chair persons for the local Steering Committee.

The Anne Stirba Cancer Foundation raises funds for breast cancer research at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

“This benefit concert will be a first class event and is consistent with the long-term vision of the Foundation to someday eradicate breast cancer,” said Peter Stirba. “Through research efforts and providing research funding to the Huntsman Cancer Institute we are thrilled to provide this opportunity to reach out to the community and are hopeful that the response will be well-received.”

The Anne Stirba Cancer Foundation was created in honor of Third District Court Judge Anne M. Stirba who lost her courageous 10-year battle against breast cancer in 2001.

For more information regarding the concert and the Anne Stirba Cancer Foundation and/or to purchase tickets, please visit our website at: or call (801) 364-8300.

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