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Help out a local Charity at this year's Brain Ball

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Hollywood glamour and a tribute to the silver screen highlight this year's Brain Ball that raises money for brain injury patients.
Chief Entertaining Officer of Brown-Forman, Tim Laird, will a Ruby Valentino, which is the event's signature drink being prepared for the event.

Lights, Camera, Brain Ball!
6:30 pm - midnight
The Seelbach Hilton Hotel, Fourth & Muhammad Ali, Louisville
Event Parking: $10 Seelbach Valet Rate, be sure to mention Brain Ball.
$175 per person
Red Carpet Lounge: $50 per person: 9:30 p.m to midnight (Dancing & Entertainment)
Theme: Silver Screen (commemorating BIAK's Silver Anniversary)

6:30 Reception featuring Open Bar, Signature Cocktails, Silent Auction 7:30 Dinner, Program and Presentation of the Mary Varga Award, Live Auction 9:30 Red Carpet Lounge in the Rathskeller: Dancing and Entertainment, Open Bar featuring, Signature Cocktails, Dessert Buffet (Brown-Forman is dessert sponsor).

Attire: Hollywood Glamour

Benefiting the Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky

The Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky [BIAK] and Event invite you to celebrate will them as they commemorate BIAK's 25th Anniversary at The 9th Annual Brain Ball benefit on Friday, November 18th at the Seelbach Hilton Hotel, Downtown Louisville.  BIAK is also celebrating their merger with the Michael Quinlan Brain Tumor Foundation; this merger will enable BIAK to serve all Kentuckians affected by brain injury or tumors. Guests of the BRAIN BALL will experience a trip back in time to the Silver Screen, reminiscent of Gone with the Wind and Singing in the Rain.

Guests will enjoy a Reception featuring Open Bar, Signature 'Ruby Valentino' cocktails designed by Tim Laird, Chief Entertaining Officers of Brown-Forman and the host of the TV shows Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs and Secrets of Louisville Chefs Live and honorary BIAK Board Member, and Silent Auction in the Seelbach Rathskeller. This will be followed by Dinner, Program and Presentation of the 9th Annual Mary Varga Award honoring Dennis Bessenecker, a brain tumor survivor, and Live Auction lead by WAVE-3 Weather Team member Kevin Harned.

Follow the Red Carpet, Hollywood 'stars' and paparazzi to the RED CARPET LOUNGE, Sponsored by Northwestern Mutual Kentucky & Southern Indiana Group in the Seelbach Rathskeller - the Lounge will glow Red with an open bar, photo booth, movie-themed dessert buffet, signature Ruby Valentino cocktails, and music provided by DJ Tim Kelty.

For more information about The Brain Ball or to purchase tickets, visit

Signature cocktail: created by Brown-Forman's Chief Entertaining Officer, Tim Laird

The Ruby Valentino
In a white wine glass add:
1 ounce of Chambord Vodka
2 ounces cran/apple juice
4 ounces Korbel Sweet Rose

Garnish with thinly cut strawberry slice

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