Tickets now available for Best of Louisville; event benefits Brown Cancer Center

    The James Graham Cancer Center at the University of Louisville
    The Best of Louisville event on July 12 will benefit the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville

    Tickets are now available for Louisville Magazine’s Best of Louisville® award celebration recognizing people and companies who make Louisville a great city.

    The James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville has been named the “Charity of Choice” of the event, scheduled for 6:30-10 p.m., Thursday, July 12, at the C2 Event Venue, 225 E. Breckinridge St.

    Funds raised for the cancer center from the Best of Louisville event will specifically go to the UofL Brown Cancer Center’s M. Krista Loyd Resource Center, a place for patients and families to receive much-needed resources such as transportation and lodging assistance; wigs, scarves and prosthetics; and a variety of therapies, education and support.

    Early bird tickets throughout May are $35 per person when using the code ENDCANCER at checkout. Beginning June 1, early bird tickets will be $45 with the code. Regular-price tickets purchased without the code are $50 per person.

    Tickets are available at by clicking on the “Best of Louisville” link. All sales with the promo code ENDCANCER go directly to the cancer center.

    Admission includes food and drink tastings, cash bar and a complimentary copy of Louisville Magazine’s July “Best of Louisville” issue. The magazine created the city’s first reader-voted awards 33 years ago.

    Sponsors of the event are UofL Hospital, Korbel California Champagne, DJX 99.7 All the Hits, Four Roses Bourbon and Universal Linen Service/Every Piece Counts.

    For information, contact Elea Fox, executive director of advancement for the Brown Cancer Center, 502-852-3380 or


    Jill Scoggins is Director of Communications at UofL's Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. She has been at UofL since 2010.