Atlanta, GA -October 17, 2016 - On Saturday October 22, 2016, prominent physician, national expert on women’s health and Star of Bravo TV’s “Married to Medicine”, Dr. Jackie Walters will host the 2016 “50 Shades of Pink Foundation Annual Gala”. Taking place from 6:30 pm until 10:30 pm at The Ballroom At The Carlos Centerlocated at 2500 Clairmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30029, this luxurious event will feature 20 breast cancer warriors. Each warrior will walk the runway displaying their poise, beauty, and triumph over breast cancer. The guests will experience an elegant evening of luxury, fashion, and philanthropy. In addition to the gala there will be a silent auction, elegant dinner, as well as a few special guest performances. eOne Recording Artist and ActressDemetria McKinney will perform live as well as a spoken word performance by World Renowned Poet Hank Stewart. Cox Radio’s Sasha The Diva will serve as Mistress of Ceremony for this highly anticipated affair. Having already been featured on CNN, Rolling Out, Jet Magazine, Cinco Vidas, and more, “50 Shades of Pink Foundation Annual Gala” aims to nurture the psychological and physical well-being of breast cancer warriors. This will be a pink carpet affair that’s covered by Atlanta’s premiere media outlets. The entire Atlanta community is invited to attend.
The 50 Shades of Pink Foundation is a breast cancer awareness organization motivated by sharing the importance of developing a strong system of support and creating an environment of hope and optimism. Although there is no scientific evidence to prove that individuals live longer when they develop a positive attitude, the organization continues to support the philosophy that awareness, understanding and support are needed to fight with confidence and dignity. “After beating breast cancer twice, I decided to establish the 50 Shades of Pink Foundation,” explained Dr. Jackie. “Our foundation focuses on taking care of women and men who are diagnosed and treated with Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer is covered by so many other wonderful organizations, but what sets us apart is that we nurture the person with this disease. I would like to see all Breast Cancer survivors get through this process and start feeling and looking like a champion!”
The 50 Shades of Pink Foundation Annual Gala will provide an evening of style, glamour, celebrity appearances, signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment and more. There is a $125.00 general admission fee and $175.00 VIP admission. 100 percent of the proceeds will go back into The 50 Shades of Pink Foundation to continue their mission of supporting breast cancer warriors across the nation.
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About Dr. Jackie Walters
Dr. Jacqueline Walters is changing the world. As a prominent physician, Dr. Jackie (as she is affectionately known) is gaining major acclaim and public notoriety as a national expert on women’s health, a strategic philanthropist and a rising television star.
Dr. Jackie graduated from the University of Mississippi and Alcorn State University earning
dual Bachelor of Science degrees. She later earned her medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. In 1997, Dr. Jackie completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the Medical Center of Central Georgia and Mercer University. After residency, she started in private practice where she also became affiliated with Northside Hospital in Atlanta. She has remained in private practice for 18 years.
As a nationally celebrated board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr. Jackie’s high profile clientele consists of The Braxton’s, rapper TI, and superstar Usher. In her practice, Dr. Jackie merges traditional and steadfast medicine along with a cutting-edge method that focuses on the mind, body and spirit. Her patient-focused approach and compassionate care to a diverse population of patients have afforded her recognition as a premiere medical specialist in her field.
Being a two-time breast cancer survivor, Dr. Jackie understands the effects of personal health challenges. As a dedicated teacher, she has assimilated a Women’s Wellness Program into her practice to help eradicate the increasing number of heart disease cases amongst women. In 2013, Dr. Jackie founded the 50 Shades of Pink Foundation, an organization that pays tribute to women and men diagnosed with breast cancer, nurturing their psychological and physical well-being. The charity’s mission is to treat the inner and outer beauty of breast cancer survivors. It hosts an annual fundraising luncheon in October that allows the foundation to further awareness through gifting, sponsorship of various health initiatives and family workshops.
In 2013, Dr. Jackie also burst onto the small screen as one of stars of Bravo’s hit reality series Married to Medicine where the esteemed practitioner earned legions of fans for her distinct style, sense of reason, sincere compassion and unrivaled elegance. Dr. Jackie has proved to be an important influence on the show, using the platform to display a positive and successful female image while raising awareness on the health issues that people must face each and every day.
Dr. Jackie resides in Atlanta with her husband Curtis.