Board Chair, Isabel Mercado and the volunteer board of directors ofPlanned Parenthood Association of Hidalgo County, Texas, Inc. (PPAHC) invite the public to join them at their 47th Annual Benefit Gala called, “Stand with Planned Parenthood & Spend an Evening in Hollywood,” to be held at The Social Club, located on 205 Conquest Blvd, Edinburg, Texas, on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 


  The event will feature live and silent auctions, music by Roger Stolley, full tapas dinner buffet, delectable cupcake desserts of all types and sizes and complimentary red & white wine, while supplies lasts. 


     All proceeds from this event will support men and women in the Upper Rio Grande Valley who seek preventive health services.  Planned Parenthood provides:  life saving cancer screening, prevention and treatment of STDs, family planning & breast health services, pap tests and health education to over 24,000 people yearly.


     The gala is $50 per individual, pre-sale ticket and $60 at the door, the night of the event.  You can also buy your tickets online at website.  Attire is semi-formal and guests are encouraged to arrive and register early.


     For more details on how to be a guest or sponsor this year’s gala, contact Vivian Vargas, Development Director at (956) 688-3706 or via email to .