Parties can be an expensive way to raise money for charity
By Linda B. Blackford and Beverly Fortune
HERALD-LEADER STAFF WRITERS
The Markey Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises money for UK's Markey Cancer Center, used to give the largest, lushest party in Central Kentucky, complete with elegantly dressed guests, lavish decorations and the sale of Tiffany jewels. At its height, the famed Lexington Ball raised $176,000 for cancer research at the university."