LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The American Cancer Society announced the annual Pineywood's Cattle Baron's Gala brought in $215,000 for the non-profit organization.
The announcement was made Tuesday night at the Donor Appreciation Party. The party was held at Behannon's in downtown Lufkin. The crowd was entertained with live music from Sam Shupak.
"We had a great year this year," said fundraising co-chair Shelly Ellis. "The weather was great and we had a really good crowd."
"That money will go back into this area in cancer education materials, services and into much needed cancer research," said fundraising co-chair Robin Flournoy.