Date Announced for 12th Annual Summer Bash for Childhood Cancer

Save the date! The 12th Annual Summer Bash for Childhood Cancer ( will take place on Saturday, August 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suite La Vista Convention Center, located at 12520 Westport Parkway in La Vista. This event is sponsored by the Metro Area Youth Foundation, Inc., an all-volunteer organization comprised of Omaha Metro Area Optimist Clubs. The event will feature a program, dinner, live and silent auctions, raffles and dessert auction. The theme of this year’s event is a night in Paris, France.  Parisian casual evening wear is preferred. Be sure to make your reservation by August 16 for an inspirational evening at the Eiffel Tower!

Each year, Summer Bash allows the Metro Area Youth Foundation to heighten the public awareness of the financial hardships experienced by families with a child battling cancer. Proceeds benefit families who have children with cancer by providing financial assistance directly to the families in need as well as local hospitals and camps.

For more details or to make a reservation, go to or email Additional information can be found on the Summer Bash for Childhood Cancer’s Facebook page.