By Carlisa Dorsey on May 6, 2010 http://www.dfwtalkscancer.org/
By Carlisa Dorsey on May 6, 2010 http://www.dfwtalkscancer.org/The American Cancer Society was the charity of choice at Silk Threads, Inc.’s April 25 launch of their new collection. The exclusive, invitation only event was held at the Rosewood Crescent Hotel in Dallas. At the close of the fashion show, Society Regional Vice President Maria Clark was presented with a $2,000 check from Raj Bhandari, Silk Threads co-owner and long-time volunteer.”Mr. Bhandari has served on our Dallas Executive Management Board for many years. He has been very influential in helping us elevate cancer awareness in our communities, raise funds, and cultivate collaborators who share in our vision to eliminate cancer,” said Clark. “We are thankful for Silk Threads’ support in our fight against cancer and honored to be a part of such an exciting event.”The collection showcased traditional South Asian bridal wear, as well as more trendy tunics. Silk Threads, known for its vibrant use of colors and hand-made embroideries, is the design house of choice for more than 400 high-end boutiques and catalog houses in the U.S. The minority, woman-owned business has been a leading provider of designer mainstream and ethnic apparel for more than 18 years.Bhandari is also is a member of the Society’s Corporate Hero Circle inaugural class, a program that offers Dallas professionals the opportunity to network with business and community leaders, while fundraising and educating others about the Society’s life-saving mission. To learn more about Corporate Hero Circle, visit corporateherodallas.org <http://www.corporateherodallas.org/> .