TOLEDO, Ohio – On Monday, January 24, 2022, ticket sales launched for The Victory Center’s hallmark event: Luncheon & Fashion Show Presented by Mercy Health. The event happens Friday, March 4, 2022 at the Hilton Garden Inn (HGI) at Levis Commons in Perrysburg; This year’s theme is “Timeless in Teal”. Tickets have historically sold out for the annual style show.

Space in the Commodore Ballroom of HGI is limited to 560 guests. At the time of this release, fewer than 200 seats remain available. Each year, the event begins with a social hour at 10:30am, followed by a gourmet lunch and a fabulous, New York-style fashion show choreographed by Katie Maskey. 8 survivor models will share their story on the stage before taking a victory walk down the runway and being joined by another 22 ‘friend of The Victory Center’ models. Walking the 72’ runway this year are Kristian Brown of 13 ABC, Tiffany Tarpley and Dan Cummins of WTOL 11, and former Toledo Mayor, Mike Bell.

Back by popular demand will be Chrys Peterson, local cancer advocate, as Master of Ceremonies.

The event planning committee has developed a number of unique raffles, including a Big Ticket Raffle featuring a 6 to 8-night cruise for two on Royal Caribbean, a blue topaz and diamond tennis bracelet from J Foster Jewelers, as well as a $1,000 voucher for a private dining experience at Hollywood Casino’s Final Cut Steak & Seafood. Cancer survivors in attendance are honored with our Survivors Only Raffle, plus we’re thrilled to bring back the Raffle Basket Extravaganza featuring more than 15 beautifully themed, high-valued baskets. Guests providing a donation of any denomination will be entered into a drawing to win a Michael Kors themed basket valued at over $700 generously donated by Dillard’s.

New this year, our Harold Jaffe Jewelry Pull will feature 300 pair of cubic zirconia earrings, selling for $20 apiece. Concealed in one of the boxes will be a genuine pair of gold earrings! On the count of 3…2…1, everyone will open and one lucky winner will walk away with a stunning pair of diamond studs.

The Victory Center was founded in 1996 to support and educate cancer patients and those closest to them by providing programs and services aimed at meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those touched by cancer. Services are provided at no cost to patients, and all donations are fully tax deductible.

For more information about The Victory Center’s support of cancer patients, please visit or call 419-531-7600.