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Cocktails & Amusements Commence at Six Thirty in the Evening
Flirtatious Black Tie Attire • Complimentary Valet Parking
Cox Business Center • Tulsa, OK
“The best party in town,” as it is often called, is a lavish evening to revel in fine dining, lively dancing and plenty of surprises at Cox Business Center in downtown Tulsa. All Carnivale proceeds benefit Mental Health Association Oklahoma’s housing programs, among other services.
This year, Carnivale Cabaret will be nothing less then an evening of frivolity and amusement. Come dressed in your most flirtatious black tie attire, enjoy exceptional cuisine, watch an authentic Cabaret performances and dance the night away all in the name of giving back.
The story of this legendary fundraiser began in 1990, when Mrs. Suzanne Warren co-chaired the inaugural Carnivale, then called Le Masquerade. The fundraiser allowed the Mental Health Association Oklahoma to open its first housing program, Walker Hall, in 1991. At that time, proceeds benefited only 12 tenants. Today, Carnivale will benefit over 1,200 mothers, fathers, sons and daughters living in our 23 apartment complexes.
In 2006, the fundraiser was transformed into Carnivale. In 2013, Carnivale Co-Chairs Mollie and JW Craft announced that Tulsa’s most generous companies, foundations and citizens helped raise an unprecedented $1,019,000 to benefit the Association. And building on that momentum, 2014 Event Chair, Monica Basu, took the event fundraising goal even higher – raising a record-breaking $1,252,263!
In 2014, we honored Mrs. Warren for creating a gala that has changed thousands of lives in our community. We also celebrated our past chairs, who built the momentum behind “the best party in town.” A commemorative photo spread was published in TulsaPeople magazine, featuring some of the supporters who have given of their time and resources to support this vital cause.
Carnivale Cabaret 2015 will undoubtedly live up to its name as “the best party in town” and it is poised to be another record-breaking year. Become a patron today and support a cause proven to make a difference in our community.