LIVESTRONG, YWCA partner to host golf tournament, black tie gala this week

YORK, Pa.-- LIVESTRONG is bringing their fight against cancer to York this week.

On Tuesday, October 11, LIVESTRONG will be at the YMCA Golf Outing at the Hanover Country Club. Registration is set for 9:30 a.m. with noon the time for the shotgun start.

This event will be followed with LIVESTRONG present at the YMCA Black Tie Gala on Friday, October 14. It will be held at the Wyndham Garden in York. Former Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward will be present, and serve as the keynote speaker. FOX43's Evan Forrester will serve as the MC for the event.

From 5-6 p.m., there will be a private "meet and greet" with Hines Ward. That will be followed by a black tie dinner from 6:15-11 p.m. The dinner will include live and silent auctions and the 19 piece "Unforgettable Big Ben."

Melissa Gross, Associate Director of Administration and Development of YWCA of York and Sarah Zinn, Marketing Director of the YWCA, are stopping by the set of FOX43 Morning News to preview the event.