License To Cure Gala

Saturday November 17, 2018

VIP Cocktail Reception 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
Gala Doors Open at 6:30 pm 

Mendenhall Inn Gold Ballroom, 323 Kennett Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317


Discover your inner secret agent at Shake it Off’s first License to Cure Gala on November 17, 2018. With the theme of “007 James Bond”, this year’s event will appeal to the agent in everyone with a casino-inspired gala, entertainment and auction packages. 


You're invited to an evening of epic '007 Bond Style' proportion to benefit Parkinson's disease. Shake It Off is planning the most challenging assignment in the fight against Parkinson’s yet and we are counting on your involvement. Please be ready for Gala-action on November 17, 2018 at the Mendenhall Inn in Chadds Ford, PA.

Also present for this assignment will be Keynote Speaker, Former NBA Player, Brian Grant, and Honoree, Michael Kelly, Esq.

Please be Dressed To Kill in classic Bond, Bond Girl or Bond Villain Fashion.

Cocktails . Dinner . Casino . Silent Auction



This event will raise money for Shake It Off’s work funding Parkinson’s research that will impact the quality of life for those suffering from the disease.

As a special bonus the Keynote speaker will be former NBA superstar Brian Grant. 
Brian was an NBA player, known for tenacious rebounding and a fearless attitude on the court.  During his 12-year career, he played for five teams and became a strong contributor to his surrounding communities.  Today, Brian continues to inspire as a speaker, philanthropist, and a patient who insists on thriving with Parkinson's disease.  His mission is to help people become their best, even when it seems impossible. Read more about Brian in the May 2018 issue of Sport's Illustrated (click here).  There will be a special VIP cocktail reception at 5:30 pm with Brian Grant for $50. Please be aware that the VIP reception is only available to those who purchase a Gala ticket and is limited to 100 guests.
This year's honoree will be attorney and owner of Delaware's Kelly Logan House,
Michael P. Kelly.
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The Gala includes open bar, casino games, dinner, dancing and silent auction items.  This event is not to be missed! Purchase tickets for the Gala for $125 each.  Reserve your seat today, or buy a table and sit together with your friends. 
Don't want to buy online?  You can send in check along with the RSVP card (CLICK HERE) and mail it to Shake It Off, 543 Windy Hill Road, West Chester, PA  19382.  Note, this is a first come, first serve event and by mailing your ticket purchase you will not be able to pick your table.  Questions?  Call Special Agent in Charge, Betty Stewart 215-680-4560
Choose from one of three delicious entrees.
Seafood:  North Atlantic Salmon broiled with a blend of Mediterranean Seasoning of fresh lemon juice, olive oil, oregano and herbs.
Chicken:  Harvest Chicken is a boneless chicken breast filled with bread cubes, sun dried cranberries, roasted vegetables and sweet Italian sausage, backed and served with a rich supreme sauce.
Vegetarian:  Garden Vegetable Wellington is wrapped in a flaky crust baked to perfections accompanied with grilled vegetables layered with mozzarella cheese served with a rich roasted red pepper sauce. 
Award Winning Mendenhall Inn is in the heart of Brandywine Valley near many local attractions, including Longwood Gardens.Special pricing on lodging at the Mendenhall Hotel, Chadds Ford.  Call 610-388-2100 and tell them you are with the "License To Cure" Gala.  Space is limited.
Can't make the Gala but still want to get involved?  We are seeking Corporate Sponsors, Silent Auction Items and Volunteers.  Email

Net proceeds benefit Parkinson's disease research.
Special Thank You To Our Sponsors!
~Presenting 007 James Bond Sponsor~
William Courtney
Wilmington, DE