The NASCAR Foundation will host their first-ever NYC fete to celebrate 10 Years of Giving and to honor its Founder Betty Jane France, who passed away unexpectedly last month.

Grammy and Tony nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles will perform at the gala.

Expected to attend are honoree Mark Lazarus (Chairman, NBC Sports Group); Hosted by The France Family, including Brian France (CEO and Chairman of NASCAR) and Amy France; featured performer Sara Bareilles; NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty and Rusty Wallace; NASCAR Champions and Rising Stars including Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Danica Patrick, Kyle Larson, Kasey Kahne, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Martin Truex, Jr., Julia Landauer, Mike Helton; and special guests Lesa France Kennedy, Krista Voda, Ben Kennedy, Adrienne C. Moore (Actress, “Orange is the New Black”) and many more.

The evening will honor those who have demonstrated admirable commitment to and support of children’s health initiatives through numerous awards, including first-ever NASCAR Foundation Founder’s Award, honoring one who has made significant contributions to philanthropy through use of time, talent and resources – both personally and professionally – to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children; the Speediactrics Children’s Champion Award to a medical professional who has showcased significant contributions, leadership and dedication to enriching the lives of children; the Betty France Humanitarian Award, presented by Nationwide, to the NASCAR fan who has shown tremendous dedication to improving the lives of children in their communities;

The benefit will also launch of the Speediatrics Children’s Fund and present a live auction featuring the artwork of the 2015 Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award winner Jeff Hanson.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 

WHERE: Marriot Marquis
1365 Broadway (between 45th and 46th Streets)
NYC

MORE: For more information and tickets, visit www.nascarfoundation.org/Honorsgala.

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