65th Anniversary celebration is going virtual

July 24, 2020 | Category: Press Releases

Cetronia Ambulance Corps is celebrating its 65th anniversary of saving lives in our community this year and is pleased to announce that its “Health On Wheels™” Gala will be held virtually on Saturday, August 22 at 6:45 p.m.

This year’s Honorary Gala Host will be local EMMY award-winning TV personality and design expert, Carson Kressley. Carson started his career as an independent stylist and became invaluable to major designers such as Ralph Lauren. A few years later, he took a leap into television when, in 2003, he became a breakout star as the fashion savant on Bravo’s Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, which won a primetime EMMY and gained a worldwide following for Carson which continues to this day.

With his close relationship and collaborations with Oprah Winfrey, Carson revolutionized America’s personal fashion sense of style. He’s hosted multiple TV shows including Lifetime’s How to Look Good Naked, & ABC’s True Beauty, appeared as a fashion critic & commentator on shows including The Oprah Winfrey Show & Good Morning America. Carson has competed on several reality shows including NBC’s hit show Celebrity Apprentice, Food Network’s Celebrity Cupcake Wars, ABC’s Celebrity Family Feud, and the 13th season of Dancing with the Stars where he was a fan favorite raising awareness & donations for several charities. Currently, Carson is a key judge on the TV series RuPaul’s Drag Race, which continues to win multiple EMMYs. New fan favorites include his interior design show, Get A Room with Carson & Thom, Freeform’s Wrap Battle, and his new home entertainment talk show, Couched, where he interviews A-list celebrities & elite interior designers.

Carson Kressley will be sure to have the audience laughing during his segments of “Cocktails, Conversations, and Getting Curious with Carson.” The night will also have some spectacular items to bid on during the silent auction such as a day trip with Carson to NYC including limo ride, lunch at Bergdorf Goodman and a shopping spree with a fashion consult. Attendees will be able to vote on their favorite face mask photo for $1 per vote or donate to help purchase items to support the lifesaving mission.

“We are honored and enthusiastic to have Carson Kressley serve as our honorary host at our 65th Anniversary Gala virtual celebration. The world of EMS often sits in the shadows and we hope that with Carson’s online presence we can raise awareness about the crucial state our industry is in. Our hope is that with this knowledge we will grow public support of our nonprofit lifesaving mission,” said Robert F. Mateff Sr., Interim CEO of Cetronia Ambulance Corps.

The event will be free to attend. It will be streamed on Facebook and Service Electric Cable TV channel 2 or 502, our platinum sponsor for the evening. To register to bid on items, vote or donate, visit: https://cetronia.home.qtego.net/. The public may also text to donate by sending “EMS” to #72727.

A special thank you goes out to the sponsors for the event; Presenting Sponsor Lehigh Valley Health Network; Platinum Sponsor Service Electric Cable TV; Embassy Bank; Enterprise Fleet; McGriff Insurance; Capital BlueCross; Countess Communications; Lesavoy Butz & Seitz; ET&T; HMK Insurance; MP Outfitters; Highmark; Fellowship Community. Without their generous support, this special night would not be possible.