Jefferson Airplane’s Marty Balin to Headline Uncork for a Cure Benefiting Moffitt Cancer Center

November 18, 2013

WHO: Uncork for a Cure will benefit lung cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida.

WHAT: Uncork for a Cure is a wine tasting fundraiser. Marty Balin, founder and lead singer of Jefferson Airplane and its spinoff Jefferson Starship, will perform. The event will also include special guest speakers, appetizers and desserts, drawings, door prizes and more. Guests will sample 11 Keel and Curley wines with a keepsake glass.

WHEN: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Dec. 1

WHERE: Keel and Curley Winery, 5210 W. Thonotosassa Road, Plant City

TICKETS: To purchase tickets at $25 each, call 813-435-0668 or visit

About Moffitt Cancer Center

Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the No. 1 cancer hospital in Florida and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer since 1999. With more than 4,200 employees, Moffitt has an economic impact on the state of nearly $2 billion. For more information, visit, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.