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Join Us September 20, 2014

for Headdress Ball XXV!

A benefit for the Hope and Help Center of Central Florida.

At the Hilton Orlando off International Drive

Headdress Ball is Orlando´s most outrageous black tie event. It is a who´s who extravaganza filled with lively entertainment, sumptuous food and libations and visual masterpieces the likes of which you have never seen before. It is hard to believe that this year is our 25th annual Headdress Ball. This event has evolved from a small floral competition to an all-out Las Vegas style show and production. In addition to the dinner, awards and live auction there is a stunning, exciting show and Headdress exhibition. The entertainment is always sure to wow and delight guests. Please read our history to see the story behind the event!


The Headdress Ball Event Rundown:

Thank you for your support of the 25th Annual Headdress Ball which will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Hilton Orlando 6001 Destination Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32819.  Below is important event information regarding your tickets, please share with your guests.

5:15pm – 7:00pm REGISTRATION:  Headdress Ball this year is going to be big.  We have added over 30 more tables with an increase of over 300 guests!  Save time registering at Headdress Ball by PRE-REGISTERING!  Simply click on the link: then click on the "Register Now" button. You will be prompted to fill in your first and last name, email and billing address, cell phone number and password. Save time so you can focus on the important part of Headdress.....the party!  Registration is located at the bottom of the escalator.  If you have not submitted your guest list, please email it to Your guest list should include your guests first and last names, cell phone number, and email.

501 Auctions: This year we will once again use a link to your browser on your smart phone for bidding on the Silent Auction and to make a donation.  This year is different from last year because instead of a handheld, it will be a link to your browser on your smart phone.

5:15pm – 9:30pm SILENT AUCTION: We accept cash, check (payable to Hope and Help), Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.  Start shopping, tax free, for the holidays!

6:00pm – 7:00pm V.I.P. RECEPTION


HILTON ORLANDO:  To book your hotel room please visit We have a direct link to make your reservation.

The Headdress Ball is an event which enables the Hope and Help Center to raise funds to provide life saving services to our clients.  This year’s event is sure to be a smashing success, thanks to the generous support of people like you!

Please feel free to contact us with any questions:  407.645.2577 x111 or  Thank you once again for your generous contribution and we will see you at the 25th Annual Headdress Ball!



Chris Hessler

Events Manager

Headdress Ball History

by Sam Ewing, co-founder of Headdress Ball Read More History On The Headdress Ball


Hope and Help Center of Central Florida Inc.

Established in 1988, the mission of the Hope and Help Center of Central Florida is simple: to save lives by treating and preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS in Central Florida. The Hope and Help Center offers medical case management, testing, counseling, peer support, education and community outreach programs, including a food pantry. By supporting the Headdress Ball you assist the Hope and Help Center in fulfilling this very import role in your community. Headdress Ball is Hope and
Help´s largest fundraiser of the year raising over 5 million dollars for the Central Florida AIDS service organization since its inception 25 years ago. Our client-centered services cover the full continuum from HIV prevention to treatment.