THE Women’s Event—a nonprofit organization that raises funds for cancer research, prevention and care—will host its second annual event featuring Academy award-winning actress and activist Marlee Matlin as the celebrity speaker. Proceeds will benefit local efforts to battle cancer. The evening includes dinner, a silent auction and guest speakers. Co-chairs are Kathy Ferrara, Eleanor Rosenbaum and Fran Zamler. THE Women's Event is a nonprofit organization that raises funds for specific cancer-related organizations focusing on research, prevention and care activities in the St. Louis community.