Krista Sklar is one of the American Center Society’s Tributes of Hope. Krista is the librarian at St. Mary’s school in Natchitoches. She is married and has three beautiful children. Krista was diagnosed with Endocervical Cancer in January of 2016. She is currently in remission and hopes that her story can be used as a reminder of the importance of regularly schedules exams and the benefits of early detection. To purchase tickets to the Belles and Beaus on the Cane, which will be held Oct. 26 at Melrose Plantation, call 318-219-1668. Tickets can also be purchased by visiting main.acsevents.org/bellesandbeausnatchitoches. Tickets are $100 and include a live and silent auction, dinner catered by Maison Louisiane Catering, and live entertainment by Grammy Award Winning Artist Wayne Toups.