Friday, November 11, 2011

S.L.E. Foundation's event of the year in NYC - don't miss it!

The S.L.E. Foundation of NYC has quite the event coming up this month. Check out the line up below - a great night for a great cause!

Here are the details - tickets are steep, but maybe your company or a big client is looking for a way to get involved with your oh-so-special cause. It never hurts to ask!

Monday, November 21, 2011
S.L.E. LUPUS FOUNDATION HOSTS
“Life Without Lupus Gala 2011: A Night at the Museum”
Honoring U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg; Mrs. Bonnie Englebardt Lautenberg, and Daniel J. Wallace, MD, Founder, Lupus LA. Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and activist Carole King to Perform

More than 600 members of New York City’s philanthropic, business and health care communities will join forces at the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation Life Without Lupus Gala 2011 on Monday, November 21, 2011 at The American Museum of Natural History. Aptly named “A Night at the Museum,” this year’s black tie gala, co-hosted by Willie Geist, Co-Host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and Natalie Morales, News Anchor at NBC’s Today Show, will herald the quantum leap taking place in lupus research.

U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg and Mrs. Bonnie Englebardt Lautenberg will be honored for their help in making lupus a national priority. Mrs. Lautenberg’s sister and S.L.E. Lupus Foundation Board member, Carol Weisman, was diagnosed with lupus at age 19. Daniel J. Wallace (MD, FACP, FACR), founder of Lupus LA, will be presented with the Foundation’s Medical Leadership Award.

Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and activist Carole King will perform a tapestry of songs in honor of all women living with lupus. A live auction conducted by Jamie Niven, renowned auctioneer of Sotheby’s, will allow participants to support specific cutting-edge research at many world-renowned renowned institutions. Guests will enjoy a full program and sumptuous dinner served by Caterer Restaurant Associates, the official caterer for the Museum.

WHERE: American Museum of Natural History -- Central Park West at 79th Street, New York
WHEN: Monday, November 21, 2011 -- 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

TICKETS: For information, visit www.lupusny.org or call Anita Cruso at 1-212-685.4118 x. 29 acruso@lupusny.org. Individual tickets start at: $1,000

About S.L.E. Lupus Foundation: The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation is the country’s preeminent organization delivering direct patient services, public education and novel research at a national level. Founded 40 years ago in New York City by lupus patients and their families as the first nonprofit to serve the lupus community, it remains the cornerstone of comprehensive care in all five boroughs in the continuous battle for a Life Without Lupus.

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