IRVINE, Calif., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviir, a biotechnology company dedicated to the prevention of cardiovascular disease through innovative laboratory tests and Guard A Heart, a non-profit foundation committed to raising awareness about heart disease prevention, will sponsor Storyland, a Red Carpet Charity Extravaganza in Hollywood on March 16th.
The party will have a whimsical Dr. Seuss theme, as homage to the children the charity gala benefits. A portion of the proceeds will go to the L.A. based non-profit "Reading, Writing, its Exciting," a program which helps at-risk children learn to read and write.
"It is our privilege to work in collaboration with Caus;ology to help further childhood literacy for those most vulnerable," said Dr. Harrington, CEO of Aviir Diagnostic Laboratories. "Through our support of this event we hope to raise awareness on the importance of heart disease prevention. As many as one in three kids and teens are overweight, contributing to early onset heart disease. Education is key for this highly controllable disease, and reading and writing is the foundation of any education. We are excited to be fostering literacy for children through this fun event."
The gala will be held at the world famous RISE building at Hollywood and Highland and will include a celebrity host, open bar, gourmet catering, DJ EQ, aerial dancers, photo booths, decadent desserts and event gift bags.
Tickets for this event can be purchased at: http://www.storyland.mobi/Storyland/After_Party_Tickets.html
Aviir was founded in 2005 by cardiologists and scientists from the Stanford University School of Medicine to focus on discovery, development and commercialization of innovative diagnostic tests. The biotechnology company specializes in developing proprietary diagnostic tests that will assist in identifying patients that are t
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