The KCET Visionary Award honors individuals who have made unique and visionary contributions to improving the lives of others through their support of arts and culture, healthcare, education and the well being of children.
Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) April 30, 2010 -- Esteemed Angelenos Patrick Soon-Shiong, M.D. and his wife Michele B. Chan will be presented with the 10th KCET Visionary Award at the Los Angeles PBS station’s 2010 Gala celebration on Tuesday, June 8, at 6:00 p.m., at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, it has been announced by Al Jerome, KCET president and CEO. The KCET Visionary Award honors individuals who have made unique and visionary contributions to improving the lives of others through their support of arts and culture, healthcare, education and the well being of children. This year’s honorees are internationally acclaimed for transformational developments in medicine and innovative approaches to healthcare that benefit individuals from all walks of life, locally and around the world. Dr. Soon-Shiong has conceived and created new lifesaving drugs and medical treatments in addition to transforming the model of health delivery systems.
The evening will include live entertainment, an elegant gourmet dinner and a presentation ceremony. The Gala Co-Chairs are past KCET Visionary honorees Marion and John Anderson, Kelly and Robert Day, and Tina and Rick Caruso. It is highly anticipated that prominent business colleagues, community leaders and celebrity guests will join KCET in honoring the couple.
“KCET is proud to honor Patrick Soon-Shiong and Michele B. Chan with the 10th KCET Visionary Award,” said Al Jerome, KCET President and CEO. “Their commitmen
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