Navigation Links
Joe and Sue Paterno to be Honored for Their 'Lifetime of Achievement' at the Honor a Star. Be a Star. Gala at New York's Mandarin Oriental Hotel April 29, 2009

- Hall of Fame Football Coach and Wife Recognized for Personal Contributions to the Community, Charities and Penn State University -

PHILADELPHIA, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 29, 2009 a galaxy of stars from the world of sports, business, medicine and nonprofits will gather at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City to honor Joe and Sue Paterno's life-long devotion to helping others in the community and through personal charities, as well as their well-known commitment to Penn State University.

Hosted by the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association, the Second Annual Honor a Star. Be a Star. Gala will feature a special guest celebrity MC, as well as a moving tribute to the Paternos, dinner and an award presentation.

Proceeds from the event benefit the CMTA's Strategy to Accelerate Research (STAR(TM)), an unprecedented collaboration of top researchers from around the world that has been created to develop new treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder (CMT), and a cure within ten years. Coach Paterno has served as national spokesperson for the CMTA over the past several years.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. with a VIP reception with Joe and Sue Paterno.

Tickets for the Honor a Star. Be a Star. Gala are $500 and are tax deductible. To purchase tickets call 1-800-606-2682 or visit Companies, organizations and individuals interested in sponsoring the event or making a donation can contact the CMTA at 610-499-9264.

About the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association:

The CMTA, headquartered in Chester, Pennsylvania, is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1983. The CMTA goals include providing patient support, public education, promotion of research, and ultimately the improved treatment and cure of CMT. The organization is led by an Executive Director and governed by a voluntary Board of Directors (BOD), and an international Medical Advisory Board (MAB) comprised of over fifty clinical and research professionals in specialties such as neurology, genetics, orthopedic surgery, physiatry, physical therapy and podiatry. The CMTA Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is comprised of senior scientists with extensive research experience related to CMT. An External Advisory Board, made up of internationally recognized scientists, serves in an advisory capacity to the SAB. For more information, visit

    CONTACT:    Shannon Baker
                412-381-5400 x107

SOURCE Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Honored for EMR Sophistication, HIMSS Analytics Announces Stage 6 Hospitals
2. Two Scientists Honored with MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimers Disease
3. WuXi PharmaTech Honored on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2008 List for the Fifth Consecutive Year
4. Allison Honored with Hospital Associations Highest Award
5. Griffin Honored with Tenth Year on FORTUNE Best Companies to Work for List
6. Atlanta Educator Kim Bearden Honored as Healthy Hero by AMERIGROUP Foundation
7. Chicagos Sports Stars Honored at Annual Dinner Benefiting the March of Dimes
8. Fredericka Roper of Atlanta Honored as Healthy Hero By the AMERIGROUP Foundation
9. Young Athletes Gift of Life to be Honored on Rose Parade Float
10. M. D. Andersons Cohen honored for contributions to traditional Chinese medicine
11. Floridas Top Health Care Nonprofits Honored With 2008 Sapphire Awards
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... , ... Indosoft Inc., developer and distributor of the world-class ... (Long Term Support) into its Q-Suite 5.10 product line. , Making the change ... version of Asterisk that will receive not only security fixes, but feature and ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... a real-time eReferral system for diagnostic imaging in the Waterloo region. Using the ... and Nuclear Medicine tests directly from their electronic medical record (EMR) without the ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Jobs in hospital medical laboratories and in the imaging field ... agency Aureus Medical Group . These fields, as well as travel ... for healthcare jobs through the company’s website, , The leading healthcare ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Pixel ... self-animating trailer titles with ProTrailer: Vintage. This newly styled ProTrailer pack comes with ... work with any font, giving users limitless opportunities to stylize and create designs ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Additional breast cancers found with ... according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers said that ... necessitate a change in treatment. , Breast MRI is the most sensitive technique ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 Research and Markets ( ) ... Pacemaker Market Outlook to 2019 - Rise in Cardiac Disorders ... report to their offering. Boston ... Boston scientific and others. --> ... Biotronik, Boston scientific and others. ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... announced the addition of the  "2016 ... the Global Cell Surface Testing Market: ... report to their offering.  --> ... addition of the  "2016 Future Horizons ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... addition of the  "2016 Future Horizons ... Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) Market: Supplier ... Emerging Opportunities"  report to their offering.  ... announced the addition of the  "2016 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: