LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Justin Timberlake; Sam, Younes and David Nazarian; and Larry and Sandy Post will be honored by the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors at their annual Gala on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California. The event, sponsored by Lexus, benefits the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Heart Stem Cell Center. As the event sponsor, Lexus donated a 2010 Lexus LS 600h L Luxury sedan for an opportunity drawing.
Justin Timberlake will receive the Heart of Hollywood Award during the event for his exemplary contributions to the entertainment industry. Sam Nazarian, along with his family members Younes and David Nazarian, will receive the Humanitarian Award for their numerous contributions to Los Angeles and Israel based communities including numerous charitable organizations. Larry and Sandy Post will receive the Philanthropic Leadership Award for their heartfelt dedication to their community and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. As a demonstration of their commitment, the Posts recently made a major lead gift to the Board of Governors Heart Stem Cell Center and currently serve on the Board of Governors of Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
The Gala benefits the Board of Governors Heart Stem Cell Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The Center focuses on new ways to regenerate the ailing heart using advanced cell-based treatments involving the patient's own adult, non-embryonic stem cells. The Center strives to provide better alternatives to traditional drugs, heart transplantation and implanted devices to help the 1.1 million Americans who suffer heart attacks each year as well as the 550,000 Americans diagnosed with heart failure.
ABOUT CEDARS-SINAI BOARD OF GOVERNORS
The mission of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors is to build a diverse community of donors and leaders who are committed to supporting the Medical Center by providing financial resources, educational experiences for its members, and volunteer opportunities. For more information on how to get involved with the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors, please call (310) 423-7471.
Individual tickets for the Gala begin at $500, packages begin at $2,500, please call (323) 904-4400 for more information or to purchase tickets.
Contact: Christina Lee/Ivy Mollenkamp ROGERS & COWAN 310-854-8100
SOURCE Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors
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