DALLAS, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Neiman Marcus announced today that four Los Angeles based charities will benefit from its Topanga store gala, to be held Thursday, September 4th, 2008.
ALS Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter, Grossman Burn Foundation, The MOCA Projects Council of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), and the New West Symphony have been chosen to receive all money raised from the Gala ticket sales. Neiman Marcus Topanga officially opens its doors Friday, September 5th, 2008.
"Neiman Marcus is thrilled to open our 40th store in Topanga, California. As importantly, we are honored to be associated with four very special non-profit organizations with meaningful ties to the greater Los Angeles community," commented Karen Katz, Neiman Marcus, President and CEO. "Throughout our company's history, we have worked to be an involved and caring corporate citizen, and we look forward to supporting the community that supports the store!"
As the only non-profit voluntary health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, The ALS Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter leads the way in research, patient and community services, public education and advocacy. In addition to supporting research for a cure, the Chapter, located in Agoura Hills, CA provides important assistance for persons with Lou Gehrig's Disease, their families, caregivers, and health professionals in the Greater Los Angeles area. The ALS Association, has awarded nearly $40 million toward research since 1991 and is currently overseeing approximately 100 different research projects. http://www.alsala.org.
The Grossman Burn Foundation is the philanthropic arm of The Grossman
Burn Centers (GBC). Under the leadership of Co-Director, Dr. Peter
Grossman, The Grossman Burn Centers are one of the preeminent resources for
health care and treatment for burn v
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