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N.Y. Mets' Omar Minaya Recognized at National Brain Cancer Organization's 3rd Annual Gala
Date:6/9/2008


NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: Voices Against Brain Cancer's (VABC) third annual fundraising

event which will honor New Yorkers impacted personally by brain

cancer. VABC is working to advance the progress towards a cure and

support the medical research and clinical trials critical to the

eradication of the disease. For more information about the

organization or to purchase gala tickets please visit

http://www.voicesagainstbraincancer.org

WHERE: Hammerstein Ballroom

311 West 34th Street

New York City

WHEN: Thursday, June 12, 2008, 6:00pm - 10:00pm E.T.

WHO: -- Kirstin Cole, CBS 2 News, Master of Ceremonies

-- Omar Minaya, General Manager of the New York Mets; 2008 Voices

Award Recipient

-- Lynn Kohlman, Model and Photographer and formerly DKNY Fashion

Director; Brain Cancer Survivor; 2008 Voices Against Brain

Cancer Courage Award Recipient

-- Susan Pannullo, MD, Director of Neuro Oncology in the

Department of Neurological Surgery at N.Y. Presbyterian

Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; 2008 Gary Lichtenstein

Humanitarian Award Recipient

-- David Bailey, Musician, 12-year Brain Cancer Survivor; 2008

Voices Against Brain Cancer Courage Award Recipient

WHY: According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly 22,000 new

cases from brain and other nervous system tumors are estimated in

the United States this year alone with over 13,000 resulting in

deaths.

Sara Spiro

The Glover Park Group

3299 K Street NW, Suite 500

Washington, DC 20007

202.295.0117 (Direct Line)

202.337.913
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