Navigation Links
National Hospice Foundation Gala to be a Sparkling Celebration
Date:3/24/2009

Annual Awards will Honor Significant Achievement

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hospice Foundation will hold its fifth annual gala - Bricks and Diamonds - on Friday, April 24, 2009, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The event applauds those who have advanced hospice and palliative care in an extraordinary way and helped society better understand the journey at life's end. Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews and The Chris Matthews Show on NBC, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

NHF will honor Dr. Forrest Church, a noted author and Minister of Public Theology at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in New York City, with the Buchwald Spirit Award for Public Awareness. The National Hospice Foundation's Humanitarian Leadership Award will be presented to Jamie and Karen Moyer of The Moyer Foundation for their dedication to grieving children and teens through Camp Erin, a national network of bereavement camps. And the Public Policy Award will recognize the efforts of members of the United States Congress who are leading the charge to protect hospice support - Senators Arlen Specter (PA) and Tom Harkin (IA), Congressman Chris Van Hollen (MD) and former Congressman Jim Ramstad, now a resident fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School.

The evening includes dinner and dancing, with a kick-off cocktail reception hosted by Emerald Sponsor Hospice Pharmacia. A sparkling silent auction is also planned, featuring traditional auction packages, highlighted by a collection of estate, gently used and one-of-a-kind jewelry.

"The National Hospice Foundation is committed to compassionate care at the end of life. Our annual gala celebrates this mission, attracting more than 700 guests from across the country," said J. Donald Schumacher, president of NHF.

"We will spotlight all that glitters, from diamonds to our shining honorees, creating a welcome escape and evening of fantasy for many hospice professionals and community leaders who spend their days caught up in the business of providing care in today's economy. We are so grateful to our event partners - Hospice Pharmacia, Suncoast Solutions and Capitol File Magazine - for helping us create this very special event."

Reservations for the black-tie gala are now being accepted, with individual prices ranging from $250 to $750. Table sponsorships are available starting at $5,000. For information, visit www.nationalhospicefoundation.org, or call 703/516-4928.

    CONTACT:
    Susan Messina
    NHF Director, Communications
    (703) 647-8517


'/>"/>
SOURCE National Hospice Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. International study strengthens case for daily calcium pill
2. Yakima Health Care Leader Tapped for Leadership Post at National Association
3. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
4. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
5. Us TOO Launches National SEA Blue Campaign for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
6. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
7. National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), the Largest Insurance Subrogation Association in the World - Announced Today that Leslie Wiernik has Joined the Organization as Director of Education
8. 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening of New Allenwood, PA National Model Detox Center
9. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
10. LCA Hails International Investigators Studying Lung Cancer
11. National Patient Safety Foundation Partners with Vocera Communications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified ... be personalized through a fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major ... only offer a one size fits all type program , They don’t eliminate ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize each ... Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into hand ... select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the Final ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Canada (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional ... pursuit of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can ... risk more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... 12th International Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two ... Announcement of the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Plano, TX (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... taking part in Genome magazine’s Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients ... for an award to be presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  MedSource announced today that it has ... solution of choice.  This latest decision demonstrates MedSource,s ... their clients by offering a state-of-the-art electronic data ... nowEDC as the EDC platform of choice in ... "nowEDC has long been a preferred EDC platform ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 Roche ... received 510(k) clearance for its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) ... severe sepsis or septic shock. With this clearance, Roche ... provide a fully integrated solution for sepsis risk assessment ... associated with bacterial infection and PCT levels in blood ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 , ... on Thursday, July 7, 2016 , , , , LOCATION: ... , , , , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , ... Senior Industry Analyst, Christi Bird; Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and ... The global pharmaceutical industry is witnessing an exceptional era. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: