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National Kidney Foundation's 27th Annual Kidney Ball Featuring Entertainment by Patti LaBelle

Through Generous Supporters the Event has Raised $1 Million to Date

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released by the National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area:

WHAT: The 2007 Kidney Ball will feature entertainment by the

legendary Ms. Patti LaBelle and play host to more than 1,100

of the Washington area's business, government, health, and

community leaders. Guests will also enjoy cocktails, dinner,

silent and live auctions, and dancing.

WHY: The Washington, DC area leads the nation in the prevalence of

kidney disease, with more than 375,000 people affected, 4,800

on dialysis, and 1,700 waiting for a life-saving kidney

transplant. The Kidney Ball is the National Kidney

Foundation's largest one-day fundraiser, raising funds to

support medical research, patient and community services,

professional education, and organ donation awareness.

WHO: Event Chair: Donna Morea, President, CGI

Video Tribute: NBA superstar Alonzo Mourning, who received

a kidney transplant in 2003

WHEN: Saturday, November 17, 2007

6:00 pm Chairman's Reception with Remarks by Mayor Adrian

Fenty (by invitation only)

6:30 pm Cocktails & Silent Auction

8:00 pm Dinner

9:00 pm Live Auction

10:00 pm Patti LaBelle

WHERE: The Hilton Washington

1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

SOURCE National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
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