Navigation Links
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society's 35th Annual Dinner of Champions to Honor Summit Entertainment's Rob Friedman
Date:4/16/2009

Dinner to be held Wednesday, September 16, 2009

LOS ANGELES, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Rob Friedman, Co-Chairman and CEO, Summit Entertainment, will be honored at the 35th annual Dinner of Champions, sponsored by and benefiting the Southern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The gala event will take place on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. The event raises funds that support National MS Society's vital programs and services to improve the quality of life for the MS community, as well as cutting-edge research worldwide for better treatments and a cure.

Under the guidance of Chair Tom Sherak, the Dinner of Champions has raised $37 million in the last 16 years. Sherak will once again chair the 2009 Dinner. Commenting on this year's event, he said, "Rob Friedman actively volunteers and supports numerous local charities, including efforts to benefit the MS community. I have known Robbie as a friend and colleague for over twenty five years. He honors me, my family and all who suffer with MS by accepting this honor." Previous honorees have included such distinguished individuals as Sir Howard Stringer, Steven Hilton, Peter Chernin, Joe Roth, Amy Pascal, Jim Gianopulos, Bob and Harvey Weinstein, Tom Rothman, Michael Lynton, Rob Moore and most recently Oren Aviv.

The Dinner of Champions makes an enormous contribution in the movement to end multiple sclerosis, not only in raising funds for research, programs and services, but also in raising awareness about MS itself. With the continuing commitment of its supporters, especially the unprecedented generosity within the entertainment community, the Southern California Chapter's "Dinner of Champions" has become the most successful Dinner held by any chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Last year's event raised $2.5 million.

Multiple sclerosis affects 2.5 mill
'/>"/>

SOURCE The National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. National Managed Care Provider First to Workers Compensation Market with Innovative Technology that Reduces Costs to Employers
2. VirtualScopics Scientists to Present at International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 17th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition
3. Medical International Technology Inc. "MIT" announces a minimum of 6 million dollars exclusive agreement for a period of 5 years with a Malaysian Distributor for its Med-Jet(R) Needle-Free Jet-Injector
4. 2nd Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day Builds on Growing Awareness of Advance Care Planning
5. Frost & Sullivan and International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) Present a Webinar on the Economy: Personal Protective Equipment Industry - Immune to Global Slowdown?
6. Statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Chairman and President, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University and Former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare on New York States Action Council
7. Chicagos Top Minds Join National Business and Health Leaders in Addressing Medical Innovation, Highlighting Policies Needed to Maintain U.S. Competitiveness in Medical Science and Discovery
8. Obama Urged to Bring Back National Meatless Program
9. Companies Continue To Add Wellness Programs, Watson Wyatt/National Business Group On Health Survey Finds
10. National Survey Reveals Gap in Uncontrolled Asthma Knowledge - Putting Asthma Patients at Risk for Serious Health Consequences
11. Obama Urged to Revive National Meatless Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2014)... 21, 2014) -- A group of scientists from ... the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has found interesting ... neuropsychological function in Parkinson,s disease (PD). , ... the study, which assessed cognitive function in depressed ... dopamine replacement therapy commonly used to treat motor ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Medicine researchers have been awarded two-year grants for their ... this month. Of the 110 initial submissions to the ... Program, only four projects were funded, three of which ... Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; G. William Wong, Ph.D.; and Elias ... of oncology, will use his $500,000 proof of principle ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Calif. (April 18, 2014) ― A new study in ... weekly patterns in health-related Google searches reveals a recurring ... strategies. , Investigators from San Diego State ... the Monday Campaigns, analyzed "healthy" Google searches (searches that ... "healthy diet") originating in the U.S. from 2005 to ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate ... having prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, according ... from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The ... for men with so-called high-grade prostate cancer those ... indicating the presence of the most aggressive and rapidly ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... to a study published today in PLOS Pathogens ... where malaria is common can mount an immune response ... to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness ... their bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future ... the malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Treating depression in PD patients: New research 2Health News:New research shows people are thinking about their health early in the week 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 3Health News:Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria 2
... BlueShield Give 40 in District Opportunity to Help Community Prevent HIV/AIDS ... ... Education ( SHIRE ), Inc., is reaching out to 40 young men ... prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS and childhood obesity. The ...
... Manhattan Cross Cultural Group is now offering at ... CME cultural competency training course for physicians in New ... by June 30, 2009. New Jersey physicians can sign ... by visiting: http://www.qualityinteractions.org/index.new.html ...
... BETHESDA, Md., May 11 The American College of ... four new directors, following its 2009 annual meeting. The ... for the Foundation and for advancing the policies and ... a term of 5 years, are: Wayne W. Grody, ...
... Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America,s Health Insurance ... containment framework presented to President Obama:"Health plans are honored ... framework for cost containment, which is essential to make ... and preserve the competitiveness of our country. We strongly ...
... Massachusetts, May 11 ,Optasia Medical Ltd., a ... has received certification for the successful,registration of ... 9001:2008 and ISO,13485:2003. The certification audit was ... 2009. The Intertek auditor examined all elements ...
... northwest region with more hires planned throughout the ... The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority has hired ... to help healthcare facilities that report through the ... safety for Pennsylvania citizens. The Patient Safety Liaison ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Stepping Up: D.C. Wards 7 and 8 Teens to Teach Prevention of HIV, Obesity in Summer Youth Program 2Health News:Stepping Up: D.C. Wards 7 and 8 Teens to Teach Prevention of HIV, Obesity in Summer Youth Program 3Health News:Stepping Up: D.C. Wards 7 and 8 Teens to Teach Prevention of HIV, Obesity in Summer Youth Program 4Health News:Attention New Jersey Physicians Still Needing to Meet Cultural Competency Requirement by June 30 2Health News:New Board Members Join American College of Medical Genetics Foundation (ACMGF): Distinguished Executive, Medical and Philanthropic Leaders Bring Additional Perspectives to the ACMGF Board 2Health News:New Board Members Join American College of Medical Genetics Foundation (ACMGF): Distinguished Executive, Medical and Philanthropic Leaders Bring Additional Perspectives to the ACMGF Board 3Health News:AHIP Statement on Cost Containment Framework 2Health News:Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Hires Patient Safety Liaison to Help Healthcare Facilities Implement Guidance 2Health News:Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Hires Patient Safety Liaison to Help Healthcare Facilities Implement Guidance 3
(Date:1/15/2014)...  Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics ... (VAR) national contracts that expand its portfolio to provide ... costs. These include manufacturer product and service agreements, as ... ongoing IT consulting support. New Novation ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG ) announces that ... to the announced tender offer for all of the outstanding shares ... of the waiver, the transaction is no longer conditional on OFT ... 24, 2014 following the currently scheduled expiration time, subject to the ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Manufacturers, suppliers and distributors ... able to protect their most important business assets, ... ) Because of the highly-competitive ... remains one of the most litigious industry sectors ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3Intellectual Property Insurance for Medical-related Products and Services 2
... The ACS:180 SE is a ... PLUS, consisting of important physical ... simplify routine operation and increase ... the "Next Generation" ACS:180. The ...
... range of Platelet aggregometers allows to ... particular needs. Single, dual and four ... recorder outputs or digital computer outputs. ... aggregometers, which measure platelet aggregation in ...
... in achieving improved cost efficiency in ... cut costs is constantly increasing. Optimize ... unnecessary manual interactions. Ensuring security of ... mechanisms like pipetting integrity check. Right ...
... The Advia 2400 ... sample volume (as low ... water consumption (40 L/hour) ... The optional universal rack ...
Medicine Products: