Wings of Hope for Melanoma, New York

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Date of Event: 
Thu, 2016-10-20
409 E 59th St
New York , NY 10022
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Join us as the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) hosts the Milestones and Miracles: Celebrating Two Decades of Ground-Breaking Medical Research, Awareness, Education and Advocacy. The 2016 Wings of Hope for Melanoma gala in New York City is on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 6 PM at Guastavino's

This landmark event will pay tribute to innovators and champions in the melanoma community and celebrate the Melanoma Research Foundation’s (MRF) 20 years of investing in critical medical research, supporting melanoma patients and their families and advocating on behalf of the global melanoma community. Enjoy an evening of silent and live auction items, entertainment, milestone exhibits and more!   

Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, Merck and Novartis will receive the Leadership Award and President Jimmy CarterEugene C. Hendrickson, Gail Karr and Susanne Milne will receive the Courage Award. The MRF will also honor past Humanitarian Award recipients Darrell S. Rigel, MD, Mitchell Kline, MD, Bijan Safai, MD, Andrew Bronin, MD, Daniel Roses, MD, Jedd Wolchok, MD, Anna Pavlick, MD, Howard L. Kaufman, MD, Paul B. Chapman, MD, John Kirkwood, MD, and Allan Halpern, MD. 

The Leadership Dream Team for this event includes Danielle and David Abrutyn, Aviva and Stan Adler, Penelope and Tom Chiusano, Mary and Jay N. Goldberg, Scott Klau, Russell Mohr, Lori and Mike Nash, Jeanine Morris-Rush and Greg Rush, Ava and Steve Silverstein, Carol and Larry Wolfe.

The event will be hosted by Drama Desk Award Winner and Tony Nominee Richard Kind.

Seated Dinner Event and Cocktail Attire