Presenting The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Top Rated Annual Spring Gala— Modern+Majestic=Switzerland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 25, 2011

MEDIA CONTACT:
Liona Chan
(703) 519-2107
Liona.Chan@preventcancer.org

What:
The Prevent Cancer Foundation will hold its 18th Annual Spring Gala: Modern+Majestic=Switzerland, at the National Building Museum on March 9, 2012. Honored Patrons: H.E. Manuel Sager, Ambassador of Switzerland, and his wife, Mrs. Christine Sager. The Honorable Michael G. Oxley will be the 2012 recipient of the Foundation’s Cancer Champion Award. Serving as gala chair is TE Connectivity Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Joann Piccolo.

Who:
This renowned event attracts over 900 of Washington’s elite and has was honored by being named in the top 31 charitable benefits by BizBash Magazine-coming in at # 7 in their “Best of 2010” issue. Foundation board member and acclaimed celebrity-party planner David Tutera of WEtv’s “My Fair Wedding” will design the event.

Why:
Over the years, the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Annual Spring Gala has raised over $18.5 million in support of cancer research and direct service programs to medically-underserved communities. This year, the Foundation has set a fundraising goal of $1.3 million, committing 84 cents of every dollar raised to the Foundation’s programs in research, education and outreach in an effort to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

How:
Tickets are $500 per guest or $1,000 per guest for priority guest seating. Table sponsorships are also available by calling 703-519-2103 or emailing linda.chastain@preventcancer.org. Please help the Foundation continue its mission by saving lives through cancer prevention and early detection.

For more event or sponsorship information, please contact Linda Chastain at 703-519-2103 or via email at linda.chastain@preventcancer.org.

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About the Prevent Cancer Foundation:
The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is to save lives through cancer prevention and early detection. Founded in 1985, the Foundation has provided more than $125 million in support of cancer prevention and early detection research, education, advocacy and community outreach nationwide. For more information, please visit www.preventcancer.org.