10 Reasons Players Love the Bad Bea..

I was recently asked, “What makes the Foundation’s Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold’em tournament so popular every year?” Naturally my first answer was that by playing poker, they are helping to prevent cancer.  Isn’t that obvious?  Hundreds..

Early Detection Was the Gift of Lif..

This Friday, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is hosting its 17th Annual Spring Gala: The Enchanting Principality of Monaco and I am honored to be involved in its planning. For me, this Gala is not just another social event; it is an important celebrati..

“My Fair Wedding” Host David Tu..

Five years ago, a perfect dream wedding was probably the last thing on Kim Read’s mind. Kim had been diagnosed with stage three breast cancer, affecting 23 nodes and requiring eight rounds of chemotherapy and six surgeries. She had even opted to ha..

Events Large & Small Helping #2..

Living in Washington, DC, one of the most expensive cities for young professionals in the United States, makes it difficult to set aside money for weekend activities, let alone charitable contributions. I often hear this from friends across the count..

Combining Friends, Family & Pok..

It’s Wednesday night in New York. What do you do?  If you’re Michele and Drew Figdor, you combine your love of entertaining and poker with supporting a good cause. What initially started in 2004 as a cocktail party to benefit the Prevent Cancer ..

The Beauty of Bipartisanship: Congr..

It was somewhere between the bells ringing for votes, running back and forth from my PowerPoint presentation to my salmon, Paula Zahn and multiple speakers stalling, when Congressman Mike Castle walked into an ornate Cannon Caucus Room. Congresswoman..