November 21, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA CONTACT: Hayley Cooke
Alexandria, Va.— BizBash, the premier resource for event and meeting professionals in North America, announced that the Prevent Cancer Annual Spring Gala has again been recognized on its annual list of Top 100 Events in Washington, D.C. For the second year in a row, Prevent Cancer Annual Spring Gala earned the #4 spot in the Benefits category.
On May 16, 2018, the Foundation welcomed more than 1,000 guests to the National Building Museum, including more than 30 members of Congress from both sides of the aisle, as well as diplomats and leaders in the business, government, medical, sports, media, social and philanthropic communities. The event raised $1.7 million for the Foundation.
“We are honored to be named in BizBash’s top 100 events and recognized as the #4 event among all charity benefits,” said Carolyn Aldigé, founder and CEO of the Prevent Cancer Foundation®. “The recognition of our Gala shows that support for cancer research and community outreach programs is a priority in Washington, D.C. We hope to continue to inspire and influence the city with our Gala in 2019 to help spread our vision to stop cancer before it starts.”
The next Prevent Cancer Annual Spring Gala will take place May 9, 2019.
The Gala and the other the Top 100 Events in Washington, D.C. can be found at www.bizbash.com/top-100.
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About the Prevent Cancer Foundation®
The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is one of the nation’s leading voluntary health organizations and the only U.S. nonprofit organization focused solely on cancer prevention and early detection. Founded in 1985, it has catapulted cancer prevention to prominence and fulfills its mission through research, education, outreach and advocacy.
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