LUNGevity Foundation is pleased to announce the Celebration of Hope Gala will take place Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. The Gala will raise awareness and funds to stop lung cancer and will celebrate the hope and promise in lung cancer survivorship.

The Celebration of Hope Gala will bring together corporate and social leaders, dignitaries and pioneers in lung cancer research for an elegant and memorable evening.

The Gala will commence with a 6:30pm cocktail hour and will be followed with dinner, a brief award presentation, and a featured entertainer.

LUNGevity Foundation requests your presence at the

Celebration of Hope Gala
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The Pierre Hotel, New York City
Cocktails at 6:30pm, Dinner at 7:30pm

Honorary Chair

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

Chair

Alexander F. Stern

Vice Chairs

Marlene Hess
Sheila Labrecque

Hope Award for Corporate Leadership

Pfizer Inc
accepted by Geno Germano
President and General Manager, Specialty Care and Oncology

Committees

Corporate Committee

Peter Babej
Citigroup

Jeff M. Fettig
Whirlpool Corporation

Philip A. Hadley
FactSet

Alphonso Jackson
JPMorgan Chase

Kenneth Jacobs
Lazard

Andrew N. Liveris
The Dow Chemical Company

Constance Milstein de La Haye St. Hilaire
Constance J. Milstein Foundation

Leadership Committee

Jane and Norm Alpert
Shari and Jeff Aronson
Lisa and David Barse
Grace Bender
Ashley and Jason Bernhard
Susan and Jim Dubin
Amanda and Jonathan Eilian
Kelly and David Gerstenhaber
Beth and Glen Gilbert
Kim and Loren Katzovitz
Sheryl and Chip Kaye
Alison and Neil Kozek
Terry and Len Laufer
Rosemary Marquardt
Abby and Bruce Mendelsohn
Helen Stambler Neuberger
  and Jim Neuberger
Sally and Steve Paridis
Pam and Jarrett Posner
Karen and Robert Sobel
Rachel Stern
Laura and Mark Urken
Terri and Evan Wein

Gala Committee

David Adler
Ali Ansari
Jacqueline Bates
Joanna Carson
Rebecca Haile and Jean Manas
Robin and Donald McDonough
Catherine and Chris Olivier
Hannah Phillips
Kristi Pollard
Richard Powell
Erin and Andrew Stern
Elizabeth and Haitham Wahab
Daniel Zevnik

About LUNGevity

LUNGevity Foundation is firmly committed to making an immediate impact on increasing quality-of-life and survivorship of people with lung cancer by accelerating research into early detection and more effective treatments, as well as providing community, support and education for all those affected by the disease.

  • Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and will affect one in fourteen Americans within their lifetime regardless of gender, ethnicity or smoking history.
  • LUNGevity supports the largest research awards program of any lung cancer-focused organization in the United States. LUNGevity has funded 100 projects at 56 institutions in 23 states.
  • LUNGevity also provides a community and resources for those impacted by the disease, through peer-based support, medically-expert information, and a national network of grassroots events.

In order to accomplish our mission, LUNGevity funds the most promising research into the early detection and successful treatment of lung cancer. LUNGevity also supports the largest national grassroots lung cancer network, as well as the largest online support community for those affected by lung cancer.


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“The funds for lung cancer research are
relatively small today, and the burden on
the healthcare system is huge. LUNGevity
is really coming at the perfect time to try
to address a tremendous need and further
research that is impactful.”

Pierre P. Massion MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, LUNGevity Foundation


Sponsors

Hope

Thomas G. Labrecque Foundation
Rachel and Alexander Stern

Diamond

Pfizer
Paul G. Stern
Constance Milstein de La Haye St. Hilaire

Platinum

The Anschel-Eilian Charitable Foundation
The Babej Family
Lilly Oncology
The MCJ Amelior Foundation
Philip A. Hadley Foundation
The Starr Foundation

Gold

Celgene

Gold (Continued)

DOW  Novartis Oncology  Whirlpoo Corporation

Silver

Shari and Jeff Aronson
BMS
Andrea and Jim Gordon
Marlene Hess and James D. Zirin
Scott and Rena Hoffman
Sheryl and Chip Kaye
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, Cynthia and Dan Lufkin
Sally and Steve Paridis
Antonio and Susannah Weiss

Bronze

Ashley and Jason Bernhard
George and Laura Bilicic
Ferrara Brothers Building Materials Corp.
Pamela Huttenberg and Brent Bergin 
Ironshore
BTIG, Steven Starker
Ann and Thomas Unterberg
Patti and Mark Renton
Jack and Susan Rudin
Mrs. John Updike
Dr. and Mrs. Mark Urken

Sponsorship Opportunities

Hope - $100,000

  • Special recognition as a lead sponsor of the Celebration of Hope Gala
  • 24 Gala tickets with premier seating for your guests
  • 24 invitations to the leadership cocktail reception
  • Full-page premium ad in the Gala program book
  • Opportunity to present a corporate letter in the Gala program book
  • Logo and link on Gala website and LUNGevity website
  • Name and logo to be displayed on Gala materials and signage
  • Name to be highlighted in press releases distributed to key news outlets

Diamond - $50,000

  • 16 Gala tickets with premier seating for your guests
  • 16 invitations to the leadership cocktail reception
  • Full-page ad in the Gala program book
  • Logo and link on Gala website and LUNGevity website
  • Name and logo to be displayed on Gala materials and signage
  • Special recognition during the Gala presentation

Click here to become a sponsor of the Celebration of Hope Gala.

Sapphire - $35,000

  • 14 Gala tickets with premier seating for your guests
  • 14 invitations to the leadership cocktail reception
  • Full–page ad in the Gala program book
  • Logo and link on Gala website
  • Name and logo to be displayed on Gala materials and signage
  • Special recognition during the Gala presentation

Platinum - $25,000

  • 12 Gala tickets with premier seating for your guests
  • 8 invitations to the leadership cocktail reception
  • Full-page ad in the Gala program book
  • Logo and link on Gala website
  • Name and logo to be displayed on Gala materials and signage

Sponsorship Opportunities (Continued)

Gold - $15,000

  • 10 Gala tickets with premier seating for your guests
  • 4 invitations to the leadership cocktail reception
  • Half-page ad in the Gala program book
  • Logo and link on Gala website
  • Name and logo to be displayed on Gala materials and signage

Silver - $10,000

  • 10 Gala tickets with premier seating for your guests
  • 2 invitations to the leadership cocktail reception
  • Quarter-page ad in the Gala program book
  • Logo and link on Gala website
  • Name and logo to be displayed on Gala materials and signage

Click here to become a sponsor of the Celebration of Hope Gala.

Bronze - $5,000

  • 8 Gala tickets with premier seating for your guests
  • 2 invitations to the leadership cocktail reception
  • Name listed on Gala website
  • Name listed in the Gala program book

 

Celebration of Hope Tickets

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
The Pierre Hotel
New York City

Cocktails at 6:30pm
Dinner at 7:30pm

Online ticket purchases are available until Tuesday, October 1st at 5pm.

Patron Tickets

  • 2 Gala tickets with premier seating for your guests
  • 2 invitations to the leadership cocktail
    reception
  • Name listed in the Gala program book

"Patron Tickets" tickets
cost $2,500, of which
$2,100 is tax deductible.

 

Leadership Ticket

  • 1 Gala ticket
  • 1 invitation to the cocktail
    reception
  • Name listed in the
    Gala program book

"Leadership Ticket" tickets
cost $1,500, of which
$1,300 is tax deductible.

 

Friend Ticket

  • 1 Gala ticket
  • 1 invitation to the
    cocktail reception

"Friend Ticket" tickets
cost $750, of which
$550 is tax deductible.

 

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
The Pierre Hotel, New York City