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Foundation "Raising the Stakes"
Raising the Stakes
An Evening to
Lauren Rand, Elyssa
Sabloff, Erin Steinberg, Randi Neihaus, Paul Massie, Alana
Salzberg, Genna Farber
Pete Philomey - PpP
Wednesday, November 10, 2010, the
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF)
held its annual
Raising the Stakes
Capitale located at 130 Bowery in New York City.
Proceeds from this exciting and fun-filled evening
continue its vital work of funding promising
300 guests enjoyed a
evening of playing various casino games, a delicious
buffet dinner, live music and dancing and a chance
to win exciting prizes contributed by Bose, Macy’s,
Dyson, Keurig, The Daily Show, Steve Madden, the New
York Knicks and the New York Sports Club. The
evening began at 7PM with a cocktail reception.
Co-Chairs were Jose Cruz, Peter Dorn, Dan Spanton,
Amy Sole and Jeffrey Zygler. Mr. Cruz summed up his
commitment to the cause: “My involvement stems from
the fact that my grandmother has Parkinson’s. I see
what she goes through every day and wanted to help
her and others by contributing time and energy to
PDF. I think this event is a great way to raise
money for a fantastic organization that helps so
is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s
disease research, education and public advocacy.
the founder of Chock full o’Nuts, a successful New
York coffee and restaurant business,
was the first national not-for-profit organization
to focus on Parkinson’s disease.
is working for nearly one million people in the US
living with Parkinson’s by funding promising
scientific research and supporting people with
Parkinson’s, their families and care partners
through educational programs and support services.
Since its founding in 1957,
has funded over $85 million worth of scientific
research in Parkinson’s disease, supporting the work
of leading scientists throughout the world.
information on the
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation,
or call (800) 457-6676.
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