THE 18TH ANNUAL STARS FOR STROKE GALA & SILENT AUCTION
Please Join Us at the
18th Anniversary Stars for Stroke
Gala & Silent Auction
Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 7:00pm
Society Hill Hotel
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The 18th Annual Stars for Stroke Gala and Silent Auction to benefit the Delaware Valley Stroke Council will be held in The Ballroom of Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel on Saturday evening, March 15th beginning at 7:00 p.m. The venue is located at One Dock Street (2nd and Walnut Streets) in Philadelphia. The Delaware Valley Stroke Council, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, working tirelessly to reduce the incidence and impact of Stroke through heightened public awareness, public and professional education, and legislative and patient advocacy.
This annual black tie event will pay tribute to individuals and organizations that have made extraordinary contributions to the community. This year we will be honoring those community members who have made a difference in promoting optimal stroke care over the past 18 years. Your host for the evening will be none other than Renee Chenault-Fattah, Evening News Anchor for NBC 10. Click here to read more about our host, Renee Chenault-Fattah.
We are fortunate and honored to present The Lifetime Achievement Award to Congressman Chaka Fattah, senior member of the House Appropriations Committee responsible for setting spending priorities for over $1 trillion in annual discretionary funds. He is serving in his 10th term in the U. S. House of Representatives. One of many major achievements for Congressman Fattah has been the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, the first ever federal inter-agency collaborative focused on neuroscience. Click here to read more about the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative. Click here to read more about Congressman Chaka Fattah.
We are proud to present the Volunteer of the Year Award to John Roussis for his collaborative spirit and never ending willingness to go the extra mile. The Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Award will be graciously presented to Roger and Peggy Myers for their relentless perseverance against all odds. A Special Recognition Award will be presented to the Delaware Valley Stroke Council's Medical Advisory Board chaired by Dr. Paul Katz. The 46 member Medical Advisory Board is a multidisciplinary group including many of the areas finest board certified physicians specializing in Stroke care. They provide insight into current Stroke issues, healthcare trends and new developments. In addition, members answer questions and provide commentary featured in our newsletter and email alerts. Click here to read more about the Medical Advisory Board.
All funds raised from this event will remain in the Delaware Valley to sustain our programs that help reduce the incidence and impact of stroke, the number one adult disability in this country. The event will include a silent auction with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, dinner and dancing, in addition to remarks from honorees and a number of local dignitaries.
“This has been an extraordinary year and we have made significant strides in our efforts to educate the public to recognize the warning signs of stroke,” Interim Executive Director Honey Zozofsky said. “The Stars for Stroke Gala is an opportunity to recognize those who lend a helping hand as we work every day to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke in the Delaware Valley.”
This year’s Co-Chairs of the event are Sharon Rotman Bronstein, Honey Zozofsky and Helene Katz. Our Honorary Chairperson is John J. Dougherty, Business Manager of IBEW Local No. 98. Advance reservations are required and tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are $300 per person.
For more information about the 18th Annual Stars for Stroke Gala or Corporate Sponsorship, please contact Honey Zozofsky at (215) 772-9040 or HoneyZ@phillystroke.org.