May 07, 2008

LFA Hosts Fifth Annual Awards Gala Tonight / Take the Survey on LFA Webchats

Good morning everyone ...

This is going to be a short entry, as today is going to be a very, very busy day. Have 2 items that I want to share with you.

LFA's 5th Annual Awards Gala

Tonight at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in downtown DC, the Lupus Foundation of America will host its 5th Annual Awards Gala. The honorees and the awards they are receiving are:

Leadership in Lupus Research Award
Senator Tom Harkin
Chair, Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

The Cooper Family Foundation Leadership Award
Sheila C. Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
Salamander Hospitality, LLC

Corporate Leadership in Lupus Award
Elliott Sigal, M.D., Ph.D.
President, Research and Development,
Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer
Bristol-Myers Squibb

The Master of Ceremonies is Soledad O'Brien, CNN Anchor & Special Correspondent. And the evening's entertainment will be Grammy Award-winning artist Patti LaBelle.

It promises to be a fantastic evening. I'll provide a wrap-up in the next few days.

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That's the LFA scoop for now.

Until next time, Wick

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