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Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Hosts Educational Evening in Boston

Friday, July 9, 2010 General News J E 4
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BOSTON, July 8 The following is being issued by Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation:

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WHAT: The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will host a wine and cheese reception sponsored by 180 Medical in Boston to share information about the Reeve Foundation's programs, including updates on recent progress in spinal cord research, news about the Reeve Foundation's plans in Boston, and the activities of the Piers Point Sailing Club, a former Reeve Foundation Quality of Life grant recipient.

Also speaking at the event will be Steve Williams, M.D., Chief and Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Boston Medical Center, and Director of the Reeve Foundation's NeuroRecovery Network center there.

A brief question and answer session will follow the presentations.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn how to get involved with the Reeve Foundation, as well as some of the spinal cord injury activities and quality of life initiatives in your own community.

Space is limited. There is a $25.00 registration fee. To attend, please register online at www.ChristopherReeve.org/roadshow or call (800) 225-0292 for more information.

MEDIA: To attend as a media representative or schedule an interview with any of the speakers, please contact Maggie Goldberg at 800-225-0292 or media@ChristopherReeve.org.

About the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy. For more information, please visit our website at www.ChristopherReeve.org or call 800-225-0292.

WHO: The following will be featured speakers at this event: --Peter T. Wilderotter, President and CEO, Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation --Susan Howley, Executive Vice President for Research, Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, nationally recognized for her leadership in the field of spinal cord research for the last 25 years -- Piers Point Sailing Club -- Steve Williams, M.D., Boston Medical Center WHEN: Thursday, July 15th 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Boston Marriott Long Wharf 296 State Street Boston, MA 02109 617-227-0800

SOURCE Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
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