Super Bowl Champion, Pro Bowler and Pittsburgh Steeler Alan Faneca to Host Sixth Annual 'Bid for Hope' Auction
The $200 per person ticket includes cocktails, hors 'd oeuvres and valetparking. In addition, every attendee will receive a specially designed giftbag including a white-panel football autographed by Faneca, and a special #66cap. One-of-a-kind auction items include autographed Steelers' jerseys andother team items, as well as other sports items and memorabilia. A completelist of auction items can be found at www.glimmerofhopepin.org.
Glimmer of Hope has been supporting breast cancer research studies atMagee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA for several years. Dr. PantiniSukumvanich, a specialized surgeon and gynecologic oncologist specializing inthe treatment of gynecologic and breast cancers is currently conducting apilot study aimed at determining potential markers for increase risk of breastcancer in young (pre-menopausal) women. Sukumvanich said the long-term goalof the study is to prevent breast cancer by identifying the markers andintervening clinically using nutritional and dietary supplements. He ishoping to have results in a year.
According to Diana Napper, president of the Glimmer of Hope Foundation,"We are particularly interested in funding studies on cancer in younger women,making the Magee-Womens Research Institute a natural choice for our support."
Bid for Hope VI is proud to announce our top sponsor, AEP / MEMCO BargeLine.
Tickets for Bid for Hope VI must be purchased in advance by calling 1-800-454-6746, or by visiting www.glimmerofhopepin.org. All proceeds will bedonated to A Glimmer of Hope, which has raised over $800,000 for breast cancerresearch since 1994.
CONTACT: Lorraine Capozzi(412) 281-3889 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE A Glimmer Of Hope The Symbol Of The Cure
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