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Preeclampsia Awareness Evening Set for September in Washington, D.C

Last Updated on Saturday, August 16, 2008

The Preeclampsia Foundation has marked Saturday, October 24, 2009, for Saving Grace: A Night of Hope, its 5th annual dinner and program benefiting the Preeclampsia Foundation. The theme for this year’s event, which will be held in Chicago, Illinois, is “Celebrating Our Voices, Remembering Our Stories,” highlighting stories of hope, courage and inspiration – storytelling with a purpose.

WHAT: Saving Grace: A Night of Hope: 4th annual dinner and program to benefit the Preeclampsia Foundation
WHO: - Featured Speaker: CNN's Elizabeth Cohen, CNN Medical Correspondent and Host of "The Empowered Patient"
   
  - National Patient Advocate Lauren Larsen
   
  - Dr. Christopher Redman, President of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy
   
  - Honorees include Dr. James M. Roberts, Magee Womens Research Institute, recipient of the Hope Award for Lifetime Achievement; Caryn Rogers, Hope Award for Volunteer of the Year; and four deserving researchers will receive $100,000 in grant funding from the Preeclampsia Foundation.
   
WHEN: Saturday, September 20, 2008
6 – 7 pm – Cocktail Reception
7 – 11 pm – Dinner, Program and Live Auctio
   
WHERE: Omni Shoreham Hotel 2500 Calvert Street N.W. (at Connecticut Avenue) Washington, DC 20015
   
TICKETS: $150/per person and can be purchased online at www.preeclampsia.org.
   

 

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