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Cardiovascular Research Foundation's Pulse of the City Gala Honoring Dr. Martin B. Leon
08/08/2009 - By Hamptons

Cardiovascular Research Foundation's Pulse of the City Gala Honoring Dr. Martin B. Leon

On Saturday, August 8th, 2009, the Cardiovascular Research Foundation held its first ever Hamptons kick off event for the third annual Pulse of the City Gala honoring Martin. B. Leon, MD at the home of Committee Co-Chair, Dr. Jeffrey W. Moses.

The gala will take place on October 22nd, 2009 at The Waldorf=Astoria.

Committee co-chairs Gregg W. Stone, MD and Jeffrey W. Moses, MD, along with CRF Chairman of the Board Eric Woldenberg, President and CEO William Himmelsbach, welcomed friends and supporters for an afternoon of mingling and cocktails to set the stage for the fall gala and raise awareness for the foundation and its mission. The fete included cocktails provided by Basil Hayden, Ciroc vodka, and Peroni beer with delicious hors d’oeuvres by Elegant Affairs and cupcakes donated by Cupcake Stop. Supporters included Collette Gardner, Deena and Nissim Aboodi, Keven Duffy, Linda Leon, Sharon Bush, Hilary Nierenberg, Janna Bullock, Mark W. Smith, Dr. Shawn Sadri, Dr. George Dangas, Melissa Berkelhammer, Sal Strazzullo as well as Junior Committee members Ariel Moses, Ashley Bush, Sheehan Raab, and David Chines

Proceeds from the afternoon benefited the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, an independent, academically-focused non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with cardiovascular disease through research and education. Individual tickets for the Pulse of the City Gala on October 22nd begin at $1,000 and tables begin at $15,000. Junior Committee tickets begin at $250. For tickets and additional information, please contact Irma Damhuis at (212) 851-9187 or at idamhuis@crf.org.

Press Contact: Malisa Meresman/R. Couri Hay Creative Public Relations
(212) 580-0835/malisa@rcourihaycpr.com

Photos: Photo Credit: Adriel Reboh/PMc

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