National Parkinson Foundation’s Celebration for Hope

Release date: 2/28/2012

National Parkinson Foundation Celebration for Hope

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) held the Celebration for Hope on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami. The event celebrated members of the Parkinson’s community and the hope they bring to patients and their families.

The evening began with a cocktail reception and guests enjoyed purchasing a mystery blue box from the Tiffany wall, generously donated by Tiffany & Co. Willard Shepard of NBC Miami was the master of ceremonies. NPF President and CEO, Joyce Oberdorf, and NPF Board Chair, Dr. Bernard J. Fogel presented the 2012 Champions for Hope Award to RJ and Jerrod Melman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises and the 2012 Corporate Leadership Award to TEVA Pharmaceuticals USA.

Thank you to the Celebration for Hope chairs: Edythe Kay-Marsa and William Marsa, Rhoda Goodman, and Erhla Cantor.

Special thanks to the Silver Sponsors: Sandy Steinberg and Senator Paul B. Steinberg, Jo Ann Pepper Oreffice and Paul F. Oreffice, Gail and Robert Milhous, South Palm Beach County Chapter of NPF, and Irene and Enrique J. Sosa.

For more information about the National Parkinson Foundation, call 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636).