FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) is excited to host its 8th annual Dream Makers Gala on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida beginning at 7 p.m. The evening will feature a cocktail hour and a terrific silent auction followed by a delicious dinner, award presentation, a live auction, dancing, and yummy dessert as well as mingling with the amazing people of south Florida. The theme is Discovery and Research, which will be highlighted during the event with unique décor and event favors.
The MC of the event is Lisa Petrillo, Entertainment and Lifestyle Reporter for WFOR, CBS4. DJ Galaxy of OMGG Events will provide the entertainment. David Kubiliun, Esq. of Greenspoon Marder and Stephen Greenberger, MAS of Broward County Sheriff's Office are co-chairing this event. "I enjoyed chairing the event so much for the past four years that I was eager to take on this role again to celebrate DDF's 8th anniversary of helping patients and funding gastric cancer research," said DDF Board Member and Gala Co-Chair David Kubiliun. "It is truly an honor to be part of an important foundation that helps increase awareness and raise money to ultimately find a cure for stomach cancer," said DDF Board Member and Gala Co-Chair Stephen Greenberger.
Event sponsors include Title Sponsor Lilly Oncology; Diamond Sponsors Boston Biomedical and Sheridan Healthcare; Emerald Sponsors Greenspoon Marder, Ross and Liz Tannenbaum, and Debbie Zelman and Andrew Guttman; and Ruby Sponsor Memorial Hospital West Medical Staff. This year's award recipients are Greenspoon Marder; Willard Shepard of NBC 6; Susie Bond of Brick America; Donald Zelman, MD; David Ilson, MD, Ph.D. of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; and Brittany Gendler of Western High School.
Tickets are available for purchase for $200 each or $1,900 for a table of (10) ten guests. Sponsorship opportunities are still available and ads/tributes and donated auction items will be appreciated. For more information, to purchase tickets, become a sponsor, place an ad/tribute, or donate an auction item, please contact us at Events@DebbiesDream.org or (954) 475-1200.
About Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about stomach cancer, advancing funding for research, and providing education and support internationally to patients, families, and caregivers. Debbie's Dream Foundation seeks as its ultimate goal to make the cure for stomach cancer a reality. DDF was founded in 2009 by Debbie Zelman after she was diagnosed with stage IV incurable stomach cancer in 2008 and given only weeks to live. DDF now has a Medical Advisory Board of world renowned doctors and chapters throughout the United States and in Canada and Germany. Considered a "Super Survivor," Debbie is still receiving chemotherapy almost 9 years later and is thrilled to be able to watch her three children grow up. To learn more about DDF, please visit us at www.DebbiesDream.org.
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