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Olympic Gold Medalist, Scott Hamiltonand
NBC Today Show News Anchor, Ann Curry
Speak at the Eleventh WAR Luncheon
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center’s Women at Risk (WAR) will present
its Eleventh Annual
Luncheon in the Grand Ballroom of The Waldorf-Astoria. Scott Hamilton,
noted figure skater and
cancer survivor; four-time U.S. National and four-time World Champion,
Olympic Gold Medalist,
and founder of the Scott Hamilton C.A.R.E.S. Initiative (Cancer Alliance
for Research, Education
and Survivorship) at the Cleveland Clinic, and Ann Curry of the NBC Today
Show will be guest speakers.
The luncheon is a fundraiser for WAR, a Columbia Presbyterian support program
for women who are at
high risk for the development of breast cancer and women with breast cancer.
WAR’s mission is to enhance
the lives of these women through it’s many activities. The organization
was founded in 1991 by a grassroots
partnership of physicians and patient/volunteers. WAR allocates the largest
portion of its funding to
research projects benefiting high-risk women and women who have been diagnosed
cancer. WAR is also affiliated with South Nassau Communities Hospital.
Monday, May 13, 2002
Reception: 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon: 12:00 noon
Park Avenue at 50th Street
Chairperson: Bonnie Pressman, Senior Vice President, Women’s Accessories,
Polo Ralph Lauren
Host: Dr. Freya Schnabel, Medical Director, Women at Risk, and Chief,
Division of Breast Surgery,
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Guest Speakers: Ann Curry, NBC Today Show, News Anchor and Correspondent
Scott Hamilton, Figure Skating Champion and Cancer Survivor
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