NEWTOWN, Pa., Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Stein, MPH, CEO/President and Robert Stein, Esq, CFO/COO of Connexion Healthcare, will chair Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's (ALSF) 11th Annual Lemon Ball on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. "We are honored and thrilled at having been asked back to co-chair and be a part of such a worthy event. We are personally dedicated to improving the future of children with cancer, which is part of the mission of Connexion Healthcare. We look forward to building upon what we were able to accomplish last year and working to make The Annual Lemon Ball a huge success," said Stein.
ALSF emerged from Alexandra Scott's (1996-2004) lemonade stand, which she started in her front yard as a 4-year-old child with cancer. ALSF has evolved into a national fund-raising movement, with thousands of supporters nationwide.
Join ALSF supporters for a night of fabulous food and dancing, stories from childhood cancer heroes, memories of Alex and her inspirational legacy, and recognition of award recipients for their commitment to ALSF and the fight against childhood cancer. The gala will also include a silent auction of hundreds of exclusive items and a live auction.
Your support is important. Even though 1 in 330 children will be diagnosed with cancer by 20 years of age, less than 5% of the federal government's total yearly funding for cancer research is dedicated to childhood cancer. ALSF helps to fill the gap. Since 2006, ALSF has awarded more than 650 grants for childhood cancer research.
The 10th Annual Lemon Ball raised more than $1 million for the fight against childhood cancer. More than 1,000 guests attended, including prominent business executives, local celebrities, and Alex's family and friends. Join Susan and Rob at the 11th Annual Lemon Ball. Save the date, and buy your tickets now.
PHILADELPHIA MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
1201 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 2017
More about The Lemon Ball: http://www.alexslemonade.org/campaign/lemon-ball
About the Connexion Healthcare Oncology Center of Excellence
Connexion Healthcare is a full-service global provider of strategic medical and scientific communications with decades of experience providing exceptional service to the pharmaceutical industry. Connexion provides services through 2 Centers of Excellence—Oncology and Rare Disease.
Contact Susan Stein at info@ConnexionHealthcare.com
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