FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds for stomach cancer, is excited to host its fifth annual Dream Makers Gala. The event will take place on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa beginning at 7 p.m.
The evening will feature a cocktail hour followed by dinner, silent and live auctions, awards, dancing and dessert. Auction items include priceless experiences, sports memorabilia, jewelry, fine dining, vacations and travel.
David Kubiliun of Kubiliun & Associates, P.A. is chairing the event for the second year in a row. "It is an honor to be a part of such an important foundation that helps to raise money to ultimately find a cure for stomach cancer. I enjoyed chairing the event so much last year that I was eager to take on this role again," said Kubiliun. Event sponsors include Rick Case Automotive Group, Lilly, Sheridan Healthcorp Inc., The Tannenbaum Family, Debbie Zelman and Andrew Guttman, and Janet Davis and Carol Harrison. The Master of Ceremonies for the program is Kristi Krueger from Channel 10 News. This year's award recipients are: Rick and Rita Case of Rick Case Automotive Group; Julie Talenfeld of Boardroom Communications; Sheri Albert; Jay and Linda Green; Arthur W. Blackstock, Jr, MD of Wake Forest University; and young philanthropist, Eve Moll.
Tickets are still available starting at $195 for an individual ticket or $1,800 for a table of 10 guests. Other sponsorship levels are available and include seats. For more information, to purchase tickets or become a sponsor, please visit http://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/dream-makers-gala or contact Jenna Reed at Events@DebbiesDream.org or (954) 475-1200.
Debbie Zelman founded the organization in 2009 after being diagnosed with stage IV stomach cancer. Debbie's Dream Foundation seeks, as its ultimate goal, to bring attention and action to this important cause. The organization encourages people to spread the word about early detection and screening as diagnosing the disease during the early stages dramatically increases the changes of being cured.
Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) was founded by Debbie Zelman in 2009 after she was diagnosed with stage IV stomach cancer in 2008. DDF is the leading 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.
Media Contact: Jenna Reed
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