NEW YORK, May 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gilda's Club NYC, the founding cancer support organization named in honor of Saturday Night Live comedian, Gilda Radner, announced that Fox Business Network (FBN) and cancer survivor, Gerri Willis, will deliver the keynote address at the organization's 10th Anniversary Benefit Luncheon at the Metropolitan Club on Wednesday, May 10th. Ms. Willis is an anchor and personal finance reporter for the network and has a new book, "Rich Is Not a Four-Letter Word" (Crown Forum, April 19, 2016).
The Celebrating Women luncheon brings together more than 250 professional women and men with sponsors from the biopharmaceutical, investment banking, legal, advertising and cosmetic industries, among others. This year's distinguished honorees include: Vicki Goodman, M.D., VP & Developmental Lead for Opdivo/Yervoy, Bristol-Myers Squibb; and Beth Meagher, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and leader of the Federal Strategy, Translational Medicine and Health Non-Profit Practices.
Denise Albert, Co-Founder of TheMOMS.com and Mamarazzi, and co-host of The MOMS Podcast, will host this celebrated event. Ms. Albert, a cancer survivor and an award-winning journalist and television producer, currently contributes to GoodHousekeeping.Com where she writes an on-going column about her journey as a #FutureCancerSurvivor going through treatment for Breast Cancer.
"Now more than ever, it is time to celebrate women and all they do to make the world a better place to live in," states Gilda's Club NYC CEO, Lily Safani. "We are excited and honored to have a roster of very accomplished women joining us as our host, keynote speaker and honorees for our 10th Anniversary Benefit Luncheon."
About Gilda's Club NYC: Gilda's Club NYC's mission is to support, educate, and empower cancer patients and their families free of charge by providing support groups, educational lectures and healthy lifestyle workshops at the West Village Clubhouse or at hospital partners around NYC. www.gildasclubnyc.org
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