Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America To Host An Evening of Hope

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Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America To Host An Evening of Hope

HOLLYWOOD, FL. – (August 8, 2012) The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, the only national nonprofit voluntary health organization dedicated to the fight against Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, is set to host their annual “An Evening of Hope” event on Friday, November 16, 2012. Taking place at the Hollywood Beach Marriott, 2501 N. Ocean Drive, at 7:00 p.m., the casino-themed event is one of the “must attend” soirees of the season.

Beginning with an elegant cocktail reception, guests will be treated to world-class cuisine and libations from some of the areas top restaurants including Anthony’s Runway 84,Latitudes, and many more. From there guests will enter the ballroom that has been transformed into a Las Vegas style casino. Following an elegant seateddinner, guests can hit the dance floor, try their luck at the number of casino tables dispersed throughout the room, or take a chance in the live or silent auctions, which will feature items such as jewelry and fabulous vacation packages.

The highlight of the evening will be the announcement of the 2012 Hope Award recipient. The Hope Award is given each year to an individual or family who gives hope and inspiration to those suffering fromCrohn’s and colitis.

Susan Gringauz and Craig Konhauzer will chair this incredible event that raises funds to support research, educational programs, summer camps, support groups, and more for children and adults affected by Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  Additionally, funds raised will help to support the Widom Family Research Scholar Award. The Award, a three-year study of the immune system and bowel disease, is being conducted at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Tickets for An Evening of Hope are $250 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more informationvisit www.ccfa.org/chapters/florida or call 561-218-2929.$250

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