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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2013


CONTACT:

Karen Mallet
(media only)
km463@georgetown.edu


MEDIA ADVISORY: Women & Wine VIII


WASHINGTON– The 8th Annual Women & Wine event benefitting Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center uncorks on Monday, March 11, 2013

What: Women & Wine VIII, a gathering of more than 400 women business leaders supporting breast cancer research.

Presented by: Baker Tilly and Brandywine Realty Trust

Where: Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania, Ave., NW, Washington, DC

When: Monday, March 11, 2013

5:30 to 6 p.m. – Breast cancer research update
6:00 to 7 p.m. – Cocktails and silent auction
7:15 p.m. – Wine, dinner and door prizes 

Honorary chair: Greta Kreuz, ABC 7 News (WJLA) reporter

Event co-chairs: Janet S. Davis, Brandywine Realty Trust

Barbara Schaefer McDuffie, Baker Tilly

Executive committee: Jennifer Bognet, Bognet Construction        
Kirsten Lawrence Brazley, BB&T      
Diane Ray Brown, Tiffany & Co.                      
Karin M. Gifuni, U.S. Trust – Bank of America Private Wealth Management
Joanna Hoffschneider, MOI
Stephanie P. Nashman and Janis B. Schiff, Holland & Knight, LLP
Randi Schweitzer
Janis Schiff, Holland & Knight
Stephanie Nashman                                   

Physician presenters: Dr. Claudine Isaacs and Dr. Shawna Willey, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Media RSVP:  Karen Mallet km463@georgetown.edu

About Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Georgetown University Medical Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, seeks to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer through innovative basic and clinical research, patient care, community education and outreach, and the training of cancer specialists of the future. Georgetown Lombardi is one of only 41 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute (grant #P30 CA051008), and the only one in the Washington, DC area. For more information, go to http://lombardi.georgetown.edu.

About Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown University Medical Center is an internationally recognized academic medical center with a three-part mission of research, teaching and patient care (through MedStar Health). GUMC’s mission is carried out with a strong emphasis on public service and a dedication to the Catholic, Jesuit principle of cura personalis -- or "care of the whole person." The Medical Center includes the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing & Health Studies, both nationally ranked; Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, designated as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute; and the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization (BGRO), which accounts for the majority of externally funded research at GUMC including a Clinical Translation and Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.   

 

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