2010 Men’s Event Recap


On Tuesday, November, 16th 2010, the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson held the Second Annual Men’s Event at the Prime Rib Restaurant in Philadelphia. The Men’s Event was emceed by Comedian Joe Piscopo.

The inaugural Kimmel Cancer Center Men’s Event “Man of the Year Award”  was awarded to Mr. Kenneth Gamble, a world-renowned Grammy winning lyricist, composer, producer and one of the architects of what is referred to as “The Sound of Philadelphia”. Mr. Gamble was chosen for his humanitarian and civic efforts including his longstanding support of cancer research and his leadership in the African American community, a group that particularly is hard hit by prostate cancer. The Lead Sponsor (for the second year) was Bill Frankel of Frankel Enterprises.

Kenneth Boone
Trustee, Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Pappas
C.E.O., TNP Holdings, Inc.
Leonard Gomella, M.D.,
Chair, Dept. of Urology,
Thomas Jefferson University
Richard Pestell, M.D., Ph.D.,
Director, Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson
Don Marrandino
Eastern Division President,
Harrah’s Entertainment
Neal Rodin, Managing Director
International Finance Company
Peter Madden
Founder and President, AgileCat
Jon Runyan
14-Year NFL Veteran
Mark Nicoletti
Principal, PSDC
Garth Weldon
Managing Partner, The Prime Rib