Kimmel Cancer Center to Host 4th Annual Men’s Event with Special Guest Jay Mohr

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Oct

Jay Mohr

Jefferson’s Kimmel Cancer Center will host its 4th Annual Men’s Event at the Prime Rib in Philadelphia, with Special Guest Jay Mohr, comedian, actor, radio host, best-selling author and of Saturday Night Live and Jerry Maguire fame.

The event will take place on Thursday, November 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m at the Prime Rib Restaurant.

It’s an evening of cocktails, dinner, entertainment, auctions and friends to benefit prostate cancer research and awareness at the KCC, a National Cancer Institute Designated Cancer Center.

Honorary Chairs:

Richard Pestell, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

Leonard Gomella, M.D., Chair, Department of Urology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Co-Chairs:

Edwin (Tucker) Boynton, KCC Advisory Board Member and Partner at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

Albert Pizzica, M.D., KCC Advisory Board Member, and Owner and CMO, AP Executive Management, LLC

Awards:

Barry E. Bressler, Esquire, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, prostate cancer survivor and Men’s Event Committee member of 4 years, will receive the “Spirit of Courage” award, presented to an individual who has demonstrated great personal courage, strength and dignity while battling cancer and supporting others in their fight against cancer.

The “Spirit of Caring” Award will be awarded to S. Grant Mulholland, M.D., of Jefferson, presented to an individual to recognize outstanding leadership in cancer research and the hope they hold for improving the quality of life in every community.

The “Spirit of Commitment Award” will be given to Men’s Event Co-Chairs, Edwin “Tucker” Boynton and Albert Pizzica, M.D., presented to an individual to recognize outstanding commitment to supporting the work of the Kimmel Cancer Center through personal and professional contributions dedicated to finding a cure.

For more information about event or tickets, please contact Mika Harding, Interim Executive Director of Development, 215.503.1195, Mika.Harding@KimmelCancerCenter.Org or visit http://www.kimmelcancercenter.org/news/mens-event/2012/