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Alzheimers' Drug Discovery Foundation Hosts Great Ladies Luncheon And Fashion Show In DC

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Alzheimers' Drug Discovery Foundation Hosts Great Ladies Luncheon And Fashion Show In DC


The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) will host its third annual Great Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show on Thursday, April 11, 2013. The luncheon is co-chaired by Leonard A. Lauder and Elise and Marc Lefkowitz in collaboration with Saks Fifth Avenue.
Elise Lefkowitz describes how the memory of her mother drew her to this charity and event. “My mom, Estelle Gelman, was a very stylish lady who loved fashion and charity. This event is a perfect compilation of these two elements. ADDF donates 100 percent of all the money they raise to the scientists and pharmaceutical companies conducting research on Alzheimer’s drugs. This is an amazing opportunity to be part of a cure for one of the worst diseases of our time.”

Andrea Mitchell (Photo Credit: GenConnect.com)


Jason Wu (Photo credit: Contact Music.com)

In a tent inspired by Fashion Week runway shows, the event will commence at 10:45 a.m. with an Alzheimer’s drug discovery update hosted by Andrea Mitchell and presented by the ADDF’s Executive Director and Chief Science Officer, Howard Fillit, MD. At noon, guests will enjoy lunch prepared by Design Cuisine, and participate in a door prize drawing that features a puppy as one of the prizes. and a runway show and special appearance by famed designer Jason Wu. Barbara Harrison will act as Master of Ceremonies and Sharon Percy Rockefeller will receive the Great Ladies Award. One hundred percent of funds raised will be used to support Alzheimer’s drug research and related programs.
WHEN: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 10:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Saks Fifth Avenue
5555 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Ph. 301-657-9000
TICKETS: Please click here to purchase tickets.

In 2008, I launched AskMissA.com which grew from my personal blog into a site with 700 writers, covering the intersection of charity & lifestyle in 20 U.S. cities. With Charity + Life, I am going back to a personal blog where I can share my favorite things, and continue to shine a light on nonprofits, and cause marketing campaigns to inspire others to give as they live.

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