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Proudly Featuring Grammy Award Winner

MICHAEL MCDONALD An American singer and song writer, Michael McDonald’s music career spans more than 45 years. His early career includes singing with Steely Dan and being the frontman for the Doobie Brothers. Since 1982, McDonald has released 9 solo albums. His latest release in 2017, Wide Open, marks the singer-songwriter’s first set of original material in 17 years.

Please join us for Philly’s night out for healing, hope and wellness, supporting advances in medicine and access to care for all who need it. CO-CHAIRS Daniel and Margo Polett Paul and Beth Koob Vincent Cowell, MD and Nora Cowell, RN HONORARY CHAIRS Patrick and Marie O’Connor Lon and Bonnie Greenberg Jane Scaccetti Richard M. Englert, EdD and Eleanor Englert Larry R. Kaiser, MD and Lindy Snider PRESIDENT & CEO Verdi J. DiSesa, MD DIAMOND AWARD HONOREE Robert H. Lux

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M AY 1 2 , 2 0 18 PHILADELPHIA DOWNTOWN MARRIOTT 1 2 0 1 M A R K E T S T R E E T, P H I L A D E L P H I A , PA 1 9 1 0 7

6:00 pm

Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction

7:30 pm

Dinner and Diamond Award Presentation Emcee Lauren Hart

Special Appeal Benefitting Temple’ s Transplant Programs 9:45 pm

Exclusive Performance by Michael McDonald Dancing until midnight on one incredible night

F O R M A L B L A C K T I E AT T I R E Tickets $350 per person. For more information about ticket and sponsorship packages, please visit

DIAMOND PARTNERS Lon & Bonnie Greenberg Temple University Hospital Medical Staff




Amy J. Goldberg, MD & the TUH Department of Surgery

GOLD PARTNERS The Alter Family Foundation Enrique Hernandez, MD Athole G. Jacobi, MD & Carla Hernandez Stephanie A. King & Paul G. Curcillo II Patrick & Marie O'Connor

Dr. & Mrs. John Kung

Larry R. Kaiser, MD & Lindy Snider

Bob & Patty Lux

Robert McNamara, MD & Mary McNamara



Jane Scaccetti

Stevens & Lee / Griffin

BRONZE PARTNERS Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP ● AmeriHealth Caritas ● Vincent Cowell, MD & Nora Cowell, RN ● Fox Chase Cancer Center ● Huron ● Dr. Stanley & Debbie Lefkowitz Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin ● O'Brien & Ryan, LLP ● PNC ● Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP ● Veloxis Pharmaceuticals Inc.

PARTNERS Christie & Young, PC ● Dr. & Mrs. Verdi J. DiSesa ● DM HealthCare Partners, LLC Sandra R. Harmon-Weiss, MD & Richard C. Weiss, DMD ● Liacouras & Smith, LLP Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS *Sponsor list as of printing

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2018 GALA COMMITTEE René Alvarez, MD and Norma Alicea-Alvarez, DNP Jerry Burton Ira W. Bushman, Esq. and Marcy C. Bushman Jim Cawley, IV, Esq. and Suzanne Cawley Eric T. Choi, MD and Esther Choi Gary S. Cohen, MD and Susan Cohen Maricar and Corey Collins Joshua Cooper, MD and Jamie Cooperstein Lisa Lee Corbin Elizabeth Craig, DNP and Jim Craig Herbert E. Cushing, MD Frank and Eileen Devlin John K. Dugan Daniel Edmundowicz, MD and Susan Edmundowicz Richard I. Fisher, MD and Susan G. Fisher, PhD James W. Fox, IV, MD and Kathleen M. Fox Susan L. Freeman, MD Amy J. Goldberg, MD Becky Halkias Sandra R. Harmon-Weiss, MD and Richard C. Weiss, DMD Lauren Hart and Todd Carmichael Jeffrey Henderer, MD and Sanna Henderer Enrique Hernandez, MD and Carla Hernandez

Steven Houser, PhD and Beth Bailey, PhD Kendra E. Kirk Walter J. Koch, PhD and Macaira Koch Eric J. Kropf, MD and Patricia L. Kropf, MD John S. Kung, MD and Christine Kung, MBA Dr. Stanley and Debbie Lefkowitz Gregory Liacouras and Leslie H. Smith Bob and Patty Lux Joseph W. “Chip” Marshall, III Shane and Megan McDevitt Robert McNamara, MD and Mary McNamara Elizabeth Menschner, DNP Adam C. Messer Gordon Morewood, MD and Natalie Rintoul, MD Jack Mydlo, MD and Judith Harris Rosemary M. Nolan, JD Gerald P. Oetzel Alan and Carolyn Rosenberg Ahmed Soliman, MD and Saliha Soliman Gerald H. Sterling, PhD and Helene B. Sterling Yoshiya Toyoda, MD and Mayumi Toyoda Michael Weaver, MD and Sheila Weaver, DO Nina Weisbord and George Wood Herbert White and Weimiao Ou

A non-profit organization founded on the idea that quality healthcare should be available to everyone, Temple University Hospital serves as a relentless advocate for Philadelphia’s most vulnerable communities and a place of hope for the patients and families with the most complex cases. Proceeds from the Acres of Diamonds Gala are an investment in vital, lifesaving work at the hospital, in the community and across the region.

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2018 Acres of Diamonds Gala Invitation  
2018 Acres of Diamonds Gala Invitation