Harvest Sunset Dinner Benefits Pediatric MS Research

 

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    Event Kicks off “Season of Giving”

    STONY BROOK, NY, September 19, 2011 – The Second Annual Harvest Sunset Dinner, a fundraising event presented by the National Pediatric MS (multiple sclerosis) Center at Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital, will take place at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook on November 17, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Proceeds from the event, which kicks off the Center’s “Season of Giving,” will support pediatric MS research at the Center.

    The National Pediatric MS Center at Stony Brook, the first center of its kind in the U.S. to focus solely on children and adolescents with MS, provides a full range of medical and psychosocial support to children and their families.

    The Honoree for the Harvest Sunset Dinner is Rosanne Rogé for her outstanding commitment to MS causes. Ms. Rogé is the Managing Director of Client Services at R.W. Rogé & Co. She has earned the professional certification letters of CFP, CSA and RFG. Advisor One named Rosanne Rogé one of 2011’s 50 most influential women in wealth management nationwide.

    In addition, award presentations will be made to Maria Milazzo, RN, MS, PNP-C, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Patricia Melville, NP, MSCN, who will be recognized for their tireless efforts on behalf of their respective MS patients at the MS Care Centers at Stony Brook.

    Paul Anthony of WALK FM radio will MC the event, which includes a live auction and raffles.

    Tickets are $80 per person. Sponsorships are also available. These include Platinum ($5,000), Benefactor ($2,500), Gold ($1,000), and Friend ($500) sponsorship categories.

    For more information about the Harvest Sunset Dinner, please call Dominique Stanley at 631-444-1454, or Dominique.stanley@sbumed.org.

    The National Pediatric MS Center at Stony Brook University Medical Center, part of Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital, was established to advance the recognition, evaluation, and treatment of pediatric MS through the creation of a multidisciplinary program dedicated to clinical care and scientific research of children and adolescents with MS. The Center includes a team of experts in MS, pediatric neurology, nursing psychiatry, and neuropsychology. The National Pediatric MS Center has been designated a Center of Excellence by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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