LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 3/6/13
From Press Release
Next Friday (March 15) the HEADstrong Foundation will roll out the lime green carpet for a magical evening as they host the 3rd Annual Lime Light Gala. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m.
The black-tie optional event will include a silent auction and a spectacular dinner program featuring a special live performance, world-class entertainment, an award presentation concluded by dancing.
The line-up for the event that honors the memory of former Hofstra student-athlete Nick Colleluori and his fight to eliminate blood cancer is unbelievable this year with former Drexel Lacrosse Alumnus Michael Hagan, CEO of LevelUP serving as Master of Ceremonies.
Guests will be entertained by Magician Malcolm “Puck” Puckering, A finalist from America’s Got Talent 2012. Recording artist and 3-time Hodgkin’s Lymphoma survivor Jessy Kyle will perform her latest single “Don’t Give Up”. Not to mention, the sounds of Philadelphia big band “Bounce” who will be rocking the night away.
The silent auction which will feature over 160 items this year ranging from Memorabilia to Once In A Lifetime Experiences.
These are just a few of the items guests will be able to bid on this year:
Four Tickets to Every Inside Lacrosse Event for 2014
Vacation and Exotic Fishing Charter in Costa Rica
3 Day, 2 Night Golf Experience to Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, FL
Tickets to Rihanna’s Diamonds Tour at Revel Casino, Atlantic City, NJ, April 26th
Tickets to Kenny Chesney, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA, June 8th
Pair of Tickets to Wicked on Broadway with Dinner at Chef Alex Garcia’s A&G Kitchen
VIP Kentucky Derby Experience
Couples Swimming with the Sharks Experience at Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ
Couples Skydiving Package complements of Freefall Adventures in Williamstown, NJ
Diamond Rose Gold ESQ Women’s Watch by Movado
The HEADstrong Foundation will also present two special awards during the evening. The 2013 recipient of the Nicholas E. Colleluori Award will be survivor and Team of Champions member Katherine Frega and the HEADstrong Achievement Award will recognize the ground-breaking medical achievements of Dr. Carl June, Program Director of Translational Research and the Cart19 Dream Team at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
Be part of this incredible evening supporting the Nicholas E. Colleluori Lymphoma Research Fund at the Abramson Cancer Center and Nick’s House which provides complimentary lodging to those traveling to Philadelphia for blood cancer related treatment. Purchase your tickets today, see you at the Lime Light Gala.