Joslin Diabetes Center's High Hopes Gala and World Diabetes Month celebration promotes awareness and raises funds for vital diabetes clinical care programs and groundbreaking research initiatives at Joslin Diabetes Center. This fabulous black-tie event, established in 1999, benefits Joslin Diabetes Center's High Hopes Fund, which supports the Center's greatest needs in research, education and clinical care. Joslin Diabetes Center is pleased to recognize Team Joslin Boston Marathon Runners as 2013 High Hopes Gala Honorees for their outstanding passion and commitment to Joslin's mission
The evening will include a lively cocktail reception, exciting silent and live auction, a chance to win a trip for two to Super Bowl XLVIII, and live entertainment by one of the region's top party bands, K2, who will be performing a mix of dance favorites from Sinatra to Black Eyed Peas.
An astounding 347 million people worldwide have diabetes and that number is increasing in alarming, epidemic proportions. Joslin is working toward a cure, and a world without diabetes and its complications.
WHO: John Brooks, President and CEO, Joslin Diabetes Center; Team Joslin Boston Marathon Runners, 2013 High Hopes Gala Honoree; K2, Boston Band and 2013 High Hopes Gala Entertainment
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