2nd Annual Black & White Ball Raises $300,000 for Cancer Center for Kids

Vol. 18, No. 2
Summer 2008

  • Compassionate, Cutting-Edge Care Provides Relief to 89-Year-Old Patient

  • Winthrop Elects Three New Members to Board of Directors

  • Two Winthrop-University Hospital Physicians Top New York State Lists for Cardiac Care

  • Phyllis & Nathan J. Mistretta Emergency Diagnostic Imaging Center Dedicated at Winthrop

  • RP-7 "Virtual Doctor" Makes it's Debut at Winthrop

  • Congratulations, Top Docs!

  • A Vibrant Research Program at Winthrop

  • Pediatric Bowel Management Program Addresses Unique Needs of Children

  • International Exchange Program Tours Winthrop

  • 23rd Annual Golf Tournament Raises a Record $430,000 for Emergency Services at Winthrop

  • 11th Annual Opera Night Raises $75,000 for Child Life

  • Charlie's Champions Foundation Shows Continued Support for Cancer Center for Kids

  • Community Members Say Yes to Good Health

  • Senator Schumer Hosts Press Conference at Diabetes Education Center

  • 2nd Annual Black & White Ball Raises $300,000 for Cancer Center for Kids

  • Michael Magro Foundation Supports CCFK's School Re-entry Program

  • Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation Helps Make Wishes Come True

  • Winthrop Receives "Found Money"

  • The Miracle Foundation Makes Third Gift of $50,000 to Cancer Center for Kids

  • Swim Laps Go a Long Way in Support of Pediatrics

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    Dr. Weinblatt makes a presentation to honorees Gale Gregory-Barbagallo and Neil Barbagallo.
    In an overwhelming show of support for Winthrop's Cancer Center for Kids (CCFK), more than 350 people attended the second annual Black & White Ball on April 5, 2008 at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City. The event raised $300,000 for the CCFK's comprehensive psychosocial program and in support of the Center's efforts to launch a full-time creative arts therapy program.

    The second annual Black & White Ball was held in honor of two Long Island families who are long-time supporters of the Cancer Center for Kids. Susan J. Miller and Daryl Rosenblatt established the Nina Jillian Rosenblatt Ambulatory Suite at the CCFK in memory of their daughter to provide young patients with a serene environment to receive treatment, and Gale Gregory-Barbagallo and Neil Barbagallo of Moms Helper, Inc. and Five Towns Nissan served as active members of the planning committee for the inaugural Black & White Ball in 2007.

    "This year's honorees and committee members worked very hard to provide another fun-filled evening, which raised vital funds to support us in our mission of caring for children - and families - in the most supportive way possible," said Linda Sweeney, practice manager at the Cancer Center for Kids.

    imageDr. Mark Weinblatt, MD, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Winthrop and Director of the Hospital's Cancer Center for Kids, presents a gift to Black & White Ball honorees Daryl Rosenblatt and Susan J. Miller.
    For more information about the Cancer Center for Kids, call (516) 663-9400.

    The second annual Black & White Ball would not have been possible without the generous support of the following sponsors:

    Premier Sponsor
    Susan J. Miller & Daryl Rosenblatt

    Feature Sponsor
    Charlie's Champions Foundation

    Top Hat Sponsors
    Bank of New York
    Connie Bocklet
    Mr. and Mrs. Calvin
    Mr. and Mrs. Feeley
    Five Towns Nissan
    The Michael Magro Foundation
    The Adam Paul Spizz Memorial Foundation
    The Katz Family
    The Klein Family
    John and Tara Schmitt with son Charlie of Charlie's Champions Foundation were the Feature Sponsors of the Black & White Ball.
    Nassau Anesthesia
    PALL Corporation
    Kenneth & Alison Partlow
    Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
    Recycling & Communities, Inc.
    United Healthcare

    Black Tie Sponsors
    Alan and Cheryl Cohen

    Invitation Underwriter
    Mr. and Mrs. Rubin

    Florist Underwriter
    Charlie's Champions Foundation

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