ADVISORY, Aug. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to mark the 13th Annual A Hamptons Happening fundraiser for research scheduled for August 5, 2017. The event will feature performances by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright and Sophie Beem, a protégé of Beyoncé. It will honor Glenn Myles, Chairman and CEO of First Wall Street Capital; Bobbie Lloyd, Chief Baking Officer of Magnolia Bakery; Shep Gordon, Talent Manager, Hollywood Film Agent, Producer and Author; Gabriel Kreuther, Owner and Executive Chef of Gabriel Kreuther Restaurant, a Michelin Star recipient, and Relais & Chateaux restaurant; and Margaret Hayes, President and CEO of Fashion Group International.
In honor of the occasion, Dr. Samuel Waxman, founder and CEO of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, and William T. Sullivan, Executive Director of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, August 3, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
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About Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develops minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded approximately $90 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe.
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