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Pixs: Festive in Pink for Komen Philly’s Pink Tie Ball

Pixs: Festive in Pink for Komen Philly’s Pink Tie Ball

Susan G. Komen Philadelphia celebrated the 2018 Impact Awards on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Vie, 600 North Broad Street, Philadelphia with a Black Tie Gala.

In Gondola 2018 Honoree: Frank J. Rauscher, III, PhD, The Wistar Institute. Professor, Gene Expression and Regulation Program of Wayne, Pa.

The evenings theme was Venice, as the guests were transported in time to the romantic city on the water.

Co-Chairs Thomas Bove and Michele T. Schina, welcomed more than 400 people as Jim Donovan and Natasha Brown acted as Emcees for the evening. Survivors, advocates, health care providers and supporters united for the event, which raised over $525,000 towards life-saving services for women in need.

2018 Honorees Friend in the Fight: Joe Volpe, Founder and CEO, Cescaphe: Beacon of Hope: The Wistar Institute. Accepted by Dario C. Altieri, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer; Director, The Wistar Institute Cancer Center; Robert & Penny Fox Distinguished ProfessorLight of Life: Frank J. Rauscher, III, PhD, The Wistar Institute. Professor, Gene Expression and Regulation Program

Ronald Harper, Komen Philadelphia Board President, Elaine I. Grobman, Chief Executive Officer of Komen Philadelphia, Komen and Friend in the Fight Honoree: Joe Volpe, Founder and CEO, Cescaphe

Jim and Laura Lee

John and Palma Daly

 

Cescaphe always has an amazing cocktail party spread

The Komen Philadelphia community four mission pillars—research, community, care and action. It is an indispensable foundation to build on with the love we all share and work to multiply in order to defeat the killer that is breast cancer. Every day love gives us strength, confident and hope. Every day love makes it possible for more women and men to survive breast cancer. And, every day your love makes me grateful that you have joined our fight to conquer breast cancer.

Susan Bacus Morgan and Paul Morgan, MD

Mardi and Jay Halbert

David Yadgaroff and Jamie Yadgaroff who spent quite a bit of time on the dance floor

 

Jonida Mandarano and Bruno Mandarano
After the program, Society Hill Dance Company presented an elaborate dance to officially open the dance floor to guests for the evening.