Annual ‘Celebration For Life’ Event To Benefit The James  

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Posted: 5/12/2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute will host the 10th annual “Celebration for Life” fundraising dinner at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at the Smith & Wollensky restaurant, 4145 The Strand West, Easton Town Center.

The benefit contributes to the James Fund for Life, an annual fund at Ohio State chaired by Abigail and Les Wexner dedicated to raising money for the purchase of leading-edge technology used in the fight against cancer.

Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Technology Acquisition Fund which will purchase new technology as part of the expansion of The James.
Patti and Steve Steinour are serving as honorary chairs; Judy and Steve Tuckerman are the event chairs. Tickets are $2,500 each. For ticket information, call James Development at 614-293-3744.

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (cancer.osu.edu) is one of only 40 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States designated by the National Cancer Institute. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top cancer hospitals in the nation, The James is the 205-bed adult patient-care component of the cancer program at The Ohio State University. The OSUCCC – James is one of only seven centers in the country funded by the NCI to conduct both phase I and phase II clinical trials.

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Jennifer Mutchler
Medical Center Public Affairs and Media Relations
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Jennifer.Mutchler@osumc.edu



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