“A Prom To Remember” Cystic Fibrosis Fundraising Event

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Young Professional Leadership Committee Presents “A Prom To Remember” Fundraising Event

Online PR News – 27-August-2013 – New York – Oct. 5, 2013 New York, N.Y. -- 600 young professionals will be attending “A Prom to Remember” on October 5th at the rooftop of 230 Fifth to fundraiser and raise awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF). Ticket includes 4 hours of open bar, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, raffle, and much more!

Media Contact:
Bridget O’Brien
917-780-5589
bridget@bridgetobrienprandevents.com

The event takes place at 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar Restaurant
230 5th Ave New York, NY 10001
http://www.230-fifth.com/
Saturday, October 5th, 2013 7pm-11pm

Tickets are $85 until September 3rd when they will increase to $100
http://manhattan.cff.org/yplcprom to purchase tickets for more information.

About Young Professional Leadership

The prom-themed event was established by a group of young professionals who brainstormed ways to fundraise for the CFF. One member of the committee, diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), mentioned that she never had the opportunity to attend her high school prom, due to illness. Since then, the YPLC has been throwing its annual prom the focus of raising money to find a cure.

About Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

CF is a life-threatening, inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the US (70,000 worldwide). An additional 10 million more—or about one in every 31 Americans—are carriers of the defective CF gene, but do not have the disease. The predicted median age of survival for a person with CF is the late 30s. The steady rise of the median predicted age of survival suggests that improvements in treatment and care are advancing the lives of those with CF.

All young professionals in New York City, and the surrounding region, are encouraged to attend the CFF’s “A Prom to Remember.” These individuals, and all of The CFF’s supporters, are the driving force in pursuit of a cure for CF.

For Media Inquiries Please Contact bridget@bridgetobrienprandevents.com

If you’d like more information about “A Prom to Remember” please contact Shari Edelstein at (212)-986-8783, or email Shari at sedelstein@cff.org

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Bridget O'Brien
Bridget O'Brien PR and Events

917-780-5589