Cystic Fibrosis Leadership Council Announces Fundraiser

Raleigh, North Carolina (PressExposure) October 23, 2009 -- Stephanie Davage 919.845.2155 sdavage@cff.org

Andrea Mospan, chair of the Executive Committee of the YPLC, announces today the organization is hosting a fundraiser titled A Night at the Theatre, Starring Grapes & Hops (http://carolinas.cff.org/yplc09). The charity event will be held Thursday, November 5, 2009 inside the Meymandi Theatre at the Murphey School in Raleigh. Proceeds will benefit the North Carolina chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

The beer and wine tasting event is a casual and entertaining evening starting at 6:30 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to sample a variety of wines and locally brewed beer, expertly paired with great cuisine. The night is highlighted by live entertainment and the chance to bid on an array of auction items.

“The event is sure to be an exciting and lively evening for all,” says Stephanie Davage, director of special events of the North Carolina chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. “We are truly thankful for the diverse and talented pool of board members and individuals that have come together to present this event.”

The Executive Committee of the YLPC includes:

• Erick Hawkins, Rex Healthcare • Andrea Mospan, Inspire Pharmaceuticals • Cindy Stranad, Articulon • Bill Thelin, Parion Pharmaceuticals • Dave Volpe, Wachovia Securities

Tickets for A Night at the Theatre are $60 in advance and $75 at the door. For more information, contact Stephanie Davage at sdavange@ccf.org, 919.645.2155 or visit http://carolinas.cff.org/yplc09.

About Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a nonprofit donor-supported organization, is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease. The foundation is the leading organization in the United States devoted to cystic fibrosis. It funds and accredits the three CF care centers in North Carolina (Duke, UNC and Wake Forest) along with the other 115 CF care centers, 95 adult care programs and 50 affiliate programs, and has 80 chapters and branch offices nationwide. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is one of the most efficient and efficient organizations of its kind. In 2009, it received its second four-star rating for sound fiscal management from Charity Navigator, the largest independent charity evaluator in the United States. The foundation's business model has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health and by publications such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

About the Young Professionals Leadership Committee: The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Carolinas Chapter Young Professionals Leadership Committee includes some of the Triangle's finest young professional men and women. YPLC's purpose is to create a network that will raise awareness and vital funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation while providing opportunities for the Triangle's top level, young professionals to meet, network and socialize. The organization is geared toward young professionals who have the vision and commitment to inspire their peers to make a difference through chapter activities. Visit http://carolinas.cff.org/yplc09 for more information.

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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Carolinas Chapter Young Professionals Leadership Committee includes some of the Triangle's finest young professional men and women. YPLC's purpose is to create a network that will raise awareness and vital funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation while providing opportunities for the Triangle's top level, young professionals to meet, network and socialize. The organization is geared toward young professionals who have the vision and commitment to inspire their peers to make a difference through chapter activities. Visit http://carolinas.cff.org/yplc09 for more information.

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