The 2015 Gala

Benefits Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Matt Buttrick & Jennifer Stearns Buttrick

Saturday, April 25, 2015
JW Marriott Marquis Miami
255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Downtown Miami
305-243-2628 (Katie Repici)

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s 2015 Gala, set for April 25, 2015, in downtown Miami will feature a celebrity performance, festive dinner, a luxury silent auction and an exciting After Party.

The evening’s festivities will include presentations of the Caroline Halpern Award for exemplary service and the Jay Weiss Scientific Award.

A large committee of Community Visionaries is expected to attract nearly one thousand people to attend the Sylvester Gala. Guests will include leaders from the business, corporate, academic and philanthropic communities and will represent the wide cultural base of South Florida.

Sponsorships for the Gala are available ranging from $10,000 to $100,000, and funds raised at the Gala will fund research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. For information about the Gala, sponsorships and tickets, contact Katie Repici at 305-243-2628 or by email at

Dr. Stephen D. Nimer, Direct or Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Joan Scheiner, Chair, Board of Governors

About Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s inpatient admissions, surgical procedures and leading edge cancer treatments have impacted the lives of over 1 million people in South Florida.

Sylvester was established in 1992 to provide comprehensive cancer services and today serves as the hub for cancer-related research, diagnosis, and treatment. Sylvester handles 1,300 inpatient admissions, performs 3,000 surgical procedures, and treats more than 4,300 new cancer patients annually. All Sylvester cancer specialists are on the faculty of the Miller School of Medicine, South Florida’s only academic medical center. In addition, Sylvester physicians and scientists are engaged in more than 200 clinical trials and receive $41 million annually in federal funding and private research grants, more than any other cancer center in South Florida. Sylvester at Deerfield Beach opened in 2003 to better meet the needs of residents of Broward and Palm Beach counties, and now offers appointments with 30 physician faculty members from 14 of 15 Site Disease Groups, state of the art imaging suite, radiation oncology services, as well as a women’s center. Sylvester also has satellite facilities in Kendall and Plantation.

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