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This December, Help Raise Funds for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention

Posted By Myra Rubenstein Weis Leadership Board On November 2, 2017 @ 2:46 pm In FITNESS & HEALTH,GET INVOLVED,GIVE SUPPORT,PHILANTHROPY | No Comments

Join the Myra Rubenstein Weis Leadership Board on Dec. 2 for the 2nd Annual “Jammin’ in Our Genes” benefit. Enjoy good company, live music, refreshments, and raffle games while helping to raise funds that will provide financial support to make BRCA testing more affordable for high-risk patients, as well as continue to support Pre-Vivor resources through the LIFE program.

This year’s benefit will include a silent auction, games, music provided by DJ Versage, drinks, desserts, and more.


Jammin’ in Our Genes, benefiting NorthShore University HealthSystem [1]
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017
8-11 p.m.
210 Restaurant, 210 Green Bay Road, Highwood
Tickets: $50 in advance, $60 at the door. Space is limited and purchasing in advance is recommended.

For more information, visit foundation.northshore.org/mrw-leadership-board [2].

The Myra Rubenstein Weis (MRW) Leadership Board’s goal is to educate and empower people to make informed decisions to prevent hereditary breast and ovarian cancers through informed healthcare decisions. Funds raised through their activities support Living in the Future (LIFE) Pre-Vivor resources.

ovarian cancer prevention: LIFE Pre-Vivor Forum

Bottom row: Barb Guido; Elena Moore, MD; Carol Rosenberg, MD; Georgia Spear, MD; Top row: Anna Newlin; Catherine Pesce, MD; Peter Hulick, MD; Elaine Wade, MD; and Michael Howard, MD at the LIFE Pre-Vivor Forum

The MRW Leadership Board is an extension of the Myra Rubenstein Weis Health Resource Benefit Committee [3] that supports NorthShore wellness and cancer survivorship programs. Both were established to honor Myra Rubenstein Weis and her service to the Highland Park community.

ovarian cancer prevention: Stephanie Goldstein, Carol Rosenberg, MD and Caryn Engle

Stephanie Goldstein, Carol Rosenberg, MD and Caryn Engle

MRW Leadership Board:

  • Nancy Blitz
  • Caryn Engle, Co-Chair
  • Jamie Engle
  • Sara Franklin
  • Ari Goldsmith, Co-Chair
  • Jeremy Goldstein
  • Jordan Goldstein, MD, Co-Chair
  • Stephanie Goldstein, Co-Chair
  • Jill Kase
  • Debbie Ori
  • Heather Redisch
  • Lindsey Goldstein Ross 

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[1] NorthShore University HealthSystem: https://www.northshore.org/

[2] foundation.northshore.org/mrw-leadership-board: https://foundation.northshore.org/mrw-leadership-board

[3] Myra Rubenstein Weis Health Resource Benefit Committee: https://foundation.northshore.org/mrw

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