The Northeast Kidney Foundation of Greater Buffalo will hold the 2015 Gift of Life Celebration Recognition Dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Hotel @ the Lafayette, 391 Washington St., Buffalo. Tickets are $100. Call 716-512-7918 or email [email protected] for additional information or to make reservations.
Join the renal community as it honors Dr. George Blessios, director of the Dialysis Access Center at Mercy Hospital, with the Contribution to Health Care Award; Lisa Venuto, RPA-C, with the Renal Clinician of the Year Award; Robert Dembik with the Community Service Award (posthumously); and Palladian Health with the Jeff Stolzenburg Legacy Award.
The master of ceremonies for the evening is Dr. Rev. James A. Lewis III, D.D. Ph.D.
This fundraising event includes a raffle to win a weekend getaway package in Saratoga Springs, and a silent auction. It brings patients, family members, clinical and academic professionals, business and community leaders, and the general public together to celebrate the accomplishments of the Northeast Kidney Foundation and help it advance its mission to improve the lives of those affected by kidney disease and related conditions; to increase organ donation; and to empower those it serves to be effective voices for better health care at the local, state and federal levels.
For more information about the Northeast Kidney Foundation, call 716-512-7918.