What: Rays of Hope® Awards Gala, a dinner awards benefit hosted by the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS), celebrating cancer survivorship and honoring leaders in the cancer survivorship movement. NCCS is a leading cancer advocacy organization that advocates for quality cancer care for all Americans and provides tools that empower people affected by cancer to advocate for themselves.
• Natalie Davis Spingarn Writer’s Award for
True Compass, a memoir of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy
Presented to members of the Kennedy family
The NCCS Natalie Davis Spingarn Writer’s Award for True Compass, a memoir of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Dedicated to his wife, Vicki, the book bears tribute to the “other survivors” who support people diagnosed with cancer. Accepting the award will be members of the Kennedy family.
•Catherine Logan Award for Service to Survivorship presented to
President & CEO
A&E Television Networks
Abbe Raven, President and Chief Executive Officer of A&E Television Networks, is recognized for taking bold steps in empowering those with a cancer diagnosis to live their lives to the fullest. Ms. Raven’s visionary leadership exemplifies service to survivorship.
•Lilly Tartikoff/Entertainment Industry Foundation Hope Award
Date: April 28, 2010
Time: 6 p.m. reception; 7 p.m. dinner and awards presentation
Location: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium,
$250 per ticket