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N.Y. Mets' Omar Minaya Recognized at National Brain Cancer Organization's 3rd Annual Gala.

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ --
 WHAT: Voices Against Brain Cancer's (VABC) third annual fundraising
 event which will honor New Yorkers impacted personally by brain
 cancer. VABC is working to advance the progress towards a cure and
 support the medical research and clinical trials critical to the
 eradication of the disease. For more information about the
 organization or to purchase gala tickets please visit
 http://www.voicesagainstbraincancer.org/

 WHERE: Hammerstein Ballroom
 311 West 34th Street
 New York City

 WHEN: Thursday, June 12, 2008, 6:00pm - 10:00pm E.T.

 WHO: -- Kirstin Cole, CBS 2 News, Master of Ceremonies

 -- Omar Minaya, General Manager of the New York Mets; 2008 Voices
 Award Recipient

 -- Lynn Kohlman, Model and Photographer and formerly DKNY Fashion
 Director; Brain Cancer Survivor; 2008 Voices Against Brain
 Cancer Courage Award Recipient

 -- Susan Pannullo, MD, Director of Neuro Oncology in the
 Department of Neurological Surgery at N.Y. Presbyterian
 Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; 2008 Gary Lichtenstein
 Humanitarian Award Recipient

 -- David Bailey, Musician, 12-year Brain Cancer Survivor; 2008
 Voices Against Brain Cancer Courage Award Recipient

 WHY: According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly 22,000 new
 cases from brain and other nervous system tumors are estimated in
 the United States this year alone with over 13,000 resulting in
 deaths.

 Sara Spiro
 The Glover Park Group
 3299 K Street NW, Suite 500
 Washington, DC 20007
 202.295.0117 (Direct Line)
 202.337.9137 (Fax)
 sspiro@gloverparkgroup.com



CONTACT: Sara Spiro of The Glover Park Group, +1-202-295-0117, Fax, +1-202-337-9137, sspiro@gloverparkgroup.com

Web site: http://www.voicesagainstbraincancer.org/
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