Published On: Thu, Feb 2nd, 2012

Israel Cancer Association USA names chairs for gala

Ari Rifkin and Gail Worth are bringing their experience of hosting
charity events to their roles as Co-Chairmen of Israel Cancer
Association USA’s 2012 Gala, “Israel – A Place in Our Hearts”.

Assisting them with the annual event are: Herme de Wyman Miro,
International Chairman; Rhoda and David Chase, Grand Honorary
Chairmen; Lois Pope, Honorary Chairman; and Lexye Aversa,
Chairman Emeritus.

The Gala will be held on Wednesday, February 22nd at The Breakers
in Palm Beach. The evening will begin with a welcoming cocktail
reception featuring compelling photographic vistas of Israel by Ari
Rifkin and Ferenc Illenyi, and panoramic African landscape and
candid wildlife images by Ari Rifkin and Eric Zvenieks. Dinner and
dancing to the popular Soul Survivors dance band follow, with a
musical interlude by Violinist Ferenc Illenyi.

Proceeds from the evening will benefit Israel Cancer Association
USA (ICA USA), a nonprofit organization established in Palm Beach
in 1994 to fund cancer research fellowships for distinguished Israeli
scientists. E

For sponsorship or ticket information, phone Jill Cooper at Israel
Cancer Association USA, (561) 832-9277.

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