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Empire Ball

**Please call the Empire Ball Dinner Office at 212-843-1708 for ticket information.

Monday, December 6, 2010
6:30 p.m.

Grand Hyatt Hotel - Empire State Ballroom
Park Avenue at Grand Central Terminal

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>>View current sponsor list below or click here  

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The always-elegant Empire Ball will light up the Grand Hyatt Hotel once again on Monday, December 6, 2010.  The cocktail hour begins at 6:30 p.m., followed at 7:30 p.m. by dinner and dancing.  This year, the Real Estate Divison of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation will pay homage to three of its esteemed members.  The evening's honoree will be Jody Durst, President of The Durst Organization.  Ted Moudis, A.I.A., Senior Principal of Ted Moudis Associates, will receive the Camillo Ricordi Humanitarian Award. Richard C. Heller, Senior Vice President of Malkin Holdings, LLC, will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award.

The 2009 Empire Ball raised one million dollars for the cure-focused research at the Diabetes Research Institute.  You can read about last year's event here.

For more information, please call:

(212) 843-1708

or email:

These honorees are lending a helping hand to millions of American families by joining us to unlock the cure for diabetes:

Jody Durst, President, The Durst Organization and 2010 Empire Ball Honoree

Ted Moudis, AIA, Senior Principal, Ted Moudis Associates and recipient of the Camillo Ricordi Humanitarian Award

Richard C. Heller, Senior Vice President, Malkin Holdings LLC and recipient of the Distinguished Service Award


Sponsors to date

The Durst Organization
Quality Building Services
Red Apple Group
Ted Moudis Associates, Inc.

ACC Construction
Alliance Building Services
Maureen and Peter L. DiCapua
The Donaldson Organization
Harvard Maintenance
JDP Mechanical
Oldcastle Building
Schnellbacher-Sendon Group
Transition Management
Vanguard Construction

Andrews International
Crana Electric
Fred Geller Electrical, Inc.
Herman Miller Inc./Geiger
IESI N.Y. Corporation
Johnson Controls/York
Lane Office Furniture
Newmark Knight Frank
Tishman Construction Corp.
Transel Elevator and Electric, Inc.
W5 Group, LLC


Richard C. Heller, Ted Moudis, Dr. Camillo Ricordi, Peter L. DiCapua, Jody Durst and Thomas D. Stern at a donor reception held in recognition of the Empire Ball's top contributors.  Click here to see additional photos.
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