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Carnival for a Cure


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You are invited to attend the Eighth Annual "Carnival for a Cure"

Enjoy an afternoon of Carnival games, tasty treats, music and fun for everyone!

Sunday, March 10, 2013
1:00 PM -- 4:00 PM* 
(*Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 AM -- don't forget to change your clocks - as we "spring forward" toward a cure!)

The Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011        MAP

Adult ticket:$100
Child ticket:$75


If you wish to purchase tickets or make a donation, please do so by calling the office at 212-888-2217.

ADVANCE TICKET SALES WILL END ON FRIDAY, MARCH 8TH AT 5PM. If you wish to attend the event after that time, tickets will be available at the door on Sunday, beginning at 1pm.

We appreciate your generosity and support and look forward to your participation in this year's event!

The Eighth Annual Carnival for a Cure will be held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in the Chelsea section of Manhattan; the site of last year's Carnival.  The Carnival will feature lively entertainment, delicious food, games and sports for tots, tweens, and teens, and super prizes; all to benefit the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute.  

This year, we're pleased to welcome back Chris Wragge, CBS News Anchor, who will lend his talent as our emcee.  With other special guests to be announced!

CBS News Anchor Chris Wragge     
CBS News Anchor Chris Wragge

Ronnie and Harry Agress
Meredith and Scott Buchwald*
Jena Kingsley
Brett and Daniel Sundheim

Host Committee
(list in formation)
Emily Agress
Jenna and Adam Agress
Cheryl and Bill Bader
Leslie Hsu and Greg Besner
Sabrina and Scott Chosed*
Lauren and Steven Field
Jessica Gersten
Danielle and Troy Gregory*
Estee and Mark Gurwitz
Regina Hanna
Jodee and Steve Martin
Sarah Merians
Hayley and Lawrence Morrison
Leslie and Ricardo Salmon*
Denise and Tom Stern*  

*Past Event Co-Chairs 


Roller Coaster:
LJS Foundation

Game/Prize Booth:
Leslie & Ricardo Salmon
Brett & Daniel Sundheim
Willa's Wish Foundation

Bumper Car:
Brett Klein
Denise & Tom Stern

Ronnie & Harry Agress
The Bader Family
Amy & Jimmy Haber
J.P. Morgan
Plaza Construction
Sara & Joshua Slocum

Ring Toss:
Gary Appel / Property Tax Adjustors
Jennifer Berkowitz / BUMI
Berkowitz Pollack Brant
The Blau Family
The Buchwald Family
Lloyd Chosed
Dalia & Joseph Cohen
Chris Cummaro
The Field Family
Estee & Mark Gurwitz
Sandy & Jill Heller
The Karsch Family
Kristine & Timothy Manoni
The Martin Family
Sharon & Simon Mendelson
Marcie & Jordan Pantzer
Podell Schwartz Schechter & Banfield LLP
David Shear
Penny & Jim Walzer

A2Z Professional Waterproofing & Restoration Inc.
Christopher Alex
Allied Beverage Group, LLC
Laura, Cliff, Elizabeth & Benjamin Atlas
Bancker Construction Corp.
The Berg Family
Ross Berman
Perri Brenner
The Budkofsky's
Romy & Jeffrey Jagid
Joe Joseph
The Kessler Family
Mark Prince
Lewis Silberman
The Steiner Family
Jennifer & Craig Tamchin
Margie & Brian Wargon


Alex Toys • Big Head Balloons • Cabot Creamery •
Camp Nejeda Foundation, Inc. • CBS Cares • Cedar's Mediterranean Foods •
Chelsea Piers • Chobani Greek Yogurt • Chop't Creative Salad Company •
Clif Bars • Dezer Properties • Disney Publishing Worldwide •
Domino's Pizza • The Dr. Molar Magic Foundation • Earth Balance •
Edible Arrangements • Elizabeth Kaslow Balloons • Good Stuff Toys •
GoGo Squeez • Gymtime Rhythm & Glues • Hard Rock Cafe New York •
Hasbro • Honest Tea • Ivy Bakery •
La Esquina • Live Better Brands LLC • McLoone's Boathouse •
NY1 • The New York Fun Factory • The Nutrition Babes • Paper Mill Playhouse •
Perfect Curve, Inc. • Pinkalicious • Plushland Toys •
Pretzel Crisps • Sarah Merians Photography & Video • ShopRite • 
Smoke 'N Pit BBQ • Spin Master Ltd. • Sutton East Tennis Club • 
TH Foods, Inc. • Trader Joe's • Wink Frozen Desserts • Zico

*lists in formation


For more information, contact:

Amy Epstein, Director of Special Events
Douglas Ramirez, Special Events Manager 

Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
(212) 888-2217


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Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
200 S. Park Road, Suite 100
Hollywood, FL 33021
[P]   (954) 964-4040
[TF] (800) 321-3437
[F]   (954) 964-7036

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