Seventh Annual Gala to benefit the Prevention of Blindness in Lebanon
The Foundation will dedicate proceeds from the gala to the prevention of blindness at Saint George Hospital and cover the necessary expenses for patients in need to come to the Hospital for this purpose.
The gala was held on Saturday March 3, 2018 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC
We presented our Make a Difference Award to:
Dr. Dimitri Azar, Dean of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Senior Director of Ophthalmic Innovation at Verily Life Sciences and Professor of Ophthalmology, Bioengineering and Pharmacology at UIC.
Mrs. Marsha Nelms Muawwad, CEO Strategist and Consultant to ExecuNet, was the Emcee by Excellence.
The evening featured:
"Music from the Arab World" Performance by A.J. Racy, PhD, Internationally-acclaimed performer, composer and Professor of Ethnomusicology at UCLA.
Irish Dance Performance by Joe Duffey and Roisin Murray, Renowned dancers from acclaimed international show Lord of the Dance.