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A Global Affair:
Caring for a Changing World

Who: Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), an acute care research and teaching hospital. The event is organized in partnership with the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation (MMRF), Minnesota’s third largest medical research non-profit whose mission is to improve patient care and the health of our community through research and education.

What: A fundraising dinner, mask and silent auction and dancing. The masks have been decorated by artists and celebrities. The Honorary Co-Chairs of the event are: John McGill, M.D., past President of "Doctors Without Borders", which won a Nobel Prize in 1999; Lawrence Perlman, retired CEO of Ceridian; Ramon Gustilo, M.D., renowned orthopaedic surgeon; and Sandra Vargas, Hennepin County Administrator. The Master of Ceremonies is KARE 11 Anchor Diana Pierce.

When: Saturday, November 4, 2000, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Where: The event is being held at the downtown Minneapolis Marriott City Center, Grand Portage Ballroom, 30 South 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN.

Why: Money raised from A Global Affair will be used for research that leads to more effectively serving the health care needs of new immigrant populations.

Steering Committee Chairperson: David Williams, M.D., Vice-Chair of the Department of Medicine, is the Chairperson of the Steering Committee.

For More Information: Contact Janell Raymond at 612-347-4582 or jraymond@mmrf.org. You may also write to Ms. Raymond at MMRF, 600 HFA Building, 914 South Eighth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404.




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