On Monday, April 22, 2013, the National Meningitis Association will hold its annual Give Kids a Shot Gala
at the New York Athletic Club
. The night will begin at 7 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction followed by dinner and the NMA Awards. Iconic actor and longtime supporter of NMA Richard Thomas
will serve as Master of Ceremonies as well as the winner of the organization's Nancy Ford
Springer Inspiration Award. Guests will enjoy performances from Current Affair, singing troupe Incognito Artists and can get a custom coif on the spot from the wild Delirious Hair Design.
Honorary Chairs for the evening are John L. Loeb
, Jr. and Nick Springer
. Gala Chairs include Lenore Cooney
, Sara Herbert-Galloway
& Gary Springer
. Joanna Goldenstein
, Barry J. Klarberg
, Ulrika "Red" Nilsson
, and Heike M. Vogel will serve as Vice Chairs.
The 2013 Honorees are William Schaffner
, M.D., Health Achievement Award; Cindy Krejny, Moms on Meningitis Award; Massachusetts State Senator Jack Hart
, Nancy Ford Springer
Inspiration Award; Samantha and Kyle Busch, The Kyle Busch Foundation, Community Leadership Award.
For ticket information contact Susan Shattuck
or Laurie Krotman
at 212-244-7333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
. For more information about NMA's life-saving work please visit www.nmaus.org