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Dr. Leon Platanias Appointed Director of Lurie Cancer Center

Posted November 4, 2014 at 1:04 PM
Congratulations Dr. Platanias on being appointed Director of the Lurie Cancer Center! We look forward to increased collaboration and continued collective success! Goombay! Watch Dr. Platanias discuss why cancer is personal to him and the importance of The H Foundation’s support of basic science at the Lurie Cancer Center: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn5h0KfJmUU Read more about Dr. Platanias and his accomplishments: http://cancer.northwestern.edu/news/platanias_newdirector?mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRomrfCcI63Em2iQPJWpsrB0B%2FDC18kX3RUtJL%2Bffkz6htBZF5s8TM3DVVdCXqpO7kEKS7U%3D …

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In Memory of Debbie Fiedler

Posted August 25, 2014 at 12:43 PM
It is with a very heavy heart we share the news that Debbie Fiedler, a longtime member of the Hortons family and H Foundation supporter and volunteer, lost her battle with cancer over the weekend. We will forever treasure her warm, caring, genuine, professional, and fun way of approaching both the workplace and life. We hope the courage and strength she showed during her battle with lung cancer will inspire each of us! Following please …

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Golfers Wanted! Tee Off Fore a Cure 2014

Posted August 14, 2014 at 11:01 AM
 Sunday, October 5, 2014Village Greens of Woodridge 10am Registration  •  11am Shotgun Start4:30pm Oktoberfest DinnerJoin us for a day of golf & Oktoberfest dinner to support cancer research!All proceeds benefit The H Foundation and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities Available Here:https://hfoundation.ejoinme.org/TeeOff2014 $125 Golf & Dinner Package:  golf and cart, lunch, Oktoberfest dinner, 3-hour open bar (beer, wine, & soda), ticket for cash raffle, and certificatefor a future round of golf$50 Dinner-Only Package: Oktoberfest dinner & …

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Goombay Bash – 14 years of Raising Funds for Crucial Basic Science Cancer Research

Posted August 13, 2014 at 1:29 PM
View Original Article Here: http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/giving/stories/future/goombay-bash-2014.html Members of the H Foundation Board More than 900 supporters came out to Chicago’s Navy Pier to celebrate the 14th Annual Goombay Bash—a Caribbean festival to find a cure for cancer. This signature event is hosted each year by The H Foundation, a self-proclaimed "group of friends determined to make a difference" with all proceeds benefiting basic science research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. This year's event …

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Thank You Goombay Bash 2014 Supporters! $560,000 Raised and We're Still Going!

Posted July 23, 2014 at 6:22 AM
Together We Have Raised Over $560,000 for Basic Science Cancer Research AND WE'RE STILL GOING! Through your generous support, the 14th Annual Goombay Bash was a tremendous success! We have raised over $560,000 to-date and we're still accepting donations. Let's set a new record and make 2014 our best year yet. Miss the Goombay Bash? It’s not too late to help!Donate Now » A Special Thank You to Our 2014 Sustaining Sponsors! Big Kahuna Sponsors — $10,000 +Hortons Home …

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Win Goombay "Bucks"

Posted May 23, 2014 at 8:20 AM
Buy Your Event Tickets by June 12th to Enter our Goombay Bucks Drawing! The winner will receive a $250 credit for raffle, auction and Goombay Store purchases at the 14th Annual Goombay Bash. 14th Annual Goombay Bash Event Details: When: July 12, 2014 5:00 p.m. ’til midnight Where: Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom Tickets: $150 General Admission, $250 VIP (Includes premium seating & VIP concierge services) Proceeds Benefit: Basic science cancer research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern …

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Wine for a Worthy Cause

Posted May 1, 2014 at 8:20 AM
Donate a Bottle of Wine to Bella Bacinos / H Foundation Community Wine Cellar! The 14th Annual Goombay Bash will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 and the “Community Wine Cellar” will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. All proceeds benefit basic science cancer research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.  Here’s How it Works: Purchase a bottle of wine at Bella Bacinos restaurant, and they will deliver the contributions …

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appy olidays!

Posted November 21, 2013 at 12:00 AM
The 'H' is needed… until there is a cure. There is still time to support The H Foundation's very personal mission to find a cure for cancer! Join us in the fight against cancer and make a tax-deductible donation by December 31, 2013. Or, purchase raffle tickets for the chance to win a table for 10 at the Goombay Bash on July 12, 2014. All proceeds raised will support basic science research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive …

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Tee Off Fore A Cure - October 19, 2013

Posted August 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
CALLING ALL GOLFERS!Join us for a day of golf and an Oktoberfest dinner to benefit The H Foundation!Saturday, October 19 at Village Greens of WoodridgeRegistration starts at 11am. Shotgun Tee Off at noon.  Oktoberfest dinner party begins at 5pm.$125 per golfer or $500 per foursome. Your ticket includes a cart, lunch, Oktoberfest buffet dinner, 3-hour open bar, raffle ticket for cash prize, and certificate for a free round of golf. A $50 dinner only option …

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Goombay Bash 13 Raises $540,000 for Cancer Research!

Posted August 5, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Cheers to yet another successful Goombay Bash! 1000 guests gathered at Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom to raise money for basic science cancer research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.Special guests included Jimmy Butler (#21 of the Chicago Bulls), George Wendt ("Norm" of TV's Cheers fame), former Chicago athletes including Bill Cartwright (NBA), Ron Kittle (MLB), Alex Brown (NFL), Desmond Clark (NFL), and Adrian Peterson (NFL). Chicago philanthropist Ann Lurie joined …

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November 4, 2014, 1:04 PM
Dr. Leon Platanias Appointed Director of Lurie Cancer Center
Congratulations Dr. Platanias on being appointed Director of the Lurie Cancer Center! We look forward to increased collaboration and continued collective success! Goombay! Watch Dr. Platanias discuss why cancer is personal to him and the importance of The H Foundation’s support of basic science at the Lurie Cancer Center: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn5h0KfJmUU Read more about… Read More