RITTENHOUSE HOTEL | RITTENHOUSE SQUARE
The National Disease Research Interchange hosted a tribute dinner for its founder, Lee Ducat, last night at the Rittenhouse Hotel Grand Ballroom. Guests included renowned scientists from around the world, past board members and chairmen and local notables. Singer Gloria Loring (former wife of Alan Thicke and mother to Robin Thicke) performed at the event and shared her experience of her son, Brennan Thicke, and his diagnosis of diabetes.
Lee Ducat’s life story is simply amazing her vision to help her child became the leading charitable funder and advocacy of Type 1 Juvenile diabetes research worldwide. From such humble beginnings more than $1.4 billion dollars for research has been funded to Juvenile diabetes research since 1970. Today, the Foundation has 100 chapters, branches and affiliates located worldwide.
FOR A COMPLETE VIEW OF ALL THE IMAGES from this event please select this link or the “Mar 19, 2012 NDRI Lee Ducat Tribute Dinner “ Album in the right column of this picture weblog it will link you to the images.