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Debbie’s Dream Foundation’s 4th Annual Dream Makers Gala

Debbie's Dream Foundation's 4th Annual Dream Makers Gala

Saturday, April 20, 7pm - The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, 3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood

Can’t Stomach Cancer: The Foundation of Debbie’s Dream (CSC) hosted its 4th annual Dream Makers Gala to benefit CSC which was founded by Debbie Zelman to raise awareness of stomach cancer and increase research funding for this difficult-to-treat disease. “Cirque Dreams” was the evening’s theme. The event started at 7:00 pm with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction followed by dinner, dancing, and an exciting live auction featuring a Snowmass, Colorado vacation experience with dog sled ride, activity discounts, and restaurant certificates; 4 day accommodation in the Royal Towers at Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas including a Shallow Water Dolphin Interaction; magnificent jewelry from Daoud’s Fine Jewelry; and several other priceless items. The Master of Ceremonies for the program was Willard Shepard from NBC6. This year’s award recipients were: Marsha and Alan Levy; Melanie Geronemus Smit of Lifestyle Publications; Cindy Krischer Goodman, Journalist/ Miami Herald Columnist; Jordan D. Berlin, MD, of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center; and young philanthropists Sydney Lieberman, Lauren Shatanof, and Rachel Shatanof.