First Annual Gala of Hope Benefitting Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy 11/17/11

Thursday, November 17th, 7PM – 10PM
Gryphon Club
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
1 Seminole Way
Davie, FL 33314

$100 per person or $150 for VIP access
Jennifer Miller-Smith 954.444.5937
Fiorenna Israel 954.696.6001

First Annual Gala of Hope Benefitting Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
On Thursday, November 17th, the Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy present the first annual Gala of Hope to help find a cure for SMA. Hosted by NFL Super Bowl Champion Leonard Marshall, the fundraising event will be held at the Gryphon Club in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino with endless entertainment from 7PM – 10PM. The Gala of Hope will feature a top-shelf open bar and an array of hors d’oeuvres by The Capital Grill, PF Chang’s, Sicilian Oven, The Flaming Greek and Hey Cupcake. Guests can participate in a silent auction and enter a raffle for a chance to win a $10,000 shopping spree to J.R. Dunn Jewelers. Entertainment will be provided by Gaby Villanueva, Cirque du Soleil-style acts, exotic cars showcased by Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale and motorcycles from Bruce Rossmeyer’s Harley Davidson, live music by Rock With U Entertainment and much more. Come out and support the Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy to help raise funds for critical research projects and enjoy a fun-filled night!

About Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Families of SMA is a non-profit 501(c)3 tax exempt organization with 30 Chapters throughout the United States and over 85,000 members and supporters. Families of SMA funds and directs the leading SMA research programs. The successful results and progress from basic research to drug discovery programs to clinical trials provide real hope for families and patients. Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy is dedicated to creating a treatment and cure by: Funding and advancing a comprehensive research program; Supporting SMA families through networking, information and services; Improving care for all SMA patients; Educating health professionals and the public about SMA; Enlisting government support for SMA; Embracing all touched by SMA in a caring community. FSMA’s vision is a world where Spinal Muscular Atrophy is treatable and curable. For more information, please visit