Hi all--

I spoke with Manny and received persmission to post this to the group. I used to work at the American Diabetes Association but now work at Georgetown University Medical Center. I'm very fortunate to work closely with Georgetown's Diabetes Research and Education Program. This friday, Georgetown is hosting its 18th annual Diabetes Gala. So far, we're doing great and have raised over $50,000--all of which will go to support diabetes research. I'm attaching some more information to this post. It promises to be quite the event! We're doing our best to promote this event locally and had a few PSA's run in Washingtonian.

Thanks to all of your for your help!

Best,
Tressa Kirby

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