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14th Annual Penn Presbyterian Benefit: I ♥ Philly

PPMCbenefitThe Board of Trustees, Administration and Faculty invite you to the 14th Annual Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Benefit honoring this year's Hospital Heroes, Jean Bennett, MD, PhD and Albert M. Maguire, MD.

Date: Friday, March 20, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Vie, 600 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Tickets: $150 per person and include valet parking, open bar, hors d'oeuvres and dinner. Sponsorships with additional benefits are also available.

In the spirit of this year's theme, I Love Philly, please join us for food, dancing, high spirits and a silent auction. The proceeds from this year's event will contribute toward the future work of the Molecular Ophthalmology program at Scheie Eye Institute.

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“I cannot say enough positive things about my hospital stay at Penn.” “I was made comfortable in every way possible.” “I felt I was important to everyone.” “From the moment I arrived, I was treated like royalty.” The patient experience...Full story


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