FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cynthia Bacon (718) 670-2515
Allison Fleming (718) 670-2374
Spring Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Benefit Cancer Center at New York Hospital Queens
Business and Humanitarian Leaders, Prabha and Kanak Golia, to be Honored
EVENT: A Spring Night Gala is New York Hospital Queens’ major fundraising event. NYHQ will present the Pacesetter Award, the hospital’s highest honor, to Prabha and Kanak Golia for their support of the health, education and social well-being of the community, locally and in India. Proceeds will benefit an expansion of The Cancer Center at NYHQ. The Golias have accepted a leadership role in the initiative to expand The Cancer Center at NYHQ.
WHERE: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street), New York, NY
WHEN: Thursday, May 31, 2012
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Cocktails
8 p.m.-8:30 p.m: Ceremony honoring the Golias
8:30 p.m.: Private dinner
FYI: The Cancer Center at NYHQ has been recognized with an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. NYHQ is one of only three CoC-approved programs in Queens County.
Mr. Kanak Golia is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Perfume Center of America, a family-run, global enterprise for which Mrs. Prabha Golia is head of management and sales. The Kanak and Prahba Golia Charitable Foundation supports charities dedicated to children and women’s education, medical needs for the disabled and the management of orphanages.
New York Hospital Queens is a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
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