2004-06-25 / Community

Cancer Luncheon Brings Hopeful News and Raises Money

Contributing Editor
By Miriam Rosenberg

Cancer Luncheon Brings Hopeful News and Raises Money


Members of the planning committee for this year’s luncheon were Phillis Rogoff, Nanette Knebel, Democratic District Leader Lew Simon, Lally Davis, Dorothy Sullivan and Cheryl Gibson.Members of the planning committee for this year’s luncheon were Phillis Rogoff, Nanette Knebel, Democratic District Leader Lew Simon, Lally Davis, Dorothy Sullivan and Cheryl Gibson.

By Miriam Rosenberg

Contributing Editor

The Phillip Port Memorial Unit of the American Cancer Society’s Queens Office held its 44th Annual Spring Luncheon at the Beach Club on June 17.

David Golub, the Regional Vice President of the American Cancer Society (ACS), delivered hopeful news.


The winner of the big prize in this year’s raffle, a 19-inch Emerson television donated by Job Lot, was Lynn Kramberg. Pictured with Kramberg are Lew Simon (left) and Job Lot’s manager Najeh Yousef.The winner of the big prize in this year’s raffle, a 19-inch Emerson television donated by Job Lot, was Lynn Kramberg. Pictured with Kramberg are Lew Simon (left) and Job Lot’s manager Najeh Yousef.

"Our scientists tell us we are going to cure cancer in the lifetime of children alive today," said Golub.

On behalf of Phillip Port its president, Lally Davis, presented Golub with a $10,000 check. Paul Poveromo and his family donated $1000 to ACS in memory of his parents. Other monies raised at the luncheon will be presented to ACS at a future date.


Paul Poveromo (second from left) presneted the American Cancer Society’s Regional Vice President David Golub (left) a check for $1,000 in memory of his parents Fawn and Mickey. Next to  Poveromo are his wife Lori, his sister-in-law Elke and his brother Michael.Paul Poveromo (second from left) presneted the American Cancer Society’s Regional Vice President David Golub (left) a check for $1,000 in memory of his parents Fawn and Mickey. Next to Poveromo are his wife Lori, his sister-in-law Elke and his brother Michael.

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