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THE CHRISTOPHER & DANA REEVE FOUNDATION TO HOST

(L-R)  Zak Williams, William Reeve, Alexandra Reeve Givens, Matthew Reeve attend The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Hosts "A Magical Evening" on November 20, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)
(L-R) Zak Williams, William Reeve, Alexandra Reeve Givens, Matthew Reeve attend The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Hosts “A Magical Evening” on November 20, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

“A MAGICAL EVENING” 

EVENT HOSTED BY JERRY O’CONNELL AND HONORING THE SHEPHERD FAMILY, THE O’CONNOR FAMILY AND DENNA LAING

 

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WHO:                         Matthew Reeve, Will Reeve, and Alexandra Reeve Givens, host Jerry O’Connell, honorees, the Shepherd family, the O’Connor Family and Denna Laing along with guests Meryl Streep, Ginger Zee & Ben Aaron, Andy Karl & Orfeh, Nastia Liukin, Cam Neely, GaryBettman (Commissioner of the NHL), gold medal Paralympians Victoria Arlen and Timothy Palumbo, Bethany Watson (Co-host of Z100’s “Elvis Duran & the Morning Show”), Carrie Hammer(designer), and more…

The event, hosted by Jerry O’Connell, will feature a performance by Josh Ritter and appearances by Peter Wilderotter, CEO of The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, Eric LaGrand, DJ Whoo Kid and more.

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WHAT:                       Through the Reeve Foundation’s persistence and promise, neuroscientists around the world agree that repairing the damaged spinal cord is not a question of if, but a question of when. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy. Proceeds from A Magical Evening enables the Reeve Foundation to continue its pivotal work. For more information and to purchase tickets or tables, visit www.christopherreeve.org/ame.

WHEN:                                      Thursday, November 17th

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