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2nd Annual Polo Brunch Benefits Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation

Wellington, FL – February 20th, 2018… The Florida Cancer Specialists (FCS) Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Polo Brunch will be chaired by Linda and Jeffrey Phipps, Sr., including Honorary Chairs and FCS physicians, Drs. Elizabeth ByronTodd GerstenDaniel SpitzRaul Storey and Sumithra Vattigunta-Gopal. The event will be held on March 4th, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the International Polo Club Palm Beach located at 3667 120thAve. South, Wellington, Florida 33414.

This year the event will welcome international All-Star polo player, cancer survivor and philanthropist Brandon Phillips to share his story as the guest speaker. At fourteen, Brandon was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and given only six weeks to live. After months of treatment, Brandon beat the odds and today is cancer free. Brandon is now a Brand Ambassador for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and volunteers for many fundraising events. In addition to hearing Brandon’s inspiring story, guests will enjoy brunch, beverages and a polo match. CEO of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute and Board Chair of the FCS Foundation, Bradley Prechtl, MBA, said, “We are thankful for the continued support of our local community in Palm Beach County.  This is truly a unique event and I am looking forward to another successful Polo Brunch in Wellington.”

FCS Foundation Executive Director Lynn Rasys added, “We are so excited to have Brandon Phillips as the guest speaker for the event this year. He is such an inspiration and will be a great addition to this year’s Polo Brunch.” FCS Foundation Board Member and Co-Chair, Jeffrey Phipps, Sr., stated, “My wife Linda and I are very excited to be a part of this special event in our local community. Serving on the FCS Foundation Board, I know that funds raised during events throughout the year are the lifeblood to making a difference in the lives of many patients and their families affected by cancer.”

Event tickets are $250 per person and a table (8 seats) is $2,000. Tickets include valet parking, brunch, beverages, program and polo match. To purchase tickets, please visit http://foundation.flcancer.com/polo/.

To learn more about sponsoring the 2nd Annual Polo Brunch, please contact Lynn Rasys at LRasys@FLCancer.com or 941.677.7184.

About Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation:

The Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation believes no one should have to choose between paying rent and receiving their cancer treatment. The Foundation was established to assist qualified individuals in the state of Florida who are undergoing treatment for cancer and need assistance paying their essential, non-medical, living expenses such as rent or mortgage, a car payment, auto insurance, and/or utilities so they can focus on their health and recovery. The Foundation is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization and located at 5204 Paylor Lane in Sarasota, Florida. Learn more about the FCS Foundation at: Foundation.FLCancer.com or call 941.677.7181.

For more information, contact:

Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation
Lynn Rasys, Executive Director – LRasys@FLCancer.com
941.677.7184

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
Shelly Glenn, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer – SGlenn@FLCancer.com
770.365.6168

ChappellRoberts
Chris Wilkerson – cwilkerson@chappellroberts.com
813.334.6690

Ganick Communications, Inc.
Elaine Ganick – elaine@ganick.com
615.377.7877

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