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  • Expect Miracles Foundation 12th Annual Expect Miracles Wine & Spirits Highlights | EC Wine | Events - Current
    57 was beautifully transformed by VDA Productions to incorporate the theme with giant playing cards and poker chips VIP attendees began the evening with a food and wine pairing journey featuring three unique stations expertly curated by Pour Favor Wine Events and Season to Taste Catering Upon conclusion of the VIP reception all guests sampled libations from ten tasting bars offering an array of wine beer cider and spirits as well as complementary gourmet cuisine With generous support from Caesars Entertainment this year s Opportunity Drawing featured two exclusive getaways to Las Vegas and Atlantic City The evening s speaking program began with heartfelt words from Founder and Chairman Frank Strauss who thanked attendees volunteers sponsors and partners The audience cheered as Frank announced that the Foundation hit a 3 year high in its support of cancer research and that we are once again at the top of the Jimmy Fund Golf leaderboard He went on to acknowledge the six hard working and dedicated individuals Mike Kerrigan Beacon Consulting Group Stephen Kraunelis State Street Rich Lenihan Bank of America retired Lisa Onorato JP Morgan retired Nancy Rowe Jimmy Fund and Bruce Speca John Hancock retired retiring from the Board of Directors this year Frank also recognized all members of the Miracle Maker Leadership Council MMLC for their continued leadership and support of the Foundation The MMLC currently has 77 members pledging over 160 000 annually To learn more about how you can become a Miracle Maker click here This year s event honoree Maureen Leary Jago Senior Global Advisor at MFS Investment Management and member of the MMLC was recognized with the Expect Miracles Award for her commitment to go above and beyond to donate or raise significant funds for Expect Miracles Foundation and the fight against cancer Maureen shared

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation West Coast Classic 2015 Highlights | EC Golf | Events - Current
    networked and enjoyed delicious food and drinks Frank Strauss Founder and Chairman thanked the Foundation s loyal sponsors and proudly announced that Expect Miracles Foundation was once again the top fundraiser out of over 160 Jimmy Fund Golf events nationwide Frank Heavey Executive Director shared some exciting news about the Foundation s impact on the West Coast Over the years we have funded several cancer patient care organizations across California This year we have decided to develop a partnership with a cancer facility that focuses on both cancer research and cancer patient care which is at the heart of Expect Miracles Foundation s mission We are pleased to announce we will be supporting The Simms Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology with the intention of creating a longstanding partnership with UCLA s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center With support from this year s golf event Expect Miracles Foundation will fund 50 consultations of the estimated 250 annually needed at the Simms Mann Parents with Cancer Outreach Program that offers supportive care to parents with cancer who have minor children The Foundation also presented a special gift to former PIMCO employee Michelle Fischer for her incredible efforts along with her husband David Fischer from PIMCO in raising nearly 20 000 for Expect Miracles Foundation The top 3 placed teams were able to select the prizes of their choice from Tommy Bahama In first place on the Ocean South Course were Anna Jamroz Northern Trust Chris Dvorak Northern Trust Steve Foulke RimRock Capital and John Plaga Canyon Partners For the Ocean North low gross went to Mark Avery Tim Barry both from Jimmy Fund Golf and their guests Peter Curran and Andrew Cook The top net went to Chris Lacey s BNY Mellon foursome The excitement continued as the players participated in the

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation East Coast Classic 2015 Highlights | EC Golf | Events - Current
    Kraunelis State Street Jeff Masom Legg Mason Patti Roth Fidelity John Pavese Merrill Lynch Mark Lavan Legg Mason Volunteer Sherelle Pierre Louis of State Street Jeff Masom Mark Lavan Will Coleman and Oran Walsh of Legg Mason checking in at registration Chairman of Expect Miracles Foundation Frank Strauss Expect Miracles Foundation Director Bruce Speca and Frank Heavey Executive Director of Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles Foundation Director Eileen Storz Salino Eaton Vance Management Steve Grande Boston Financial Data Services Inc Brian MacPhee John Hancock Janet Bienkowski MFS DJ Caristi Wells Fargo Frank Heavey Expect Miracles Foundation John Madden and Roger Lavan from Stone Harbor Investment Partners Russ Tipper Merrill Lynch Chris Campbell Putnam Investments Silver Sponsors Jon Mack Brown Brothers Harriman Co Lu Presutti Pioneer Investments Brian Fitzgerald Brown Brothers Harriman Co Brian Shlissel J P Morgan Jeff Gallant Fidelity Investments and Todd Moyer Confluence David Marshall and Charles Hipp from John Hancock Gold Sponsors Foundation Sponsor Interactive Data Matt Malkasian State Street Nick Palmarino MassMutual Expect Miracles Foundation Director Mike Kerrigan Beacon Consulting Group Doug Miller Chairman Frank Strauss Beacon Consulting Group Andrew Hausman Interactive Data Scott Ulrich Northern Trust Bob Leone Interactive Data Peter Kucharski State Street Liam Walsh Interactive Data and Expect Miracles Director Ed Addvensky Interactive Data Our awesome volunteers James O Connell Pioneer Pat Logan Goldman Sachs Patrick Mullins US Trust Mike Burke Pioneer Frank Strauss Beacon Consulting Group Andrew Hausman Interactive Data Frank Heavey Expect Miracles Foundation Frank Guarino Broadridge Timm Haskins Putnam Investments Peter O Toole Citisoft Terence Faherty Broadridge Shawn Alarie State Street Jim Curran State Street Chris Bohane MFS Jim Stueve Ridgeworth Investments Marc Peredna Voya Financial and Frank Heavey Expect Miracles Foundation Scott Dorman Artisan Partners Mario Gallotto State Street Global Advisors Peter O Toole Citisoft Frank Heavey Expect Miracles Foundation Anne Hebard Boston Financial Data Services Inc Janet Bienkowski MFS Nick Nichols DST Systems Inc Eileen Storz Salino Eaton Vance Management Steve Jones Brown Brothers Harriman Co Chas Goodman State Street Jack Carnes State Street BJ Hanson Keane Kristen Goett Franklin Templeton Brian MacPhee John Hancock Steve Grande Boston Financial Data Services Inc Expect Miracles Foundation Director Harvey Rosen JP Morgan Scott Fitzgerald Brown Brothers Harriman Co Brian Shlissel JP Morgan Asset Management Rich Joseph Mercer Global Investments Expect Miracles Foundation Director Jim Keenan State Street Steve Keating Marc Peredna Sean Kelley and Ben Moy of Voya Financial Dave Halligan MARS SalesFocus Solutions and Mario Gallotto State Street Global Advisors Vic Khanna SunGard Frank Strauss Beacon Consulting Group Peter Hill Citi Fred Naddaff SunGard Eric Holquist OppenheimerFunds Eric Frank Voya Financial Ian Green Voya Financial Bob Caporale and John Herlihy of Milestone Group Leanne Rizzitano and Brittany Bascom John Hancock Investments Karan McClimans T Rowe Price and Brandon Anderson DST Systems Inc Tom Horning BNY Mellon and Michael Hurley Dreyfus Gifting Partner Ellie Kai Expect Miracles Foundation Director Scott Brady Merrill Lynch and John Ferrick Dreyfus Expect Miracles Foundation Director Ken Starr Interactive Data Chris Kowilcik State Street Jay

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles in Manhattan Highlights | EC Wine | Events - Current
    in the USA bar featuring craft beer from New York s own Newburgh Brewing Company wine courtesy of Good Wine Makers cocktails from Tito s Handmade Vodka and Bluecoat Gin and a special tasting room featuring Hudson Whiskey All guests were entered to win a door prize of a pearl and diamond pendant graciously donated by the Jewelry Partner DeNatale Jewelers During the speaking program Frank Strauss Founder and Chairman of Expect Miracles Foundation thanked the many sponsors and partners for making the evening such a success Frank Heavey Executive Director proudly announced that the event raised over 50 000 to support Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center s Center for Experimental Therapy The mission of the center Heavey explained is to promote research into promising new therapies and speed the translation of discoveries from the laboratory to the bedside He encouraged the guests to join the rally within the industry to bring about transformative change If you did not have a chance to contribute and would like to make a donation you can do so here With overwhelming support for a new event Expect Miracles in Manhattan would not have been possible without our dedicated New York Committee and volunteers On behalf of the entire Expect Miracles Foundation team we thank you for taking part in an unforgettable night and hope to see you next year Disclosure Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center s name is used with permission which does not constitute endorsement of any product or service MSK s sole role is as beneficiary of the event as Expect Miracles Foundation is the presenter of the event MSK is not responsible or liable for any aspect of the event Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is the world s oldest and largest private institution devoted to prevention patient care research

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation 11th Annual Wine and Spirits Event Highlights | Boston Wine Event | Events - Highlights
    Hannah Cohen www hannahcohenphotography com The night began with a VIP reception where VIP guests were the first to sample Rhineland Collections wine GrandTen Distilling cocktails and hors d oeuvres from The Varano Group When the event opened to all attendees were able to sample beverages from 13 bars featuring a variety of wine spirits cider beer and inventive cuisine The travel themed event featured a grand prize of two Business Class tickets to Dubai or Milan courtesy of Emirates which made for an exciting evening The evening s speakers featured Board Member Peggy Schooley of Broadridge Financial Solutions Peggy shared a heartfelt remembrance of her son Morgan Schooley who passed away from cancer in 2013 Next Board Member Rheeta Wise of MFS Investment Management and long time Foundation supporter Wendy LaBonte of State Street spoke in honor of their friend and colleague Debralee Goldberg An industry leader Debralee passed away from cancer a few short months ago Continuing the travel theme the Live Auction featured trips to Jamaica Bahamas and a Cooking Vacation to Positano Italy The crowd was looking to travel and was extremely generous as these trips along with the other auction items helped to raise a record breaking amount of funds The Miracle Maker Leadership Council MMLC members in attendance were recognized for their support of the Foundation The MMLC is a select group of current and future leaders in the financial community whose mission is to provide funding to cancer fighting causes and patient care programs where such support is not always readily available MMLC members commit to 3 consecutive years of donations and are charged with strengthening the Expect Miracles Foundation s position as the industry s leading advocate in the war on cancer through financial support example and leadership To learn more about

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation West Coast Classic Highlights | West Coast Golf | Events - Highlights
    and a restaurant tasting provided by Tommy Bahama Island Grille Two main on course attractions were the 2015 Range Rover Sport SE and the 2015 Jaguar F Type both up for grabs to anyone who sunk a hole in one compliments of Newport Beach Jaguar Land Rover When the 18 holes were completed golfers gathered on the outdoor patio for the Sunset Cocktail Party Founder Chairman Frank Strauss announced the recipient of this year s West Coast Classic Community Outreach initiative The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation PCRF in Irvine CA PCRF s Executive Director Jeri Wilson explained their mission is to improve the care quality of life and survival rate of children with malignant diseases Jeri then introduced Dr Diane Nugent Division Chief and Medical Director Hematology at the Children s Hospital of Orange County as she was chosen as the beneficiary of the funding award to continue her study on Li Fraumeni Syndrome LFS Steve Lyons served as emcee for the evening reception and hosted the live auction Steve Lyons is a former 9 year veteran of Major League Baseball and a three time national Emmy award winning broadcaster Expect Miracles Foundation was overwhelmed by the generosity displayed during the auction program featuring items such as Play and Stay package in Mexico a trip to the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay in San Francisco a Lake Tahoe getaway and more Steve did a great job getting the crowd to achieve record breaking fundraising totals The tournament s 1st 2nd and 3rd place foursomes won prizes graciously donated by Tommy Bahama The Poker Game winner who held a Full House won 5 500 Diamond Hoop Earrings compliments of Carol Klein Fine Jewelry The lucky Opportunity Drawing winner is heading to the Bahamas Expect Miracles Foundation s Executive Director Frank Heavey

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Kids Golf Day 2014 Highlights | Kid's Clinic | Events - Highlights
    cancer came together for a day filled with laughter memories and hope Highlights Boston Duck Tours brought guests out of the rain and into Fenway Park where children collected Kids Golf Day t shirts courtesy of Puma enjoyed breakfast and began to explore the variety of activities The talented teen band Preminishun welcomed guests with an excellent performance singing and dancing to various top hits and raising the energy level Metro Mini Links supplied a 9 hole mini golf course and PGA Professional Andrew Walkley brought his team from Eastward Ho to lead a golf skills clinic Children received Bears for Humanity stuffed teddy bears and could decorate accessories for their furry friends at an arts crafts station Wally the Green Monster made an appearance with hugs for everyone and children were able to visit a mobile tidepool provided by the New England Aquarium From ballpark tours scavenger hunts Yoga interactive computer games to face painting and balloon animals these families got to experience Fenway Park like never before As lunchtime rolled around Founder and Chairman Frank Strauss announced some exciting news that everyone was invited on to the field to check out the Green Monster in person Guests were led on to field for pictures and then brought up to the EMC club for lunch with views from home plate and World Series trophies on display After lunch children and families exited the ballpark with smiles laughter and of course gift bags New this year each child received their own Pillow Pet graciously donated by Family Reach Foundation When Boston Duck Tours departed the ballpark filled with families the fun did not end there everyone received B Good Milkshakes and Insomnia Cookies for the trip home Expect Miracles Foundation would like to thank Miracle Sponsor Income Research Management Hero

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Putt for Miracles Highlights | Kids Golf Day | Events - Current
    day fundraising campaign drawing a crowd to the lobby of 125 High Street During each day of the campaign the Expect Miracles Putting Green traveled to a new office building in Boston s Financial District Red Sox Pitcher and Cancer Survivor Jon Lester was the special guest at the Tee Off event taking the first putt and setting the bar high making five consecutive holes in one Kids Golf Day attendees and pediatric cancer patients Ryan Christina and Tyler had the chance to have a special and meaningful meet greet with Lester and see the 2013 World Championship Trophy All Putt for Miracles participants were entered to win a VIP Red Sox experience and those who made holes in one received a free lunch at Sip Café blood drive and bone marrow registry hosted by Dana Farber Cancer Institute Later that evening the Tee Off event concluded with a Back 9 After Party hosted by Young Financial Professionals Expect Miracles at Central Wharf Co The eight day campaign continued for 2 consecutive weeks stopping at 1 Federal Street the Boylston Plaza at The Shops at Prudential Center and International Place at High St Then the green returned to125 High Street this time with a different location and new participants including a dog The rest of the week featured locations 100 High Street 100 Summer Street and 1 Financial Center Each day of the event participants could win a free lunch for sinking a hole in one and got a try out Potbelly Sandwich Shop Crazy Dough Pizza Au Bon Pain Cosi Freshii Chipotle and Rebecca s Café The event successfully raised funds and awareness for Kids Golf Day at Fenway Park while allowing participants to gear up for golf season We would like to thank all of the participants and

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