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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Inagural Expect Miracles Denver Wine Event | West Coast Wine Event | Events - Highlights
    2012 Boston 2011 Boston 2010 Denver 2010 Boston 2009 Boston 2008 Boston 2007 Boston 2006 Boston Inagural Expect Miracles Denver Wine Event The inaugural Denver Charity Wine Event went off without a hitch with over 100 financial executives from top leading firms including Oppenheimer Alps Janus PIMCO TransAmerica to name a few All enjoyed wine tasting along with a silent auction and a donation gift program which included an opportunity to win a foursome to The Expect Miracles Charity Golf Classic in Boston on June 16th an annually sold out event Thank you to Sara Yerkey Jay Keeshan of Management Practices Inc and Mike Hecklinger of Asset Communications who truly made this event successful The Expect Miracles Foundation would also like to thank event sponsors Oppenheimer and Alps for supporting this inaugural event along with Mad Greens who donated the venue and did an outstanding job transforming the space for this outstanding first event We look forward to seeing you all again for the 2nd annual Denver Wine Charity Event in 2011 date and location TBD Please don t forget about our upcoming Charity Golf Classics Boston June 16th and Newport Beach CA on September 19th Both events are slated

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Charity Wine and Spirits Event | Boston Wine Event | Events - Highlights
    came together on November 4th where an exquisite evening was in store all in support of MFAC and its mission to find a cure The highlight of the evening came when Frank Strauss Founder and Chairman spoke to the crowd with a special unveiling about a new organizational name for Mutual Funds Against Cancer He noted that MFAC has grown rapidly over the past five years and more importantly grown into a key player in the financial industry s fight against cancer With the support of several top financial firms MFAC has expanded its reach not only nationally but on a global scale as well Strauss stated with the same heart and the same mission the new brand identity of Expect Miracles Foundation Financial Services Against Cancer will empower the entire financial community to support and partner in our mission Guests were given the tremendous opportunity to taste and savor over 40 wines from 10 countries around the globe graciously donated by M S Walker Two food and wine pairing lounges one representing our own New England and the other the bistros of France allowed the guests pallets to be treated to food and wine medleys Throughout the event guests participated in an opportunity drawing for chance to win one of three fabulous prizes a trip to the ESPY Awards in LA a private catered dinner for 10 and a choice of one of two exclusive Suzanne Dines necklaces A live auction also allowed guests the opportunity to walk away with a Corporate Suite for 12 to a Bruins game a Patriot s Fan Package or a Napa Valley Wine trip The new organizational logo lit up the room as guests applauded in support of the non profit s new direction Dr DePinho Director at the Center for Applied Cancer

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles Fall Charity Classic Newport Beach | West Coast Golf | Events - Highlights
    Classic Expect Miracles Fall Charity Classic Newport Beach What a day Words can t describe what a wonderful day and golf event that took place at The Resort at Pelican Hill on September 20 2010 in Newport Beach CA The demand to attend this year s Expect Miracles Charity Fall Classic at this superb venue was astonishing The event quickly sold out and included over 130 top financial executives from both the East and West coast who played the beautiful Ocean North course of Pelican Hill which offered breathtaking views from every hole However it was the cocktail reception emceed by former professional baseball player Steve Pyscho Lyons that stole the show with many laughs and smiles from the audience Auction items included an autographed Callaway Golf Bag by Phil Mickelson a trip to Hawaii and US Airline tickets MFAC was also honored to have baseball legend Maury Wills participate in the event At the end of the day MFAC s first trip to California raised over 60 000 for cancer research We are excited to announce that The Expect Miracles Charity Fall Classic will be returning to Pelican Hill in 2011 and doubling in size to offer both the

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Voices of Hope | Voices of Hope | Events - Highlights
    cast members were able to share their stories of hope loss and courage through song dance and testimonials allowing for an intimate and inspiring look at our collective fight against cancer to an audience of over 850 at Boston s historic Symphony Hall The evening began with an exciting silent auction and cocktail reception featuring live music from students of Berklee s Music Therapy Department MFAC was delighted to have harpist Jessica Brizuela and pianist Aiko Onuma entertain guests during the pre event reception Dr Ron DePinho also addressed sponsors about the research being done at the Center for Applied Cancer Science and re instilled the message that there is hope in finding a cure Boston s very own Joyce Kulhawik best known as the Emmy award winning Arts Entertainment Critic for Boston s CBS affiliate is also a three time cancer survivor and hosted the event Joyce s accolades are endless and it was an honor to have her take part in the event as she told her own heroic story and urged the audience to trust in one s self and never give up in the face of diagnosis There were tears of joy and sadness and moments of smiles and laughter as these passionate artists took to the stage in the artfully woven production We would like to thank Greg Chastain the cast sponsors donors and the audience for an inspirational and memorable evening Event Partners Silent Auction Sponsors Acme Theatre Productions Joan Baldwin Burlington Players Greg Chastain Christina s Bridal Formal Wear Colonial Chorus Players Patricia Crawford Lic Ac M Ac Dipl Ac Joseph F Cummings IV Katherine Doherty Amy Falk CPCC Copper Karma by Taryn Flynn Gentiana Salon Spa Boutique Crisanto Guadiz Roberty Hallisey Hugh Thompson Roberth Hanscom Ideal Event Management Ghost Hunters The Improper

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles East Coast Classic | East Coast Golf | Events - Highlights
    fund and financial services firms The event was a quick sell out at all three courses and two venues Pinehills Golf Club and Indian Pond Country Club and raised over 600 000 for MFAC and it s mission to support The Center for Applied Cancer Sciences CACS The cause and mission were at the forefront as the Kid s Golf Clinic was held for the second year in a row and included 15 recent cancer survivors and children who are currently in treatment After finishing up on the course golfers from both venues gathered at the Indian Pond Country Club s spectacular terrace for a post tournament cocktail reception and silent auction Guests crowded the balcony in excitement to watch as a helicopter took flight and paraded around in the sky dropping 500 golf balls onto the course landing one lucky winner with 4 000 Another gentleman walked away from our opportunity drawing with a once in a lifetime experience and will be throwing out the first pitch at a Red Sox game Later in the evening guests were welcomed into the ballroom and were able to enjoy a panoramic view of Indian Pond s breathtaking golf course while dining Andrew MacKinlay a cancer survivor and Kids Golf Clinic participant was the evening s featured speaker and gave a heartfelt speech about his journey with cancer and how difficult it can be as kids just want to be kids Emcee John Terrio injected the audience with energy as they bid on live auction items ranging from a Patriots vacation package in Miami to an autographed Mickey Mantle poster Frank Strauss Founder and Chairman of Mutual Funds Against Cancer presented the evening s awards Paul MacLellan was awarded the CJ Award given annually to the individual who best exemplifies the humble

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles Golf Classic | Kid's Clinic | Events - Highlights
    Charity Golf Classic and grew three times in size from last year The Kids Golf Clinic included recent cancer survivors and children who are currently in treatment MFAC was honored to host fifteen incredible kids and their families for a day of fun on the course The kids had a blast learning putting and driving skills from Golf Professionals and John Hancock volunteers Lots of high fives were given all around and the excitement was palpable as the kids played like pros Soon enough these young golfers will be playing right alongside our attendees Highlights At the awards dinner Kids Golf Clinic participant Andrew MacKinlay a cancer survivor gave a heartfelt speech about his journey with cancer and how difficult it can be as kids just want to be kids Tara Daniels from Bellingham MA received the Guardian Angel Scholarship and will be attending Stonehill College in the fall of 2010 Diagnosed at Dana Farber with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia A L L Tara is scheduled to finish treatment in January 2011 Each of these special kids was recognized before the audience by Founder and Chairman Frank Strauss and given an inspirational book entitled Heroes for my Son To us these kids are our heroes and we wanted to share with them stories of others who have overcome challenged while accomplishing extraordinary things in their lifetime These kids are an inspiration to all and it was a privilege to spend our day learning and laughing with them Thank you Jordan Kira Tara Andrew Christopher Jackie Jenny Katana Harrison Aleesha Ryan Brian and Brenna for joining us Event Partners Partners UMB Fund Services Inc D F King Co Rainier Invest Co T Rowe Price PIMCO Wellington Management Van Kampen Investments KPMG LLP Venio LLC Well Capital Management Stone Harbor Investments Harbor Funds

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation MFAC Presents the Inaugural Expect Miracles Awards at the 2010 Mutual Funds Industry Awards | II Awards | Events - Highlights
    officer of American Century Investments It is particularly gratifying to see our founder Jim Stowers recognized for his support for research that could lead to cures for cancer and other devastating diseases His generosity and selflessness continue to inspire the client centric culture that has been the hallmark of American Century Investments for the past 50 years The Lifetime Achievement Award will be named the James E Stowers Lifetime Achievement Award and will set forth to honor those in the future who have dedicated their life to eradicating cancer Expect Miracles Award Nominees MIRACLE MAKER LEADERSHIP AWARD Recognizes an individual at an executive or board level who has demonstrated long standing personal leadership in cancer advocacy Bernard Garil UBS Winner Mr Garil has had a long and successful career in the mutual fund industry beginning with his tenure at the Securities and Exchange Commission His two children Michael and Stacey have waged personal battles with the disease Much of Mr Garil s work is in their memory including establishing the Michael J Garil Leukemia Survivors Program at Johns Hopkins to assist and support cancer survivors who have undergone aggressive treatments In addition he is a donor and supporter of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston Paul Bucuvalas CMMY Foundation Mr Bucvalas helped to create and for many years run the Christina Mihos Tournament for Life which has raised 1 4 million over the past 16 years The tournament is held in memory of Paul s niece Christina Mihos who died of brain cancer in 1992 at the age of 17 Bill Gillen Eaton Vance Mr Gillen created the James B Gillen Thoracic Oncology Research Fund in honor of his father He served as Dana Farber Leadership Council co chair 2001 2006 and has been an active participant in the Dana Farber Leadership Council Golf Tournament and the Jimmy Fund Walk since 2004 INSPIRATIONAL CONTRIBUTOR AWARD Recognizes an individual whose personal efforts helped to ensure the success of a cancer related project event or fundraising initiative in 2009 Maureen Leary Jago MFS Investment Management Winner For 14 years Maureen has run the Friends of Jill Leary Golf Tournament held in memory of her sister in law Jill Leary who died of breast cancer at the age of 32 She also leads a team of walkers in the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer In 2009 she was the number one fundraiser in New England and the number three fundraiser nationwide raising over 43 000 Greg Chastain Interactive Data Corporation In 2009 Mr Chastain founded Voices of Hope a theater production that raised 30 000 The show featured inspirational musical performances entwined with personal stories of cast members who had been impacted by cancer In 2010 Greg is taking Voicesof Hope to Boston s Symphony Hall where his goal is to raise 100 000 for cancer research Frank M Gregory Lord Abbett Company Mr Gregory is a leading advocate in the war on cancer within hisfirm Lord Abbett He has also

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation 6th Annual Wine & Spirits Extravaganza | Boston Wine Event | Events - Highlights
    the Boston financial and mutual fund world filled the room as they mixed and mingled with their peers and colleagues and tasted wines from around the world Overall the event raised over 100 000 for MFAC and as always we are so grateful for our generous supporters sponsors and participants The 6th Annual Expect Miracles Wine and Spirits Extravaganza was a night filled with hope and inspiration With breathtaking banners hanging from the dome of the Cyclorama with words of determination discovery and dedication the message was hard to ignore Speeches from Mutual Funds Against Cancer s founder and Chairman Frank Strauss and Dana Farber s own Dr DePinho added some personal touches to the evening Dr DePinho who spoke at the Foundation Reception prior to the main event is the Director at the Center for Applied Cancer Sciences CACS at Dana Farber He told an uplifting story of how MFAC s fundraising and proceeds was the catalysts for government grants which was crucial for CACS program this year given the economic climate Throughout the event guests participated in opportunity drawings for chance to win one of three fabulous prizes a trip to Los Cabos Ultimate Boston Sports Fan package

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