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    turn to take the plunge with a donation that funds ALS research directly Make your dollars work swimmingly towards a cure Join us at Wings Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Thursday Aug 21 2014 Largest Flight Attendant Union Accepts Wings Cofounder s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Thursday August 21 2014 at 10 21PM The Association of Flight Attendants responded in a HUGE way Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Sunday Aug 17 2014 Wings Cofounder and His Brother Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sunday August 17 2014 at 5 19PM We hope all those watching will take the time to donate to fund underfunded ALS research We challenge you to help us cure ALS www wingsoverwallstreet org Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Friday Aug 15 2014 Wings 2014 Raffle Chef s Table for 8 at Le Cirque Friday August 15 2014 at 12 33PM Now is a chance of a lifetime to entertain your friends familly or clients at a special Chef s Table dinner for eight at the world famous Le Cirque Only 500 raffle tickets will be sold and these will go very fast Each ticket costs 100 You can access the Raffle Ticket form here Don t miss this opportunity and order your raffle tickets today Wings Admin Post a Comment 1 Reference Share Article Wednesday Aug 13 2014 ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE GOES VIRAL Wednesday August 13 2014 at 1 18PM The MDA S Wings Over Wall Street staff takes up the challenge Check it out then do your part to fight ALS http youtu be FTFag5Uky3M Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Wednesday Jul 02 2014 Join Us at Wings Bar Night July 16 2014 Wednesday July 2 2014 at 9 21AM Join us for our Wings Over Wall Street Bar Night We are hosting this year s Bar Night at Pranna from 6 9 PM on Wednesday July 16th Come join us for the kick off of the Wings Over Wall Street season tickets are on sale now We are so excited to have great guest bartenders from Credit Suisse STANY and Citibank Each company has their own shift and we look forward to a little friendly competition seeing which shift will have the most tips and the best drinks Come join the fun Purchase your tickets now by clicking on the save the date below Tickets are 100 For more information please visit www wingsoverwallstreet org The Wings Over Wall Street Gala will be held on Thursday October 9th from 5 30 9 30 at Edison Ballroom Together we will find a cure Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Monday Apr 21 2014 SAVE THE DATE Monday April 21 2014 at 1 11PM Wings 2014 takes flight on Thursday October 9 2014 at the Edison Ballroom from 5 30 PM 9 30 PM We invite you to save the date and join us for a very special night of hope and fun as we gather to support the fight against

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    Comments Off Share Article Wednesday Sep 18 2013 The Trading Band Fun Ghouls and D Edge Great Bands Great Cause Wednesday September 18 2013 at 8 45AM We are excited to announce that we will have live entertainment at Wings on 9 26 from Wall Street Bands presented by the Head of Business Partnerships at Direct Edge Joseph J Lalicata including The Trading Band FUN Ghouls 2 time Rock Roll Hall of Fame Regional Finalists D Edge and more Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Tuesday Sep 03 2013 NASDAQ Open Momentum Building Less Than 1 Month Away Tuesday September 3 2013 at 11 04PM Larry and Warren Schiffer along with Ken Health at the NASDAQ Wings was represented as the MDA opened the NASDAQ to raise awareness for this past weekend s MDA Show of Strength and for MDA s Wings Over Wall Street which will take place on September 26th at the Broad Street Ballroom Now momentum is building as we focus on rallying all of you behind our efforts to fund vital research for ALS Lou Gehrig s Disease With only a few weeks left now is the time to make a donation become a sponsor Journal deadline has not passed there is still time buy a raffle ticket and purhase your admission to the event Unfortunately ALS is still killing those we love and threatening to take the lives of those yet to be diagnosed Won t you join us to end this scurge Please read the quotes of Co Founder Toni Diamond and Michael Beier the wind beneath our Wings on the bottom of our home page and help us honor their memories by funding research that will save lives Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Saturday Jul 27 2013 Are You Ready To Raffle Saturday July 27 2013 at 1 15PM MDA s Wings Over Wall Street is very excited to announce the 2013 Wings Raffle This year the winner will scoot away with a Piaggio Fly 50 Scooter and help fight ALS at the same time Only 500 tickets are being sold so your chances of winning are amazingly good They are 100 each Get your tickets before they are sold out Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Monday Jun 24 2013 Steve Gleason 2013 Wings Spirit Award Winner Monday June 24 2013 at 1 17PM We are proud to announce Steve Gleason former professional football player with the New Orleans Saints as our 2013 Spirit Award Recipient The Spirit Award is given to a person or persons who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment and dedication to the eradication of ALS by raising awareness advocating for funding and promoting research for a cure We are honored to have him accept this award from the Wings Over Wall Street community To read more about Steve and Team Gleason please visit http www teamgleason org Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Saturday Jun 22 2013 Save the Date for Party on the Park Saturday June 22

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    ALS research you may not be able to attend Wings tonight in New York City So we have Great News You can be a part of Wings Over Wall Street Text MDA to 20222 to donate 10 to the 12th Annual Wings Over Wall Street On 9 27 12 from 12 01 AM to 11 59 PM be a part of this milestone event we will be hitting the 10 million mark TONIGHT Thank you for your continued support in this fight for life MDA s Wings Over Wall Street is proud to be a leader in funding research to find effective treatments and cure for ALS Without your support this would be an impossible goal On behalf of all of us at Wings we offer our heartfelt gratitude Please pass on this new and exciting text to donate initiative and help us reach 10 million tonight Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Tuesday Sep 18 2012 Wings Mourns the Loss of Robert Amaro 2012 Spirit Award Recipient Tuesday September 18 2012 at 6 40PM All of us at Wings offer our condolences to the Amaro family Robert A Amaro II was to receive the Wings Spririt Award next Thursday at the Wings gala at Gotham Hall in NYC The Spirit Award is given to a person or persons who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment and dedication to the eradication of ALS by raising awareness advocating for funding and promoting research for a cure Bob s obituary can be found here Obituary On Thursday night September 27th Wings will miss an opportunity to provide love admiration and support to Bob in person but we will honor his memory and his courage We at Wings remain committed to the fight against ALS until a cure is found Join us in this fight for life Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Thursday Aug 30 2012 MDA Wings Closes NASDAQ Stock Market Thursday August 30 2012 at 10 48PM On Tuesday August 28th MDA s Show of Strength and MDA s Wings Over Wall Street closed the NASDAQ stock market MY9 s Brenda Blackmon and Russ Salzberg led the festivities This highlights the MDA s Labor Day Show of Strength formerly the Telethon which will be held on Sunday September 2nd Look for Co Founder Warren J Schiffer and Executive Committee Member Larry Schiffer around 10 08 PM on MY9 in the NY NJ CT tristate area Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Tuesday Jul 24 2012 Wings Raffle Tickets Go on Sale Tuesday July 24 2012 at 3 24PM Do you need a vacation Does Australia sound good to you Would you also like to support ALS research at the same time If so we invite you to enter the Wings Raffle Click here for our Raffle form which you could mail fax or call in to purchase tickets Only 1500 tickets being sold so don t wait too long to enter the Wings Raffle Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Monday Jul

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    Harlan s sons Harper and Henry They recently organized and launched Party on the Park an MDA s Wings Over Wall Street fundraising event to fund ALS research which was held on September 30th Harper and Henry were able to share the story of their success with their father as this ignaugural event brought in approximately 36 000 for ALS research Harlan s obituary can be found by clicking here Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Wednesday Sep 28 2011 Thanks to You Wings Soars During Turbulent Economic Times Wednesday September 28 2011 at 2 49PM On Thursday September 22nd the Wings gala event took place at Gotham Hall in New York City It was another amazing night as hundreds turned out to show their support for the fight against ALS With markets falling and the economy struggling all of us at Wings were humbled by the generosity of our sponsors donors and volunteers Everyone came together on this special night to truly make a difference in the lives of those with ALS While donations are still coming in Wings raised well over half a million dollars that will go into the hands of ALS researchers Guests also got a chance to see the Diamond Beier Spirit and Humantarian awards presented as well enjoy great music food drink exciting live and silent auctions and networking opportunities All of us at Wings offer our sincerest gratitude for your support especially during difficult economic times Those with ALS have it exceedingly rough no matter what the markets do so we thank you for helping to ease their journey Finally Wings gratefully accepts donations all year long Please click here to see all the ways that you can still make a tax dedcutible donation for 2011 If you were unable to attend Wings we invite you to attend the Party On the Park this Friday September 30th Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Wednesday Sep 21 2011 Wings Auction Page Goes Live Wednesday September 21 2011 at 9 55PM MDA s Wings Over Wall Street is excited to provide you with an early peek at our live and silent auction itmes If you see something you like but cannot attend the event on Thursday September 22nd in NYC please call 212 682 5272 and place a bid over the phone One of these amazing items could be yours Okay start the bidding Auction Listings Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Sunday Sep 04 2011 Wings Helps the MDA Close the NASDAQ Sunday September 4 2011 at 9 19AM On September 2 2011 Wings representatives Ken Heath co founder Warren Schiffer and Larry Schiffer joined the MDA in closing the NASDAQ exchange in advance of the MDA s Labor Day Telethon on Sunday Septmember 4th from 6 00 p m to 12 Midnight Warren and Larry will be on the NY segment of the Telethon at approximately 9 00 p m on My9 NY Ken and Lisa Utasi will be on the NY segment

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    About ALS The National ALS Registry U S ALS Research Timeline Gehrig MDA ALS Research Center Packard Center for ALS Research Wings Gets Social Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Wings Twitter Feed Newer Older Thursday Jul 22 2010 2010 Bar Night A Successful Kickoff for Wings Thursday July 22 2010 at 11 10PM Bar Night 2010 was a blast With guest bartenders serving up the drinks The Public House was filled with enthusiastic and generous patrons Everyone gathered for a great cause had fun mingled networked browsed a mini silent auction bought raffle tickets for a trip to Australia and raised awareness and funds for ALS research Many of the Wings committee members got behind the bar and encouraged their friends family and colleagues to relax and enjoy a wonderful night out Thanks to the members of STANY for staying after your meeting to join us and to our tired but triumphant Wings Triathlon Team If you missed it there s always Bar Night 2011 See you there Wings Admin Comments Off Share Article Tuesday May 25 2010 Wings Co Founder Recognized by Fordham University Tuesday May 25 2010 at 11 18PM Wings Co Founder Warren Schiffer was recognized by Fordham University

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    Larry Schiffer a partner in the international law firm of LeBoeuf Lamb Greene MacRae L L P Scott Larry and William began to organize an event committee of friends family members and members of the United Airlines family While Toni was forced to choose between dying at age 42 or going on a ventilator to breathe in March 2001 the Wings of Hope event committee began obtaining sponsors and raising funds As Toni s condition deteriorated the event committee expanded and Wings of Hope grew from a modest fundraising event to the largest ALS event ever conducted in New York City by the MDA Toni s spirit and her will to live and see the event happen drove the committee members to extraordinary efforts Wings of Hope was originally scheduled for September 14 2001 at Tavern on the Green in Central Park New York City Because of the unspeakable tragedy of September 11th Wings of Hope was postponed to November 8 2001 The horror and sadness of September 11th was brought home to the Wings of Hope event committee as a number of the sponsors of Wings of Hope lost people on that day But the terrorist attacks did not stop ALS from ravaging Toni s body and a cure was still needed Wings of Hope was held on November 8 2001 and over 800 people attended including a number of ALS patients ALS caregivers doctors and those who contributed generously to the MDA to fund ALS research Toni was flown down to New York from Cape Cod by air ambulance and she and Warren came onto the stage as Toni was presented with the first Spirit Award for her courage and her vision in founding Wings of Hope Mike was also presented with the Spirit Award for his extraordinary commitment to raising funds for ALS research Dr Hiroshi Mitsumoto Director of the Eleanor Lou Gehrig MDA ALS Center presented the first annual Diamond Award named after founder Toni Diamond to Dr Jeffrey Rothstein Director of the Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins Actors William and Stephen Baldwin presided over the live auction and research minutes auction and helped raise significant funds Wings of Hope raised nearly 650 000 in net proceeds which were presented to Dr Mitsumoto and Dr Rothstein to continue their ALS research MDA s Wings Over Wall Street 2002 In 2002 Wings of Hope became MDA s Wings Over Wall Street and Mike Beier became the chair of the event And something miraculous happened Wings Over Wall Street 2002 was held on October 3 2002 at New York Marriott Marquis at Times Square Over 1700 guests packed the Broadway Ballroom and over 1 9 million in net proceeds was raised Presenting Sponsor Credit Suisse First Boston along with Guardian Angel Sponsors LeBoeuf Lamb Greene MacRae L L P and Zweig Dimenna Trading and Angel Sponsors SAC Capital Advisors LLC and Preferred Empire Mortgage led the way with spectacular donations William Baldwin once again joined Wings

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    Director of Morgan Stanley received the Michael P Beier Award from Theresa Beier for his work for Wings since 2001 The live and silent auctions went very well with the opportunity to golf with Rudy Guiliani garnering significant attention An opportunity to play catch with David Cone was so popular that two bidders agreed to both make significant donations for a double opportunity The highlight of the event however was the challenge made to Billy Baldwin to shave his head for 50 000 Not only did Billy excite the crowd into pledging funds for his trim job but a student from Northport High School joined him on stage and for a total of over 65 000 both Billy and the student received new shiny domes MDA s Wings Over Wall Street 2005 Before Wings 2005 we lost founder Toni Diamond in November 2004 and then Spirit Award winner Andy Knipe in September 2005 But with the fantastic leadership of co chairs Lisa Utasi and Mary McDermott Holland Wings surged through the 5 year 5 million mark netting over 915 0000 Led once again by Presenting Sponsor CFSB other major sponors were Goldman Sachs Jones Associates Morgan Stanley Preferred Empire Mortgage Satellite Asset Management Security Traders of Los Angeles and Weeden Co Billy Baldwin again acted as master of ceremonies this time with Liz Claman from CNBC The Marriott Marquis was moved by Warren s memorial to his wife Toni as a touching video to honor Toni was shown to the large crowd Time Warner CEO Dick Parsons presented the Spirit Award to his friends Jean and Chris Angell Also receiving awards were A Scott Horak CEO of R J Construction Humanitarian Award Andrea Crikelair of UBS The Beier Award and Robert H Brown Jr MD of Harvard Medical College and Massachusetts General Hospital the Diamond Award The live and silent auctions were again a big hit with items like lunch at the Four Seasons with the legendary Walter Cronkite and golf at Winged Foot in a foursome with his honor Rudy Guiliani Another highlight was the raffle of a 2005 Mustang convertible It was a great night with a very grateful event committee and MDA staff marveling at the generosity of the crowd from Wall Street and main street MDA s Wings Over Wall Street 2006 We started working on Wings 2006 with sadness as 2003 Spirit Award winner Marge Danziger lost her courageous battle with ALS Again we were blessed with the outstanding leadership of co chairs Lisa Utasi and Mary McDermott Holland and a great committee as Wings broke the 6 million mark netting over 780 000 Major sponsors were Credit Suisse Goldman Sachs Co Jones Trading Morgan Stanley Preferred Empire Mortgage Satellite Asset Management L P and Weeden Co L P Unfortunately Billy Baldwin was tied up filming out of state but we were honored to have as our co masters of ceremonies Liz Claman co anchor of CNBC s Morning Call and MSNBC anchor Rita Cosby

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    at Columbia University received the prestigious Diamond Award named in honor of WOWS co founder Toni Diamond for his scientific leadership in the fight against ALS Matthew De Salvo Head of US Equity Cash Trading and Sales Trading at Credit Suisse was recognized with the Michael P Beier Award named in honor of former WOWS chair Michael Beier for being someone who inspires encourages and motivates others with devotion and energy to find a cure for ALS Beth Gottlieb Director Knight Capital Americas L P was presented the Humanitarian Award for her extraordinary personal and public support to help find a cure for ALS The Homes Family accepted the Spirit Award on behalf of Harlan Homes for having demonstrated extraordinary commitment and dedication to the eradication of ALS by raising awareness advocating for funding and promoting research for a cure Wings 2011 put the total raised to eradicate ALS at over 9 6 million MDA s Wings Over Wall Street 2012 The 12th Annual Wings Gala continued to feel the effects of a very down economy and a slumping financial sector While our attendance was low the enthusiasm was high as Wings continued to provide much needed funds for ALS research Honored in 2012 was Robert Amaro from Etro whose sister accepted the Spirit Award after Robert left us a week before Wings Also honored were former Wings Chair Angela Sun Chief of Staff to the President and CEO of Bloomberg L P with the Michael P Beier Award and Dr Piera Pasinelli co director of the Frances and Joseph Weinberg Unit for ALS Research at the Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Thomas Jefferson University with the Diamond Award The stated goal was to reach the 10 million mark in 2012 Sadly we fell short by some 31 290 but achieved a net income of 456 386 which put Wings very close to the 10 million mark Nevertheless with the help of MC Stephanie Ruhle from Bloomberg TV and music by The Itch the attendees all had a great night and raised funds to find a cure MDA s Wings Over Wall Street 2013 For 2013 Wings moved its Annual Gala to the Broad Street Ballroom and were honored to have as event emcee radio personality Ty Bentli Ty made the event very exciting with this commentary The goal of Wings 2013 was to smash through the 10 million mark which we did in style netting some 412 000 for ALS research Honored in 2013 were former New Orleans Saints standout Steve Gleeson with the Spirit Award Steve had quite a few folks from New Orleans show up to support his courageous fight against ALS Steve was unable to join us in NYC personally but sent a great video message to all the attendees Also honored were Dr Bryan Traynor with the Diamond Award for his work on ALS genetics and Todd Trimmer with the Beier Award Todd a former co chair of Wings was at the time co CEO

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