Events

Upcoming Events

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL SPRING RECEPTION

Thursday, June 15, 2017 
The Prince George Ballroom
The Tina’s Wish Leadership Council will host a spring reception at The Prince George Ballroom on Thursday, June 15th. The program will feature actress and cancer survivor, Fran Drescher, who will deliver a keynote address and moderate the evening’s panel discussion. Please join us for this educational and inspirational evening!

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2017 TINA’S WISH ANNUAL BENEFIT DINNER

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 
American Museum of Natural History
Tina’s Wish will honor Susheel Kirpalani of Quinn Emanuel with the Tina Brozman Mentoring Award at its Annual Benefit Dinner on Tuesday, September 26th at the American Museum of Natural History. 

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Past Events

COCKTAILS FOR A CAUSE

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Kimberly and Matthew Cantor hosted a wonderful Cocktails for a Cause event at their home in support of Tina’s Wish. Guests heard from Dr. Melissa Frey, a gynecologic oncologist at Weill Cornell, who spoke about ovarian cancer risk factors, signs & symptoms and the need for an early detection screen for this awful disease.

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JUNIOR COMMITTEE TRIVIA NIGHT

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
The Tina’s Wish Junior Committee hosted their second annual Trivia Night on March 7th at Jack Doyle’s Pub. Over 100 guests enjoyed appetizers, drink specials and two hours of competitive fun moderated by Tony Hightower of Trivia NYC!

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TINA’S WISH INAUGURAL BOSTON GATHERING

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 
The Tina’s Wish inaugural Boston Gathering on March 1st at Morgan Lewis was attended by 120 supporters who helped us raise $46,000 to benefit early detection ovarian cancer research. Guests enjoyed dinner-by-the-bite and cocktails, followed by a powerful and informative program. The audience was riveted by Dr. Jarrod Marto’s medical discussion about the disease and entertained by Jenny Allen, actress and ovarian cancer survivor. 

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TINA’S WISH RESEARCHER RAN IN NICE-CANNES MARATHON

Sunday, November 13, 2016 
Dr. Marie-France Penet of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, ran in the Nice-Cannes Marathon on November 13th, 2016 on the French Riviera to support Tina’s Wish and early detection ovarian cancer research! She finished the marathon in 3 hours, 23 minutes and 37 seconds. Way to go Dr. Penet! Thank you for supporting Tina’s Wish.

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2016 TINA’S WISH ANNUAL BENEFIT DINNER

Monday, September 26, 2016 
Tina’s Wish raised more than $1.4 million at its 2016 Annual Benefit Dinner honoring Lisa Donahue of AlixPartners with the Tina Brozman Mentoring Award on Monday, September 26th at The American Museum of Natural History. Many thanks to everyone who made this wonderful achievement possible!

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LUNCH & LEARN AT BANK OF AMERICA/MERRILL LYNCH

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 
In honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Tina’s Wish hosted a Lunch & Learn at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch on September 13th to help educate employees on ovarian cancer and the need for an early detection screen. The program featured an informative presentation as well as a Q&A with Dr. Kara Long Roche, a gynecologic oncologist from Memorial Sloan Kettering.

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If you are interested in hosting a Tina’s Wish Lunch and Learn or featuring Tina’s Wish at a social event, please contact Beverly Wolfer, bwolfer@tinaswish.org, 212.880.5757.  

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MARCUS SUMMER COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Lanie and Chris Marcus welcomed over 100 guests to their beautiful Sands Point home for a summer cocktail reception on Thursday, July 21st in support of Tina’s Wish. The evening raised more than $100,000 for early detection ovarian cancer research.

The Marcus’ annual event honors the memory of Lanie’s late mother, Nadine Fladell, who passed away in 2013 from Stage III ovarian cancer at 63 years young.

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JUNIOR COMMITTEE SUMMER RECEPTION

Monday, June 27, 2016
The Tina’s Wish Junior Committee held its 4th annual summer reception at the gorgeous Alessandro Mangerini Salon on Monday, June 27th to help raise funds and build awareness for the need for an early detection screen for ovarian cancer. Over 90 guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and a stunning view of Madison Avenue from the terrace of the salon. 

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THIRD ANNUAL MEDICAL SYMPOSIUM

Monday, June 20, 2016 
On Monday, June 20th researchers comprising The Tina’s Wish Medical Consortium collaborated together to share scientific results and to chart the direction of future scientific investigations. A donor reception followed, where guests heard first-hand about the developments made by the Tina’s Wish researchers and welcomed newly appointed SDNY Bankruptcy Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil.

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WOMEN’S COMMITTEE SPRING RECEPTION

May 25, 2016 
Guests enjoyed a powerful evening of entertainment and medical insight at the Paley Center on 5/25 for the Tina’s Wish Women’s Committee Spring Reception. Diagnosed with and treated for ovarian cancer in 2005, writer and actress, Jenny Allen performed a monologue from her play “I Got Sick Then I Got Better.” Dr. Leslie Boyd of NYU Langone Cancer Center gave an informative presentation on ovarian cancer and the need for an early detection screen. Heartfelt thanks to all of the evening’s sponsors and everyone who attended.

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JUNIOR COMMITTEE TRIVIA NIGHT

Monday, March 14, 2016
Over 75 supporters gathered for the Tina’s Wish Junior Committee Trivia Night at Jack Doyle’s, NYC. Guests enjoyed appetizers, drink specials and two hours of competitive fun, MC’d by Tony Hightower of Trivia NYC. The evening raised over $1,100 for early detection ovarian cancer research.

Congratulations to the winning team: Teal Girl Rosé! They were awarded complimentary tickets to the TW Junior Committee Summer Reception.

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Don’t miss the Tina’s Wish Junior Committee Summer Reception in June! Email Caroline at cwilson@tinaswish.org to join the mailing list.


LUNCH & LEARN AT WHITE & CASE

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 
Tina’s Wish hosted a Lunch & Learn at White & Case on March 1st to help educate employees on ovarian cancer and the need for an early detection screen. The program featured an informative presentation as well as a Q&A with Dr. Kara Long Roche, a gynecologic oncologist from Memorial Sloan Kettering.

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If you are interested in hosting a Tina’s Wish Lunch and Learn or featuring Tina’s Wish at a social event, please contact Beverly Wolfer, bwolfer@tinaswish.org, 212.880.5757

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2015 Events

HAYMAKERS FOR HOPE BOXING MATCH

Thursday, November 19, 2015
On Thursday, November 19th, Brian Lohan and Nick Lagemann of Sidley Austin literally fought to KNOCK OUT cancer at the Haymakers for Hope boxing match at Madison Square Garden. Tina’s Wish was honored that Brian and Nick chose us as his beneficiary organization to fight for and support! Together they raised over $24,000 for early detection ovarian cancer research.

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WINE, REFRESHMENTS AND A GOOD CAUSE 

Monday, November 9, 2015
Joann Wasserman hosted a meaningful evening where guests learned more about ovarian cancer over wine, refreshments and good conversation at her home on Fifth Avenue. The event benefited Tina’s Wish and featured Andrew Brozman, husband of Tina Brozman and Tina’s Wish Board member. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of the evening by Joann Wasserman, all contributions will go directly toward early detection ovarian cancer research. 

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TINA’S WISH HONORED AT THE 2015 CAUSE CÉLÈBRE ANNUAL GALA 

Monday, October 19, 2015
Tina’s Wish was honored for its work in the women’s health field at the 2015 Cause Célèbre Annual Gala. Tina’s Wish was proud to be one of the three foundations chosen to receive the Cause Célèbre Sunrise Award, which is given to artists, foundations and individuals who have provided inspiration and instilled hope through their art, work and compassion.

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TINA’S WISH 7th ANNUAL BENEFIT DINNER

Monday, September 21, 2015 
Tina’s Wish raised over $1.4 million at its 7th Annual Benefit Dinner honoring Tim Coleman, Senior Managing Director and Head of Restructuring and Reorganization group at PJT Partners/Blackstone with the Tina Brozman Mentoring Award on Monday, September 21st at The American Museum of Natural History. 

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TINA’S WISH AWARDED GRANT BY THE AMY MARIE CRABTREE FOUNDATION 

Sunday, August 2, 2015
Tina’s Wish is honored to be one of four foundations awarded a grant from The Amy Marie Crabtree Foundation. Tina’s Wish received recognition for its dedicated work in the field of women’s health and is truly grateful for the Foundation’s support. 

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JUNIOR COMMITTEE SUMMER EVENT

Monday, June 15, 2015
The Tina’s Wish Junior Committee held its 3rd annual summer reception at the gorgeous Alessandro Mangerini Salon  to help raise funds and build awareness for the need for an early detection screen for ovarian cancer. Over 150 guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and a stunning view of Madison Avenue from the terrace of the salon. Many thanks to Alessandro Mangerini for hosting Tina’s Wish.

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WOMEN’S COMMITTEE SPRING RECEPTION 

Monday, May 18, 2015
The Tina’s Wish Women’s Committee hosted their 2015 spring reception this May at the Time Warner Center. Guests heard from Kara Long Roche, MD, gynecologic oncologist from Memorial Sloan Kettering and her mother Nancy Long an ovarian cancer survivor. 

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THE GLOBAL WOMEN’S HEALTH AWARD presented to PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON
GLOBAL CONNECTION FOR EARLY DETECTION

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Tina’s wish presented the inaugural Tina’s Wish Global Women’s Health Award to President Bill Clinton at the Waldorf Astoria. This award was created to recognize an individual who has made an extraordinary contribution to the betterment of women’s health.

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JUNIOR COMMITTEE SPIN EVENT

Sunday, January 25, 2015 
The Tina’s Wish Junior Committee’s spin event was a great success!  $3,000 was raised for scientific research for ovarian cancer early detection methods and 40 riders attended for an intense spin class at Flywheel’s upper west side location. The riders got a vigorous workout with an amazing soundtrack. Afterwards, everyone cooled down with some refreshing drinks and healthy snacks. Lucky riders won raffle prizes, including a 1 month membership donated by ClassPass, 5 class voucher donated by Flywheel and a $100 gift certificate donated by RARE bar and grill.   

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2014 Events

COOKIES-FOR-A-CAUSE

September, National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Hundreds of Tina’s Wish cookies were sold in September to help raise awareness about ovarian cancer as part of the Foundation’s efforts to bring greater awareness to this disease.


TINA’S WISH 6th ANNUAL BENEFIT DINNER

Monday, September 22, 2014 at Cipriani, 42nd St.
Tina’s Wish welcomed over 700 guests and raised over $1.2Million at its 6th Annual Benefit Dinner honoring Marcia Goldstein, chair of the Business Finance & Restructuring department of Weil Gotshal & Manges with its annual Tina Brozman mentoring award on Monday, September 22nd at Cipriani. Also at the dinner the Foundation announced the launch of the Rita M. Kirpalani Memorial Consortium Grant for Ovarian Cancer Research established by Susheel Kirpalani. The dinner was chaired by Tim Coleman, The Blackstone Group, Steve Karotkin, Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Michael Reilly, Bingham McCutchen.

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NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL HEARING

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Andrew Brozman, Tina’s Wish board member, testified before the New York City Council in support of Resolution 380 establishing September as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in New York City. Supporters testified in support of the immediate need to increase awareness of this silent killer for the general public as well as for the medical community.

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TINA’S WISH JUNIOR COMMITTEE SUMMER EVENT

Monday, August 11, 2014 at 601 Madison Avenue
Over 150 guests attended the Tina’s Wish Junior Committee reception on Monday, August 11th at the chique salon of Alessandro Mangerini.  Over $8,000 was raised to benefit the researchers of Tina’s Wish.  On the terrace young professionals mixed and mingled and enjoyed drinks by our corporate donors Purity Vodka, Gallo Wines and Manhattan Beer Distributors.  Dr. Dan Heller of Memorial Sloan Kettering provided a brief overview about ovarian cancer and the need to identify an effective screen for this terrible disease.  

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TINA’S WISH 2ND ANNUAL MEDICAL SYMPOSIUM

Monday, June 9th
On Monday, June 9th fifteen researchers comprising The Tina’s Wish Medical Consortium collaborated together to share scientific results and to chart the direction of future scientific investigations.   A donor reception was attended by over 80 guests to hear first hand about the developments made by the Tina’s Wish researchers.


WOMEN’S COMMITTEE SPRING RECEPTION

Over 160 guests came together on Monday, May 19th for the inaugural Tina’s Wish Women’s Committee spring reception.  The evening raised over $45,000 to support research to find an effective screen for ovarian cancer.  Guests heard from Doug Levine, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering researcher, Tina’s Wish grant recipient and Tina’s Wish board member; along with Valerie Smaldone, NY media personality and ovarian cancer thriver.

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TINA’S WISH JUNIOR COMMITTEE CYCLE FOR SURVIVAL RAISES $5,500 FOR MSK!

Team Tina’s Wish raised $5,500 for Tina’s Wish researcher Doug Levine, M.D. at Memorial Sloan Kettering.   A dozen riders in four cities (NY, Boston, Dallas & LA) came together to support research  to help find a screen for ovarian cancer.   If you would like to get involved in the 2015 Cycle for Survival ride, please contact Erin Mautner, Cycle for Survival Chair.


2013 Events

5th ANNIVERSARY TINA’S WISH BENEFIT DINNER

The legal and financial communities raised more than $920,000 for The Honorable Tina Brozman Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research (Tina’s Wish) at the charitable organization’s annual benefit dinner on Sept. 23 at Cipriani.   Michael Reilly, co-head of Bingham McCutchen’s financial restructuring group and Tina’s Wish board member was honored with the Foundation’s Mentoring award.

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TINA’S WISH MEDICAL SYMPOSIUM

On May 30, researchers from Yale University, The University of Pennsylvania, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Johns Hopkins and Dana Farber Cancer Institute met at a symposium sponsored by Tina’s Wish to share ideas and collaborate on their efforts to improve early detection of ovarian cancer.


CYCLE FOR SURVIVAL

The Tina’s Wish Junior Committee participated in Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Cycle for Survival “spinning events”  in New York and Boston and raised over $5,000 to support the ovarian cancer research of Dr. Douglas Levine.


2012 Events

THE FOURTH ANNUAL TINA’S WISH BENEFIT DINNER

The Fourth Annual Tina’s Wish Benefit Dinner was once again held at Cipriani 42nd Street on Monday, September 24th. Close to 600 loyal supporters and friends attended the Foundation’s signature event.

Laureen Ryan and Bettina Whyte, partners in the firm Alvarez & Marsal, bestowed this year’s Tina Brozman Mentoring Award to their mentor, friend and industry pioneer, Bryan Marsal, whose firm provides business advisory and crisis management services to under-performing or distressed companies world-wide. In addition, Dr. Ronny Drapkin of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the newest Tina’s Wish medical grant recipient, presented an overview of his groundbreaking ovarian cancer research.

With special thanks to the Dinner Committee, the Table Sponsors and many other generous donors, the evening raised $800,000. As has become tradition, the floral centerpieces were donated to Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City in memory of Tina Brozman.

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TINA’S WISH SUMMER BENEFIT EVENT

On June 4th, the Tina’s Wish Junior Committee held its inaugural event at Barolo Ristorante in New York City. Guests enjoyed a lovely evening that included a silent auction, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and presentations about Tina’s Wish. The event raised over $3,500 for Tina’s Wish.

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2011 Events

THE THIRD ANNUAL TINA’S WISH BENEFIT DINNER

The Third Annual Tina’s Wish Benefit Dinner was held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Nearly 600 supporters enjoyed a wonderful evening.

Judge Burton Lifland, the first recipient of the Tina Brozman Mentoring Award, bestowed this year’s award to Arthur B. Newman, posthumously. Mr. Newman, who was a senior managing director and co-head of the Restructuring and Reorganization Advisory Group of Blackstone, played an instrumental role in establishing The Honorable Tina Brozman Foundation. His dedication and wise counsel will be missed. Eileen Newman accepted the award on behalf of her late husband.

Thanks to the Dinner Committee and all our generous donors, the evening raised close to $800,000. The evening’s floral table centerpieces were donated to Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City in memory of Tina Brozman.

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