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NHF's Spring Soiree is a Success

July 1, 2013

NHF hosted a successful and festive benefit gala, the Spring Soiree, on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City.  The third annual event celebrated NHF’s 65th anniversary and paid tribute to four honorees who have made significant contributions to the bleeding disorders community:

  • Founder’s AwardBetty Jane & Robert Henry (posthumously), with Fred T. Ferguson accepting on behalf of the family
  • Doreen McMullan McCarthy Award: Patrick McMullan, Patrick McMullan Company
  • Leadership in Research AwardPaul E. Monahan, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Corporate Leadership AwardPfizer Hemophilia, with Emil C. Andrusko, RPH, US Marketing & Sales, accepting on behalf of the company

The gala event raised nearly $400,000, with more than 235 guests in attendance.  We are pleased to recognize the outstanding commitment of the Spring Soiree Co-Chairs: Gary D. Farro, Barbara Gordon, Joe Miller and Nicole Miller. 

NHF is grateful for the support of our sponsors: Pfizer Hemophilia, Novo Nordisk, Baxter Healthcare, Grifols, Biogen Idec Hemophilia, CSL Behring, Bayer HealthCare, Global Prairie, JUICE Pharma Worldwide, Lockheed Martin, AmerisourceBergen, The Alliance Pharmacy, The Hemophilia Alliance, The Kurr Foundation and Presti & Naegele.