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The Fourth Annual “Give Kids a Shot!” National Meningitis Association Gala was held at the New York Athletic Club in NYC! The event is a Fight Against Meningitis, a Vaccine-Preventable Disease” and is the NMA’s signature fundraising event.
This event honored several individuals with various awards. The Health Achievement Award was presented to Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the Sanofi-Aventis Group. The Moms on Meningitis Award was presented to Jeri Acosta and Jeri Greenwell. The Nancy Ford Springer Inspiration Awards was presented to Sara Herbert-Galloway and Barry J. Klarberg, Monarch Wealth & Business Management.
Chairs for the event were Lenore Cooney and Gary Springer. Honorary chairs Ambassador and Mrs. John L. Loeb, Jr. and Nick Springer. Master of Ceremonies, Emmy Award Winner Richard Thomas and the Auction Chairs were Matt Klarberg and Errol Rappaport.
Ulrika “Red” Nilsson attended the event.