Join us at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 33rd Annual Leukemia Ball
VISIONARY: Setting Our Sights on a Cure
Headlining Entertainment: Comedy from Seth Meyers
Music by The Legwarmers and Damien Escobar
The Leukemia Ball is Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the Marriott Marquis, Washington DC. The event raises money for life-saving cancer research and patient programs funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The 2020 Leukemia Ball theme will be Visionary, as LLS sets our sights on finding a cure.
Guests at the 2020 gala will enjoy entertainment from Emmy-Award Winner and host of NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” comedian, Seth Myers.
Seth Meyers began his TV career with “Saturday Night Live” in 2001, where he was a cast member for 13 seasons. Meyers served as head writer for nine seasons and “Weekend Update” anchor for eight. In 2011, Meyers won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for host Justin Timberlake’s musical monologue. In all, Meyers has garnered 20 Emmy nominations for his work in television. We know he will keep our guests laughing and continue the tradition of star studded entertainment that the Leukemia Ball has upheld for three decades.
The crowd will also dance the night away to the sounds of The Legwarmers, DC’s Ultimate 80’s Tribute Band. From the Simmons electronic drum kit to the checkered vans and skinny ties, the Legwarmers are the eighties everyone remembers and wants to relive.
After 33 years, this visionary Leukemia Ball will also feature a special performance by world renowned violinist, Damien Escobar. This Billboards chart topping artist’s career has spanned over a decade and has placed him among the top violinists in the world.
The Leukemia Ball also features an unparalleled silent auction and Mercedes-Benz drawing. To learn more about the Mercedes-Benz drawing, please visit: www.leukemiaball.org/drawing. The silent auction is one of the area’s largest, featuring a variety of travel packages courtesy of hotel partners and the Official Airline of the Leukemia Ball, American Airlines.
The 2020 Leukemia Ball is co-chaired by Kimberly Russo, CEO of The George Washington University Hospital, and Tamika Tremaglio, Greater Washington Managing Principal for Deloitte LLP.
The goal for the 2020 Leukemia Ball is to raise $3.5 million for this very important cause, which is made possible by generous sponsors and supporters. LLS is especially grateful to Dinner Sponsor, Deloitte LLP; Mission Sponsor, The George Washington University Hospital; Chairmen’s Reception Sponsor, PhRMA, and longtime Partner in Hope, LIUNA.
Purchase your ticket today at www.leukemiaball.org.
For information on sponsorship please email Kelly.Kent@lls.org or call 703-399-2930.
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