This year's Leukemia Ball Event Co-Chairs are Ed Offterdinger, Executive Managing Partner, Baker Tilly and Wayne Berson, Chief Executive Officer, BDO. They lead an Executive Committee of more than 50 high-ranking executives representing several major corporations in the Washington D.C. area.
A special thank you to our presenting sponsor, PhRMA, Titans of Business, BDO and Amgen, and Mission Sponsor, Baker Tilly. Their extraordinary commitment to our mission is truly making a lifesaving difference. We would also like to thank all of our 2016 sponsors; a full list can be seen here.
The James L. Eichberg Lifetime Achievement Award was established in memory of Jim Eichberg, a long-time volunteer and supporter of LLS who made service to others an integral part of his daily life. The award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of an individual who has demonstrated significant impact on the lives of patients and their families. LLS is pleased to announce the 2016 recipient of the James L. Eichberg Lifetime Achievement Award is C. E. Andrews of MorganFranklin Consulting. Andrews served as Leukemia Ball chairman in 2000 & 2001 and for the past 18 months has been leading a campaign to raise $1 million to advance research for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). For more information on C.E. and the Award, visit this page.
LLS has added a Young Professionals ticket and Future Leaders Committee for our 2016 Leukemia Ball. The Future Leaders ticket includes balcony seating, a dessert buffet, wine & beer, viewing of the Mission Moment, Mercedes-Benz raffle drawing, comedy from Kathleen Madigan and music by Barenaked Ladies. For more information, please reach out to Joanna Hatch at 703-399-2958 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For 19 years, Mercedes-Benz has supported the Leukemia Ball by donating vehicles out right for raffle. This year's Grand Prize is the 2016 GLC300 4MATIC SUV (MSRP: $40,950), and first prize is the 2016 C300 4MATIC Sports Sedan. Cost: $100, only 5,000 tickets printed. Please see below for our raffle winners!
Grand Prize Winner: Raffle #3836
First Prize Winner: Raffle #3011
The silent auction features more than 400 packages, including many one-of-a-kind experiences and travel packages. To donate an item to the silent auction please fill out this form. For more information, please reach out to Stefanie McHugh at 703-399-2910 or email@example.com.
Each year the event receives tremendous exposure and coverage from D.C.'s local media outlets. For a full list of our partners, up-to-date event coverage and credentialing information, please visit our media page.
Executive Committee Members
James L. Eichberg Lifetime Achievement Award
Future Leaders Committee and Young Professional Tickets
Media Partners and Opportunities
Auction Donation Form