Media Advisory: Women & Wine IX

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WASHINGTON – The 9th Annual Women & Wine event benefitting Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (new window) is scheduled for Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

What: The sold-out Women & Wine IX event is a gathering of more than 400 of the area’s top business women supporting breast cancer research.

Presented by: Baker Tilly, Brandywine Realty Trust and MGAC

Where: Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

When: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

5:30-6:00 p.m. – Briefing
6:00-7:00 p.m. – Cocktails and silent auction
7:15 – Wine, dinner and door prizes

Honorary chair: Greta Kreuz, ABC 7 News (WJLA) reporter

Event co-chairs: Janet S. Davis, Brandywine Realty Trust; Barbara Schaefer McDuffie, Baker Tilly

Executive committee: Jennifer Bognet, Bognet Construction
Diane Ray Brown, Tiffany & Co.
Molly Decker, Weichert Realtors
Meredith LaPier, CBRE
Kirsten Lawrence, BB&T
Stephanie P. Nashman
Debbie Sachs, MOI
Randi Schweitzer
Micki Ward

Physician presenters: Claudine Isaacs, MD, and Shawna Willey, MD, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Media RSVP: Sarah Reik

About Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Georgetown University Medical Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, seeks to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer through innovative basic and clinical research, patient care, community education and outreach, and the training of cancer specialists of the future. Georgetown Lombardi is one of only 41 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute (grant #P30 CA051008), and the only one in the Washington, DC area. For more information, go to

About Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University Medical Center is an internationally recognized academic medical center with a three-part mission of research, teaching and patient care (through MedStar Health). GUMC’s mission is carried out with a strong emphasis on public service and a dedication to the Catholic, Jesuit principle of cura personalis — or “care of the whole person.” The Medical Center includes the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing & Health Studies, both nationally ranked; Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, designated as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute; and the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization (BGRO), which accounts for the majority of externally funded research at GUMC including a Clinical Translation and Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.