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Release Date: December 07, 2007

I encourage Greenburgh residents to attend this important event. Tom Clark has been a very active community leader in Greenburgh. Let's help Tom with this important event and raise some funds for the Meningitis Foundation. This is a very important cause. You'll also have a great time.
Hope to see you in Saturday afternoon!

Hastings on Hudson, NY – After the loss of his wonderful daughter Toyami Clark Paynter to Meningitis, Tom Clark has been on a mission. On Saturday, December 8th, 2007, Clark will host a Kick-Off event for the Meningitis Foundation of America at Blu Restaurant, located at 100 River Street in Hastings-On-Hudson from 3pm to 5pm.
Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, great company and a beautiful sunset while supporting a worthy cause. The event is $50.00 per person and will include a Silent Auction and 50/50 Raffle. All proceeds will be donated to The Meningitis Foundation of America.“As a father, it is my obligation to host this event in honor of Toyami, who was taken at such an early age. She will continue to touch and help others through events such as this. I urge people to join us on December 8th to celebrate Toyami’s legacy and save lives,” said Clark.
Meningococcal disease (including meningitis) is a rare but potentially fatal illness that can strike at any time. About 3000 people in the United States get this disease each year, and 1 in 10 of them die from it. Research has shown that teens and young adults are at increased risk. Visit the websites: www.meningitisfoundationofamerica.org and www.fightmeningitis.com The Meningitis Foundation of America is a 501c (3); Your donations are 100% tax deductible. Pre-paid RSVP’s must reach us by Wednesday, December 5, 2007; or pay at the event. For more information please call Symra Brandon at (914) 423-9075.

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