Charity Party at VILLA-O Honors Candy and Ike Brown and Benefits National Jewish Health

MAY 01, 2010

Denver, CO — The first-ever Bella Sera evening in Dallas, a fundraising cocktail party on May 5 at VILLA-O, honors Candy and Ike Brown and raises money to fund the world-renowned, nonprofit National Jewish Health. National Jewish Health, a leader in the treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, and in groundbreaking medical research, provides preeminent care for patients throughout the country, including 940 Texans in the last three years. In addition to directly caring for Texas patients, National Jewish Health physicians last year provided expert advice to 214 Texas physicians on their patients, and trained 67 former National Jewish Health fellows who now practice medicine in Texas.


WHAT: Bella Sera, a beautiful evening featuring cocktails and delicacies by Chef Vincenzo Indelicato. Entertainment by Hunter Sullivan.

WHO: Bella Sera honors Candy and Ike Brown, Dallas philanthropists and business leaders. Co-chairs of the evening event are Rozalyn and Robert Colombo, Pat and Paul Fulchino, Debbie and Eric Green, Laurie and Todd Platt and Barbara and Sheldon Stein. The Bella Sera host committee includes Carol and Steve Aaron, Aaron Brown, Jordan Brown, Zach Brown, Suzanne and Clint David, Marion and Bennett Glazer, Cherylon and Jimmy Jackson, Marcy and Lew Lefko, Sharon and Chuck Levin, Rose and Bill Lumry, Jana and Bob Milstein, Carole and Scott Murray, Lillian and Jon Pinkus, Cindy and Howard Rachofsky, Roseanne and Ben Roth, Kim and William Shaddock, Robert and Tammany Stern, Rita and Burton Tansky, Susan and Steven Wilkofsky, Donna Fadal and Allan Zidell, Amanda Zidell and Lisa Zidell.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 5, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: VILLA-O, 4514 Travis Street, Dallas

HOW: To attend, contact Helene Steinberg at 1-800-423-8891, ext. 1897, or by email at

WHY: National Jewish Health is known worldwide for treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. Founded in 1899 as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders. For 12 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked National Jewish the #1 respiratory hospital in the nation.

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