Carlos Chacon and Mark Levinson to Be Honored at Beverly Hills Black-Tie Gala

MAY 15, 2012



Black and White Ball Benefits National Jewish Health, Nation’s #1 Respiratory Hospital

Carlos L. Chacon, Senior Vice President in Commercial Credit Administration for Union Bank, and Mark Levinson, attorney and shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will each receive the National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award for their professional and philanthropic efforts. The award will be presented at the Black and White Ball at the Beverly Hills Hotel on June 2, 2012.

For more than 50 years, supporters of National Jewish Health, a Denver-based hospital that specializes in the treatment and research of respiratory, cardiac, immune and related diseases, have gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate the institution’s work and share its mission in California. National Jewish Health, the number one respiratory hospital in the country, treats patients from across the United States and around the world, including almost 700 patients from California in the last three years.

Among the dozens of leaders in the Los Angeles professional services industry involved in the 2012 Black and White Ball are honoree co-chairs Guy K. Fuchs, head of Wells Fargo Capital Finance Group, and Steven Weinstein, CEO and Founder of Marketmaker Capital, LLC. Dinner co-chairs are Ronald Friedman, Marcum LLP; Robert K. Lewin, CIT-Commercial Services; and Fred Lionetti, Continental Business Credit, Inc. Auction co-chairs are Gail Bernstein, PNC Business Credit, and Deborah Steinberg, CIT-New Business Development.

Tickets to the Black and White Ball are $500 per person with sponsorships starting at $1,500. To attend the event on June 2, contact Beth Kaplan at 818.905.1300 or

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 Health remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders. Since 1998, U.S. News & World Report has ranked National Jewish Health the number one respiratory hospital in the nation.

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