The National Meningitis Association (NMA) is a nonprofit organization founded by parents whose children have died or live with permanent disabilities from meningococcal disease.





Kick-Off Cocktail Party for “National Meningitis Association, with Special Guests Judy and Rod Gilbert at Roof top Lounge “Lovage”

The National Meningitis Association (NMA) is a nonprofit organization founded by parents whose children have died or live with permanent disabilities from meningococcal disease. http://www.nmaus.org/
Our mission is to educate families, medical professionals and others about meningococcal disease and its prevention.

Learn about the two vaccines that can help prevent meningitis…
· The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends meningococcal vaccination against serogroups A, C, W and Y for all children at 11-12 with a booster at age 16.
· CDC recommends permissive use of meningococcal vaccination against serogroup B at ages 16-23, with a preferred age of 16 to 18 years. Click here for more information.


THE NATIONAL MENINGITIS ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL “GIVE KIDS A SHOT!” GALA CELEBRATION

2017 CO-CHAIRS, LENORE COONEY, SARA HERBERT-GALLOWAY, ERROL RAPPAPORT AND GARY SPRINGER
INVITE YOU TO A
KICK-OFF COCKTAIL PARTY
with special guests Judy and Rod Gilbert

MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
5:00pm – 7:00pm
REMARKS 6:00PM

LOVAGE ROOFTOP LOUNGE at MAGNOLIA RESTAURANT
350 WEST 40th Street at Ninth Avenue
NEW YORK CITY

Cocktail Attire

RSVP to Heather Prochorchik at 212.874.5457 or heatherprochorchik@bellevents.com

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

At the Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017, NMA will honor New York Ranger hockey legend Rod Gilbert with The Nancy Ford Springer Inspiration Award; Dr. Amy Middleman, Professor of Pediatrics at Oklahoma University, will be recognized with the Health Achievement Award; Francesca Testa and Kayla St. Pierre, NMA advocates and meningococcal disease survivors, will be celebrated with T.E.A.M. Outstanding Service Awards; and The Spirit of NMA Award will pay tribute to the McKenzie Meningitis Foundation.

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