Paul Simon is going to Perform at the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation November Gala, "A Magical Evening"
October 31, 2004
Paul Simon is going to Perform at the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation November Gala, "A Magical Evening". Legendary singer and songwriter, Paul Simon, will perform at The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation's (CRPF) gala, "A Magical Evening," on November 18th at the Marriott Marquis (Springfield, New Jersey), it was announced by Kathy Lewis, President and CEO of CRPF. Paul Simon, a friend of Christopher Reeve, will appear in support of the Foundation.
"Throughout his Hall of Fame career, Paul Simon has touched generations of people all over the world with his musical eloquence and poetry," said Ms. Lewis. "His presence at our gala will no doubt inspire and unite us as we remember and celebrate Christopher Reeve's heroic life. All of us at the Foundation are so appreciative of his participation."
Actor Glenn Close will receive the Human Spirit Award in honor of her generosity and dedication to the Foundation's mission. Actor William H. Macy will be a Special Presenter, and Dr. John W. Rowe, chairman and CEO of Aetna will receive the CRPF Visionary Leadership Award in recognition of his professional achievements, civic contributions and support of CRPF. The funds will be used to develop treatments and cures for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders; as well as to improve the quality of life for people living with disabilities.
The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF) is committed to funding research that develops treatments and cures for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders. The Foundation also vigorously works to improve the quality of life for people living with disabilities through its grants program, paralysis resource center, and advocacy efforts. For more information, please call (800) 225-0292.
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