Friday, November 13, 2015
6:00 – 9:30 PM
565 Remillard Dr, Hillsborough, California
About The Sugar Soirée
The Sugar Soirée is the Bay Area’s Sweetest Gala— an evening dedicated to the hyperinsulinism community and raising funds for research, public awareness, education and support.
The event will take place at the Carolands Chateau, a stunning mansion designed by renowned French Architect, Ernest Sanson. The grand home has been described as the Downton Abbey of California, and is the subject of the PBS documentary, The Heiress and Her Chateau.
There will be a cocktail hour, dinner, a program on hypoglycemia, and awards to leading patient advocates, researchers and clinicians.
- Table: includes 10 guests and name recognition on table
- VIP: includes premier chateau access from 5:30-6:00 pm, special gift and name recognition in program
- Complimentary valet parking with all tickets
Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Each table is tax-deductible less $600. Each individual ticket is tax-deductible less $60. All funds raised support the work of Congenital Hyperinsulinism International.
CHI has a group rate of $149 per night available at the San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport. If you are interested, call the reservation desk at 650-653-6000 and mention the Sugar Soiree.
“Be My Sugar” Research Award
The authors of the groundbreaking new guidelines for diagnosing and treating persistent hypoglycemia recommended by the Pediatric Endocrine Society: Paul S. Thornton, MD, Charles A. Stanley, MD, Diva D. De Leon, MD, Deborah Harris, PhD, Morey W. Haymond, MD, Khalid Hussain, MD, Lynne L. Levitsky, MD, Mohammad H. Murad, MD, MPH, Paul J. Rozance, MD, Rebecca A. Simmons, MD, Mark A. Sperling, MD, David A. Weinstein, MD, Neil H. White, MD, and Joseph I. Wolfsdorf, MD
“Be My Sugar” Courage Award
Rohit Kaul and Sheila Bose
“Be My Sugar” Public Awareness Award
“Be My Sugar” Innovations in Glucose-Sensing Award
Dr. Scott Adzick
Jessica Aronoff and Larry Sher
Carol and Gary Beck
Sheila Bose and Rohit Kaul
Sarah-Charlotte and Justin Browne
Christen and Joe Byker
Dr. Diva DeLeon
Elise and Jeff Falk
Dr. Richard S. and Rena Falk
Alexandra and Daniel Fallon
Dr. Evan Gedzelman
Dr. Stan and Bernice Gedzelman
Drs. Bret and Davelyn Hood
Gina and Martin Linsell
Brittany Lothe and Scott Bolick
Dr. Andrew Palladino
Julie Raskin and Mark Gross
Alan and Dassi Shusterman
Dr. Charles and Chris Stanley
Dr. Paul Thornton
Master of Ceremonies
Julia McEvoy, KQED
Julia works with the station’s news production team to bring vital news of the region to KQED’s audience on multiple platforms. During Julia’s previous tenure as executive producer of Chicago Matters, and as Senior Editor of WBEZ’s Education and Urban Affairs Desk, her editorial work received a Peabody Award, a Casey Medal for Coverage of Children and Families, several Edward R. Murrow awards, as well as awards from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. and the Society for Professional Journalists.
Congenital Hyperinsulinism International (CHI) wishes to thank the Carolands Foundation for opening the chateau for this special evening. The Carolands Foundation requests guests refrain from wearing narrow or spiked heels to preserve the historic nature of the chateau.