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Fashion Targets Breast Cancer

Proceeds from Saks Fifth Avenue Charitable Initiative to Benefit the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania and Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Saks Fifth Avenue stores throughout the U.S. are hosting Fashion Targets Breast Cancer, September 18--21. Two percent of all store sales from the weekend will be donated to local and national breast cancer charities.

Saks Fifth Avenue in Bala Cynwyd, has named the Abramson Cancer Center and Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a Philadelphia area organization for women affected by breast cancer, this year's local beneficiaries.

Honorary chair of the event is renowned fashion designer, philanthropist and breast cancer survivor Rena Rowan Damone.

The kick-off reception will include a raffle, silent auction, t-shirts, informational materials, and refreshments. All guests will receive an electronic gift card, each worth $25 and good toward any purchase of $100 or more.

Kick-off reception, September 18, 6 to 9 p.m.

Shopping Event, September 18 -21

Wine Tasting, September 20, 5 to 7 p.m.

Fashion Shows, September 21, 12 to 1 p.m., and 3 to 4 p.m.

Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 4, September 17, 2002


September 17, 2002
Volume 49 Number 4

The School of Veterinary Medicine invites the Penn community to celebrate 50 Years of Excellence with an Open House on September 21.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Penn #4 in it's annual Best national Universities survey.
The Penn Humanities Forum dedicates the 2002-2003 lectures, seminars, and exhibitions to the topic of The Book.
New Bioterrorism Legislation affects laboratories and clinical facilities.
Speaking Out about the conservation postcards.
Honors for faculty and staff
The 14th annual Career Conference for graduate students starts on September 17.
The 10th annual Penn Family Day is scheduled for October 5.
Research Roundup: Nurse Shortage; Alternate Tobacco Use; Immune Cells Fight Cancer; Head Start.
The Annual Crime Report from the Division of Public Safety.