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Join us for the 2017 Sweetness and Laughter Gala and See the Light Awards

For 19 years, the work of the Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation has been inspired by Mathew and so many other children.

Our “Sweetness & Laughter” “ symbolizes how laughter is an important way of coping with the devastating impact of fatal genetic diseases on these sweet children and their families

"The Capitol Steps” are sure to tickle our funny bones with their clever and creative humor targeting our nation’s politicians and today’s hot political topics. Since their beginning in 1981, The Capitol Steps have performed shows and have recorded over 30 albums, including their latest, “What to Expect, When You’re Electing ”. They’ve been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC, and PBS and around the country.

MFRF is proud to continue our tradition of recognizing the wonderful work of leaders in the fight against children ’s genetic diseases of the brain with our “See the Light” Awards Ceremony.

This year we honor:

Monica Gettleman
Vice President of Family Services
National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association

Drs. Randy Blakely and Rod Murphey
Executive Director and Director Pioneers
Brain Institute and Jupiter Life Science Initiative
Florida Atlantic University

Join us
Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 11:30am

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, Florida

For a wonderful afternoon
- Sumptuous Brunch from the Breakers
- ”See the Light” Awards
- Delectable Desserts
- CAPITOL STEPS Matinee Show

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We hope you will join us!

Special Thanks to Our Charter Sponsors:
JSpecial Thanks to Our Charter Sponsors:
Judy Levis Markhoff, Adolph and Rose Levis Foundation, Kathy and Ron Assaf, S, Lisajane and Kevin Romer, Andrew and Dr. Marcelle Rosen, Karen and Eric Schiffer/heila Gold Foundation , Baron Delivery on Demand, Drs. Lisa and Richard Robbins, Joan and Michael Siegel, Florida Atlantic University Brain, Monica and Gary Gettleman and Tyco Security Products.



The Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation's mission is to promote and lead critical awareness, testing, counseling, and research initiatives that hold promise for the prevention and eventual cure of fatal children's genetic diseases of the brain

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