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May 4: Diabetes Research Institute Foundation to Host “DREAMS in the City” Gala at NYC-Landmark Cipriani 25 Broadway
Annual Event Benefits Diabetes Research Institute’s Search for a Cure; CBS’s Chris Wragge to Serve as Master of Ceremonies

MAHWAH, N.J., April 24, 2017 – On Thursday, May 4, the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) will host its “DREAMS in the City” gala starting at 6:30 p.m. at Cipriani 25 Broadway, a New York City landmark. The popular annual event benefits the groundbreaking work of the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), which is the largest and most comprehensive diabetes research center dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes. “DREAMS in the City” features a musical performance by the Jay Prince Band, and Chris Wragge, co-anchor of CBS 2 “News This Morning” and “News at Noon,” will again serve as the master of ceremonies.

Attendees will enjoy a seated dinner, specialty cocktails, wines highly rated by Wine Spectator, a mission-based live auction and a luxury silent auction. This year’s event co-chairs are Samantha Shanken Baker, Bonnie Inserra, Meryl Lieberman and Susan Weiner, and Lindsey Inserra-Hughes is the Young Professionals’ Chair. Sponsors include the Inserra family as the 50-carat sponsor and Stacy Joy Goodman Memorial Foundation as the platinum sponsor.

To register or for sponsorship opportunities, please visit or call Tom Karlya of the DRIF at (800) 321-3437. Cipriani 25 Broadway is located at 25 Broadway at the corner of Morris and Broadway in New York City.

Over the years, this event has raised nearly $6 million to help find a biological cure for diabetes. Visit to learn more about the DRI’s groundbreaking research.


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