Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Hosts 13th Annual Night of Champions Fundraiser

April 16, 2013

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will host the 13th Annual Night of Champions  fundraiser on Friday, May 3 at Penns Landing Caterers. All proceeds benefit  Magee's community and patient programs, such as wheelchair sports, adjunctive  therapies, the Patient Resource Center and the Gaspar Center. The evening  features dinner, live and silent auctions, live entertainment, local sports  celebrities and more.

"Each year, the Night of  Champions fundraiser provides us an opportunity to celebrate the champions in  Magee and in our community--people who have truly made a difference in the lives  of people with disabilities," said Jack Carroll, President and CEO of Magee  Rehabilitation Hospital. "We are thrilled to bring back this event for its 13th  amazing year."

The 13th Annual Night of Champions will be held at  Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 South Columbus Boulevard in Philadelphia on Friday,  May 3, with a V.I.P. reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. The V.I.P.  reception will include special appearances by Billy Cunningham, Fran Dunphy,  Phil Martelli, Mike Mamula, Speedy Morris, Bernie Parent and Adam Taliaferro.  Throughout the evening, guests will have the opportunity to participate in live  and silent auctions, as well as raffles, live entertainment by 61 North, and  demonstrations by Magees wheelchair sports teams.

The evening also includes the presentation of the  2013 Champion in the Community Award to Lauren E. DeBruicker, Esq. and Joel D.  Feldman, Esq. Lauren E. DeBruicker, Esq. is a former Magee patient and a  practicing lawyer. She is involved on the boards of many local charities, serves  as a Magee peer mentor and plays quad rugby. Joel D. Feldman, Esq. has helped  people recovering from serious injuries for more than 30 years. He also works to  raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and is involved in  Magee's Facility Dog Program.

For more information or to purchase tickets to the  Night of Champions, please contact MageeҒs Development Department at (215)  587-3090 or