GREAT NECK, N.Y., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 22nd, Andrew A. Jacono, MD, FACS is hosting ABOUT FACE 2005: Making Changes, the third-annual fund-raiser to benefit FACE TO FACE: The National Domestic Violence Project and the Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The National Domestic Violence Project was developed by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to help repair both physical and psychological scars by providing complimentary consultation and surgery to domestic violence survivors who have suffered injuries to the face, head or neck. To date, over 1,250 women have been helped by the FACE TO FACE program, and over 275 facial plastic surgeons participate in the program.
This year the Honorees: "Women who have made an Ongoing Commitment to Improving the Lives of Women". Include Bilha Chesner Fish, MD, Pathways Women's Health, Caroline Monti-Saladino, Don Monti Memorial Research Foundation -- NSUH, Leslie A. Berkoff, Esq., Partner, Moritt Hock Hamroff & Horowitz, LLP and President, Long Island Women's Agenda, and Honorable MEN-tion Scott Neher, Publisher Elements Magazine.
More than 500 guests from New York and around the world, including celebrities, socialites and members of the medical community, are expected to attend this year's event, which is being held at The Carltun, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, New York. Attendees of the gala will enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, a light buffet supper, live entertainment, and a silent auction. It will take place from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and business attire is suggested. Tickets are available by calling 516-773-4646. All proceeds from ABOUT FACE 2005 go directly to FACE TO FACE and Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
About FACE TO FACE:
FACE TO FACE, founded in 1992, is a humanitarian and educational surgical exchange program conducted under the sponsorship of the Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In the United States and abroad, AAFPRS surgeons provide complimentary care to those who suffer from facial deformities caused by birth or trauma. The FACE TO FACE program offers individuals the opportunity to overcome the physical limitations placed on them by circumstances beyond their control -- deformities at birth, domestic violence, and war. AAFPRS surgeons use their expertise to perform plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head, and neck.
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