Katie Couric to be honored by University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation Women's Board
Saturday, November 14, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
November 11, 2009
The University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation Women's Board is honoring Katie Couric, anchor of the CBS Evening News, for her tireless efforts in the crusade for early detection and cancer awareness. The board will present its Partners in Discovery award to Couric at its 43rd Annual Cancer Ball, Saturday, November 14.
Founded in 1947, the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation Women's Board raises funds to support basic cancer biology research at the University of Chicago Cancer Research Center. Every year, the 70-plus board members make significant contributions to this comprehensive cancer center. These funds have helped to bring new scientists to the university and support their research activities.
Saturday, November 14
Media should arrive at 7:30 p.m. and depart by 9:30 p.m. This time slot includes Katie Couric's arrival, the award presentation and her remarks.
Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago
120 E. Delaware Place
Reporters who plan to attend, should contact in advance:
Paul J. Butera, PhD
Director of Communications
University of Chicago Cancer Research Center
When you arrive at the Four Seasons, please go to the media table located in the hotel lobby to show your credentials, receive a press kit, and be briefed about the ball and the arrangements we have made for the media. Katie Couric will not be available for interviews.
The University of Chicago Medicine
950 E. 61st Street, Third Floor
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone (773) 702-0025 Fax (773) 702-3171