invited to join us for the 6th Annual "FiSHing for a Cure" Gala at the Bellevue
Hyatt on January 30th.
supporters come to "FiSHing for a Cure" Gala because it is fabulous, fun and
filled with fantastic auction items. This year's theme, "Caribbean Nights,"
promises to warm your spirits and brighten your winter.
year's auction Friends of FSH Research has made incredible progress. We used
the contributions from the 2009 gala to fund research that lead to breakthroughs
which will help our understanding of Facioscapulohumeral (FSH) Muscular Dystrophy. The FSH researchers you helped to launch now have
a major grant proposal under review at the National Institutes of Health. A large N.I.H. research grant for FSH could provide these researchers with the resources needed to move us toward pinpointing causes, therapies, and someday, a cure.
this year it was established that FSH, once thought to be a rare
form of Muscular Dystrophy, is now considered the most common form of
Muscular Dystrophy in the world thus, underscoring the need for increased
In light of these exciting events we need your
support now more than ever. FSH researchers are on the brink of many new
discoveries and dedicated FSH funding is critical. Please join us and bring
your friends to help Friends of FSH Research raise funds, raise awareness, and
raise the roof for this very worthy cause!