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AFCEA Bethesda Chapter Opens Sponsorship Opportunities for the 12th Annual Fundraiser to Benefit The Children’s Inn at NIH
Event Supports Healing Environment for Seriously Ill Children
Bethesda, Md. — December 7, 2009 — The Bethesda Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA Bethesda), a non-profit that promotes partnerships between government and industry, today announced that it has opened table and sponsorship sales for its 2010 “A Night for the Children” Gala to benefit the Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Inn is a non-profit, family-centered residence for pediatric outpatients and their families.
“AFCEA Bethesda Chapter is proud to support The Children’s Inn at NIH and its mission of providing a place for children and their families to be together during serious illness, to reduce stress and promote healing,” said Teresa Carlson, Vice President of Microsoft Federal and Chair of the Children's Inn Gala. “Every year the Gala receives tremendous community support and we expect this year to be no different.”
For more information on purchasing tables or sponsorships, please contact Dawn Hall at 301-273-5444 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the event Web site at http://www.bethesda-afcea.org/Events/NIH_2010/nih.asp.
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About the Children’s Inn
The Children's Inn at NIH is a private, non-profit, family-centered residence for pediatric outpatients at the National Institutes of Health and for their families. Its purposes are to keep children together with their families during serious illness, reduce their stress and facilitate their healing through mutual support. For nearly 20 years, it has served as a healing environment for more than 10,000 children and their families from the United States and around the world. For more information about the Children’s Inn at NIH, visit www.childrensinn.org .
About AFCEA Bethesda
Founded in 1998, the AFCEA Bethesda Chapter is a non-profit organization that encourages greater government/industry partnerships and fosters networking among its peers. In 2004, the Chapter formed a Young AFCEAN group whose goal is to foster an environment where young professionals from the private and public sectors can meet, interact, and learn from each other. AFCEA Bethesda has earned the distinguished honor of being awarded “Model Chapter of the Year” by AFCEA International since 2000. For additional information please visit www.bethesda-afcea.org .
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