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MENAFN Press - 09/10/2012

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(MENAFN Press) Hayatt, a part of Ruqayah Abdulwahab Alqatami Breast Cancer Foundation, partnered with Wataniya and hosted a fundraising gala dinner at the Sheraton Hotel to raise money for patients suffering from breast cancer. The money raised will go towards the Breast Cancer Foundation to help expatriate breast cancer patients get much needed treatment and also reinforce the importance of early detection. The funds will also help in assessing women wellness centres throughout the country to.
Encourage all Kuwaiti women to get access to information and be entitled to the early diagnosis of breast cancer.

Emad Al Samhan the famous party planner transformed The Sheraton Diamond Ballroom into a magnificent oriental palace where all the ladies were wearing beautiful caftans or daraas.

Mrs. Laila Alghanim, President of Hayatt Ruqayah Abdulwahab Alqatami Breast Cancer Foundation was joined by almost 550 guests including prominent dignitaries, long-standing supporters, sponsors and friends. Mrs. Laila Alghanim dedicated her welcome speech to thanking everyone who has helped Hayatt Breast Cancer Foundation achieve so much and particularly Hayatt board members, acknowledging that the foundation's work wouldn't be possible without their help.

Mrs. Alghanim also acknowledged the sponsors of the campaign
-Wataniya, the official Partner of the 2012 campaign
-Ali Abdul Wahab and Sons Group of Companies & Roche, Hayatt partners since the beginning for their unlimited contribution in supporting the treatment of certain patients
-Bader Sultan & Brothers Company for their unlimited support through the breast cancer early detection program and any other support needed
-The Sheraton Kuwait , Hyatt's longtime generous partner
-Alqabas newspaper for supporting Hayatt from the beginning of its venture
-ALFARES Jewelry Group
-Osrati Magazine for supporting Hayatt all the way through
-Emad Al Samhan for always giving the helping hand when needed
-Al Hamra Real Estate Co , newly joined the partner group
-Gulf Bank
-Tanagra
-Beidoun
-Barakat Travel
-Carolina Herera
-Novartis
-International Bank

It was followed by the welcome address of Dr Bassam Hannoun, CEO Wataniya Telecom, the official sponsor of the gala dinner

Dr. Luis Campos, President of Hayatt Scientific Advisory Board & President of Oncology Consultants Houston, Texas gave an overview on "Breast Cancer: Back to the Future "

Feras Abushaar, a brilliant teenager, gave an emotional speech, he spoke of the distress and despair of an entire family when news broke that someone you cherish dearly was struck by the disease. He presented a video of the song he wrote to tell his love and of the whole family to his adored one struck by the disease

Later Dr. Bassam Hannoun , the CEO of Wataniya Telecom and one of the most prominent sponsors of the event commented on the overwhelming success of the charity dinner: "It was a fantastic evening enjoyed by all. It has always been our pleasure to be associated with the Hayatt Breast Cancer Foundation and sponsor the first annual charity gala dinner and more prominently the actual second charity gala. We are delighted to be involved in such a worthwhile cause and are thankful to all the generous donors who have helped raise this superb amount of tonight."

Dr. Labiba Temmim, Executive Director & Medical Affairs at the Ruqayah Abdulwahab Alqatami Breast Cancer Foundation said: "All proceeds from tonight's event will go towards the Hayatt Breast Cancer Foundation and will help sponsor treatment of Breast Cancer patients in Kuwait. We have established the first Hayatt Women Wellness Center where all diagnostic facilities will be available reinforcing the importance of early detection, which increases the possibility of full recovery from breast cancer. We hope that in very near future sister Hayatt centers will be opened in each governorate I am extremely grateful to everyone attended and would like to extend my gratitude and thanks to all who have contributed and supported our work.

" Working with Wataniya staff for this Breast Cancer Awareness Month Campaign, was an immense pleasure I would like to congratulate them for their professionalism, enthusiasm and efficiency. I am proud to have shared with them privileged exciting moments of true team work. Not to forget to thank Feras Abu Shaar for his immense generosity and thoughtfulness The song presented to you by Feras is going to market the song presented to you tonight , Part of the proceeds will go to "Hayatt" and part of the proceeds will be donated to a charity Foundation in the USA to encourage Breast Cancer Research.

Mrs. Mona Alghanim, Finance Director at the Ruqayah Abdulwahab Alqatami Breast Cancer Foundation said "I am extremely grateful to everyone attended and would like to extend my gratitude and thanks to all who have contributed and supported our noble cause. Tonights will help sponsor the treatments of several expatriate breast cancer patients living in Kuwait.

Guests enjoyed an evening of entertainment with a high-energy performance by famous Syrian singer Diva Wad Al Bahri.

It was followed by a Thank you from a Hayatt Breast Cancer Survivor who presented a photography book "Discovering Kuwait" all the proceeds will go to Hayatt.
The evening ended with a surprise tombola draw

During the month of October, Hayatt Breast Cancer Foundation conducted a number of activities one of which included hosting "Dr. Nael Al Naqeeb & Dr. Youssef Omar Memorial Lecture" with renowned oncologist Dr. Luis Compos, President "Oncology Consultants", Houston, Texas and President of Hayatt Scientific Advisory Board


About Hayatt
The "Hayatt" Association epitomizes noble service to the community. Hayatt was founded by an insightful grandmother who was touched by her grandson's short life to positively impact and serve underprivileged persons who have been afflicted by cancer. Importantly, this grand lady wanted to give them hope and to enlighten their life. As non-profit organization Hayatt employees graciously and voluntarily give their time and efforts to fulfill our mission to serve these people.

 






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