Jeff JD Wood
New York, NY
Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 at 6:30pm
HealthCorps® (www.healthcorps.org) will take its fight against child obesity to the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City for its Sixth Annual Gala, "Garden of Angels," to honor ABC "World News Tonight" Anchor and child advocate Diane Sawyer and actor, producer and Founder of Bicycle For a Day Matthew Modine for their contributions to the health and well-being of American youth. Co-Founders of HealthCorps, Dr. Mehmet Oz, heart surgeon and Emmy® Award-winning talk show host, and his wife Liza Oz, are the event Co-Chairs. Dr. Mehmet Oz will serve as master of ceremonies.
Proceeds raised at the Gala will be used to establish HealthCorps' mentoring program in additional high schools across the country and launch new initiatives, including "HealthCorps University" to educate teachers nationwide on the program's nutrition, fitness and mental strength curriculum. To purchase tickets, please visit https://www.healthcorps.org/gardenofangels.
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