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The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research Hosts K.I.S.S. Chicago 2013

CHICAGO (November 6, 2012) — The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) is hosting its major benefit, K.I.S.S. (Kick in to Stop Sarcoidosis) on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at River East Art Center in downtown Chicago.

This magical Arabian Nights-themed evening will bring together hundreds of supporters to raise funds in support of sarcoidosis research. Event entertainment features creative cocktails, strolling dinner catered by Entertaining Company, blackjack, roulette, music by DJ Peter Canellis, dancing, and other delights of the One Thousand and One variety! In addition, exclusive and unique experiential auction items will be up for bid during our amazing silent auction, and one lucky person will be the winner of a $1,000 cash raffle! Saharan Chic Attire Encouraged!

Proceeds from the event fund FSR’s education and research initiatives including a nationwide awareness campaign and grant program which supports researchers working to find better treatment and ultimately a cure for the disease. K.I.S.S. current sponsors include Sloan Valve, Foley & Lardner LLP, Lakeshore Sport and Fitness, and NBC-5.

Tickets are $175 per person and available for purchase by clicking here, or by calling: (866) 358-KISS (5477).

Kick In to Stop Sarcoidosis® (K.I.S.S.).
As a result of the annual KISS Campaign, the Foundation has awarded nearly $1 million to support innovative research projects leading to an additional $1.2 million in subsequent awards for our researchers. Through these grants, we hope to realize the promise of victory, and someday “KISS”™ sarcoidosis goodbye.

Be a part of the campaign this year by planning a KISS event in your town. Raise funds to support FSR while unleashing your creativity. Anything goes! FSR can provide you with KISS logos and other materials to help your efforts.

To plan a KISS event in your city, contact the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research and request an event handbook.

For more information about the KISS Campaign and sponsorship or donation opportunities, please contact the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research at 312-341-0500.

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