The Joel A. Gingras Jr. Memorial Foundation Annual Gala at the Union League

The organization has raised more than $1.4 million for the American Brain Tumor Association since 1989.

Joel-A-Gingras-Memorial-Gala-05-5562-Kate-Bieg-Jim-Bieg-Regina-McKenna-Chris-Philipps-400x400Saturday night at the Union League the Joel A. Gingras Jr. Memorial Foundation held its annual gala. The memorial fund has raised more than $1,400,000 for the American Brain Tumor Association since 1989.

Seventeen research fellowships have been awarded with funding provided by the Joel A. Gingras Jr. fund. These fellowships have increased research into brain tumors and have started the careers of talented and dedicated scientists. The evening began with a cocktail party and then a dinner program in the newly finished Lincoln Hall.


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