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37th Annual MS Gala Luncheon


January 24, 2020
10:00 AM EST - 1:30 PM EST

3.5 hours

In Person

Boca West Country Club
20583 Boca West Dr.
Boca Raton, FL 33434
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Join us for the cause, stay for the fun!

Our 37th Annual MS Gala Luncheon is a premier event where Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach communities and their business leaders come together for an afternoon of unforgettable fashions, upscale silent auction items, and to raise critical funds and awareness to help find a cure for multiple sclerosis.

Click here to view pictures from the 2019 MS Gala Luncheon.

2020 MS Hope Award Honoree

Maral BardakjianMaral Bardakjian is a Middle Eastern-born, Armenian-American housewife who has resided in Boca Raton, Florida since the age of 10yrs old. She is a mother of three children, Shant 17, Shiraz 14 and Chantal 8. She has been married for 18 years, to Jack Bardakjian, Director of Pre-owned Sales for the Experience Auto Group. Maral was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis 12 years ago at the age of 33. Raising kids and running a household while dealing with the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis has been both a challenge and a blessing for her. A few years ago, when a dear friend of theirs was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, she decided to join him in the fight to help find a cure for this life-altering, unpredictable disease that affects 2.3 million people globally.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Partner with the National MS Society and help support the Gala Luncheon through sponsorship! Together, we can help those living with MS live their best lives and become closer to our mission of a world free of MS! 

Become a Sponsor

Become a Sponsor


We are looking for volunteers to come and assist in a variety of roles including: Set-up, Registration, Raffle Sales, Silent Auction Assistants, and so much more. 



Thank You to Our 2020 Sponsors

Ultimate Software is a leading cloud provider of human capital management solutions. Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro® delivers HR, payroll, and talent management solutions designed to improve the employee experience at all levels of the organization. Founded in 1990, Ultimate supports thousands of customers representing diverse industries, managing millions of people worldwide.

Genentech is a biotechnology company dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. Our transformational discoveries include the first targeted antibody for cancer and the first medicine for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Hotwire Communications delivers customized fiber-optic solutions to residential communities, businesses and hotels across the nation, directly through our own fiber network and Fiber-to-the-Home technology, allowing us to offer Gigabit speeds with concierge level service.

Memorial Neuroscience Institute offers Everyday Extraordinary Care. We offer advanced diagnoses, comprehensive treatments and compassionate care for complex neurological conditions. Few medical centers in the community, our region or even the nation offer such a wide range of services or depth of neurological expertise.

Terra is an integrated development firm in South Florida focused on creating sustainable, design-oriented communities that enhance neighborhoods and bring people together. Founded in 2001 by father and son Pedro and David Martin, the company has played a significant role in the prosperous transformation of the region.

Founded over a century ago in 1901, we have a rich and colorful history of continuous improvement and innovation at Walgreens. From inventing the world’s first chocolate malted milkshake to the creation of one of the most popular and


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