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May 14, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

In Person

Crystal Tea Room
100 E Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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The Women Against MS (WAMS) Luncheon, one of the National MS Society's premier fundraising campaigns, is an empowering way for women to unite with other women in the movement to create a world free of MS.

While much remains unknown about MS, researchers know that multiple sclerosis affects women in far greater numbers than men. In fact, MS is at least two to three times more common in women than in men. Across the nation, women from all walks of life are joining together through the WAMS initiative. WAMS serves to educate women about MS and to broaden their knowledge about the work and mission of the National MS Society. Funds raised through this annual luncheon and auction are dedicated to services and programs for local people living with MS, in addition to research into the cause, cure and treatment of the disease. 


2020 Woman of Spirit Award Recipient: Gina Clark, AmerisourceBergen

Gina Clark is executive vice president and chief communications & administration officer for AmerisourceBergen where she oversees strategic communications, marketing, government affairs, human resources and corporate citizenship. In May 2016, Ms. Clark was named the president of the AmerisourceBergen Foundation, the company’s charitable 501(c)3. With more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Ms. Clark’s dynamic and insightful leadership supports one of the world’s largest global pharmaceutical services companies. Her expertise also includes thought leadership, public relations, managed care contracting, strategic marketing, board management, corporate citizenship and strategic development.   (see full bio here)

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Tickets are now available for purchase online.

Can't make it to the event, but still want to show your support for Women Against MS and the National MS Society? Make a donation in any amount today!

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Silent & Chance Auction


Come prepared to bid and purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win some amazing prizes! The auction opens at 11am and ends at the start of the program.

Interested in donating an auction item? Complete the form and return it to stephanie.marakowski@nmss.org

Committee List

  • Co-Chairs and Vice Chairs
    • Linda McAleer (Founding Chair)
    • Molly Shepard (Co-Chair)
    • Judy Spires (Co-Chair)
    • Wendi Wasik (Co-Chair)
    • Rhonda Cates (Vice-Chair)
    • Christina Wilson (Vice-Chair)
  • Committee Members
    • Marissa Blank
    • Cindy Bertrando
    • Marci Dwyer
    • Pari Hashemi
    • Jill Michal
    • Shelley Potente
    • Lori Reiner
    • Traeci Simmons
    • Kristin Zeigler

Thank You To Our Sponsors

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Contact information

Stephanie Marakowski
Stephanie.marakowski@nmss.org


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