Tickets Now on Sale for ‘Taste for Empowerment for Spina Bifida’

Space is limited for October 27th event at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

Online PR News – 06-October-2011 – – Tickets are available for the Spina Bifida Resource Network’s its fourth annual Taste for Empowerment at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center on October 27th at 6 p.m. This year’s event will honor the work of Dr. Kenneth Glassberg, director of the Division of Pediatric Urology and professor of urology at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. In addition, the Division of Pediatric Urology at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center will receive the fist-ever Spina Bifida Resource Network (SBRN) Synergy award for its work with children and families with Spina Bifida.

Spina Bifida is a birth defect of the spine resulting in a spectrum of lifelong physical and developmental challenges. SBRN is a non-profit that provides nursing and social service coordination for families in New York and New Jersey.

The Taste for Empowerment for Spina Bifida will feature an exotic sampling of gourmet food, wines and liquors; a jazz performance by BD Lenz and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Spina Bifida Resource Network, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit which delivers direct family support and one of the nation’s only organizations to provide nursing and case management. Spina Bifida is the most frequently occurring, permanently disabling birth defect in the United States.
Tickets are available for $100 each and can be purchased online by visiting: or call 908-782-7475. Space is limited so please reserve your tickets today.

This year’s Taste for Empowerment has been made possible thanks to the following sponsors: Cabrini Wines, JTE Spirits, Brooklyn Brewery, W.J. Deutsch Spirits, LLC, New Jersey Pediatric Neurological Associates, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, United Medical Providers, Summit Express Medical Supply, Ameriprise Financial, the Integra Foundation and 180 Medical, Inc