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Keep Memory Alive’s 20th Annual Power of Love™ Gala
Celebrates 90th Birthday of the Legendary Tony Bennett,
May 21, 2016
Las Vegas event shines spotlight on Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and raises funds for the fight against brain diseases
PR Newswire – Wednesday, January 6, 2016, Las Vegas
On Saturday, May 21, 2016, Keep Memory Alive will host its extravagant 20th annual Power of Love™ gala at MGM Grand Garden Arena” honoring Tony Bennett with a spectacular 90th birthday celebration. True to its now-legendary style, the Power of Love gala will feature one-of-a-kind performances, exciting live auctions, remarkable wine and cocktails and exquisite cuisine by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck. Now in its 20th year, the gala continues to raise funds in support of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
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Tony Bennett, who recently visited Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health commented, “During my tour of the Center, I saw first-hand the incredible care provided and ground-breaking initiatives in place, and I am honored to know that all proceeds from this 90th birthday event will benefit Keep Memory Alive and Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.”
Tony Bennett, legendary performer and 18-time Grammy winner, has thrilled sold-out audiences worldwide for more than 70 years, selling ten million records in the last ten years alone. Known for timeless hits including “The Way You Look Tonight,” “It Don’t Mean a Thing If You Ain’t Got That Swing,” and more, Bennett has released more than 70 albums, charting 30 singles, and is a recipient of 18 Grammy Awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award.
“We are incredibly excited and humbled to honor Tony Bennett with a magnificent birthday celebration at this year’s Power of Love gala,” said Larry Ruvo, founder and chairman of Keep Memory Alive. “We want all soon-to-be 90 year-olds to have the same vivacious spirit as Tony, which is the reason why we have this event every year: to support the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health’s continued efforts toward enhanced treatments and research of horrendous brain diseases.”
Previous Power of Love galas have celebrated the 70th birthday of boxing legend Muhammad Ali in 2012 and the 80th birthday celebration for Quincy Jones and Sir Michael Caine in 2013. Last year’s gala hosted some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry including Celine Dion, Martina McBride, Robin Thicke and more as they honored Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli and his wife Veronica. Generating the bulk of Keep Memory Alive’s revenue, the annual gala is imperative to the success of Keep Memory Alive and the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in the mission to enhance treatments and research of brain diseases.
About Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health:
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health provides state-of-the-art care for cognitive disorders and for the family members of those who suffer from them. The physicians and staff at the Center for Brain Health continuously work towards the development of early diagnosis and the advancement of knowledge concerning mild cognitive disorders, which could one day delay or prevent their onset. Patients receive expert diagnosis and treatment at the Center for Brain Health, which offers a multidisciplinary patient-focused approach to diagnosis and treatment, promoting collaboration across all care providers, offering patients a complete continuum of care and infusing education and research into all that it does. The facility, designed by Frank Gehry, houses clinical space, a diagnostic center, neuroimaging rooms, physician offices, laboratories devoted to clinical research and the Keep Memory Alive Event Center. For more information, visit www.clevelandclinic.org/brainhealth.
About Keep Memory Alive:
Keep Memory Alive, whose mission is to provide enhanced treatment and ultimately cures for patients and their families suffering from neurocognitive disorders, raises awareness and funds in support of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. By supporting Keep Memory Alive and its fight against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s, frontotemporal dementia, multiple sclerosis and multiple system atrophy, we can ensure progress towards better treatments and ultimately cures will occur in Las Vegas. For additional information call (702) 263-9797 or visit www.keepmemoryalive.org.
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Contacts:Tony Bennett on Keep Memory Alive