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GLOBAL LYME ALLIANCE Hosts the GLA GLOBAL GALA 2022 in New York City

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GLOBAL LYME ALLIANCE Hosts the GLA GLOBAL GALA 2022 in New York City

GLOBAL LYME ALLIANCE Hosts the GLA GLOBAL GALA 2022 in New York City

GLOBAL LYME ALLIANCE Hosts the GLA GLOBAL GALA 2022 in New York City

The Global Lyme Alliance held their Global Gala 2022 at Cipriani 42nd Street, hosted by Good Day New York co-host, Rosanna Scotto.

Rosanna Scotto, Co-host of Fox 5 ”Good Day New York (Photo credit- PMC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that over 476,000 people each year get Lyme disease.

The annual gala brings together leaders in business, entertainment, and science, and to help the GLA conquer the disease.

The event raises Lyme disease awareness and funds for research to improve diagnostics and treatments and ultimately find a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. The spectacular and one-of-a-kind gala was a night to remember for invited celebrities, business leaders, and top scientists alike.

Paul B. Ross, Kim Cleworth, Atty Cleworth, Laura MacNeill (Photo Credit: BFA)

The evening’s honored guests included Kim & Atty Cleworth, A mother and daughter who have been impacted by Lyme. They are also Executive Producers of the film, I’m Not Crazy I’m Sick. An exclusive preview was shown to the audience of the documentary about their struggle.

A highlight of New York’s philanthropic calendar, this year’s event raised more than $1.85 million to advance GLA’s mission to conquer Lyme. A live auction led by Jason Lamoreaux auctioned items including a trilogy of sports events, travel experiences and a golf weekend with professional Jimmy Walker for which bidding was keen. The GLA has gained national prominence for funding the most promising research in the field

Rosanna Scotto and Erich Bergen (Star of Madam Secretary & Broadway play Jersey Boys) Photo credit PMC

The evening program began with cocktails and dinner, a video contribution by Debbie Gibson, and speech by Broadway Star Ashley Loren, on the impact that Lyme disease has had on their lives. The event was hosted by master of ceremoniesRosanna Scotto, Co-Host of FOX 5 “Good Day New York.” The evening also featured an exceptional live performance by Recording Artist Pia Toscano and later in the night, Erich Bergen, Star of Madam Secretary and both the stage and screen versions of Jersey Boys.

Ashley Loren (Photo Credit: PMC)

Pia Toscano (Recording Artist) (Photo credit: PMC)

Celebrated event planner Larry Scott of Lawrence Scott Events produced the gala experience by donating his designs and décor to the virtuous cause for the fourth year in a row, showcasing his long-standing dedication to the Lyme community.

Alexa Luria and Matt Peterson (Photo credit: BFA)

Special Thanks to Lawlor Media Group

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