T.J. Martell Foundation Celebrates 40th Anniversary – Oct. 15

New York, New York October 12, 2015 – An All-Rock Star line up has been announced for the The T.J. Martell Foundation 40th Anniversary New York Honors Gala to be held at Cipriani on Wall Street on Thursday, October 15, 2015. In addition to this year’s honorees the event will be hosted by original MTV VJ’s Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman and Alan Hunter. Legendary rock superstars Alice Cooper, Foreigner and REO Speedwagon, TRAIN’S Pat Monahan and new pop artist Grace will be among those attending the event which is themed “Top 40” to coincide with the Foundation’s 40th Anniversary. Superstar maker and music industry icon Clive Davis will also attend. Red Carpet arrivals begin at 6pm. Media requested to reserve spot on red carpet in advance with press contact noted below.

The 40th Anniversary Honors Gala will honor John Amato, Co-President of Guggenheim Media’s Entertainment Group, Bruce Bozzi Sr., Co-Founder and Co-Owner of the Palm Restaurants and Palm Restaurant Group, Wally Ganzi, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of the Palm Restaurants and Palm Restaurant Group, Janice Min, Co-President and Chief Creative Officer of Guggenheim Media’s Entertainment Group, Dinesh Paliwal, Chairman, President and CEO of HARMAN International and John Varvatos, Chairman of John Varvatos and President and CEO of John Varvatos Records. In recognition of further research and medical treatments the Foundation will also announce the newly created Clive Davis Research Fellow Award, an annual grant bestowed upon a young investigator whose dedication has made innovative strides and extensive research in cancer and AIDS. Red carpet begins at 6pm est.

About the t.J. Martell Foundation:

The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s largest foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding cures for leukemia, cancer and AIDS. The Foundation, headquartered in New York, is a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was founded in 1975 by music industry executive Tony Martell and his colleagues in loving memory of his son T.J., who died of leukemia. The Foundation has provided more than $270 million dollars for research that supports top hospitals in the United States.

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