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What: 20th Anniversary “Sweetness and Laughter” and “See the Light” Awards Gala

When: Saturday, March 10, 2018, starting at noon

Where: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

 

  • Featuring the ILLUSIONISTSTM – Live from BroadwayTM:
  • Sumptuous Reception catered by the Breakers and culminating with a private Dessert Reception in the Exclusive Founders Room
  • Exciting updates on the progress made with Research, Testing, and Education programs.
  • We will pay tribute to our “See the Light” Honorees over the years.
  • We will hear more inspiring stories of children and families.
  • We will also celebrate the MFRF Partnership as the Affiliate of National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases.

What: Genetic Testing and Education Fair

When: Dates in 2018 will be announced shortly

Where: Palm Beach County, Additional location to be announced

Why: Do you KNOW what’s in your genes?!  Over 200 diseases will be tested for; last year there was a 50% detection rate. (Don’t like blood tests? Test uses saliva!)

Past Events

What: South Florida Genetic Testing and Education Fair

When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Where: Health and Wellness Fair at Nova Southeastern University – Florida

Why: Do you KNOW what’s in your genes?! We are proud to partner with Nova Southeastern University and JScreen to host a Genetic Screening event on Wednesday, October 25th from 10am to 2pm in Broward. Spread the word!!! #genetictesting

First 50 people to pre-register (with insurance) receive FREE screening. After that, screening is subsidized to $149 with insurance (usually an $1100 test).

Over 200 diseases will be tested for; last year there was a 50% detection rate. (Don’t like blood tests? Test uses saliva!)

Past Screening & Testing Events