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Countdown to the 23rd Virtual Gala Series: 1st Event

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Curing the 2020 Bitterness and Sadness with
“Sweetness and Laughter”
Virtual Gala Mini-Series

Please join us for fast-paced multimedia engagements over the next few months to see the updates in research and treatments, genetic screening, and nursing student education.

First Mini Event:

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 7:00-7:30 p.m. ET
The first of 3 events, this gala includes laughter, live video, and an open discussion with this year’s first See the Light Awards honoree, Dr. Gavin Corcoran the Chief Research and Development Officer for SIo Gene Therapies.

What: Genetic Testing and Education Fair DELAYED
The Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation is partnering with JScreen to offer free screening to the first 70 people to sign up. The tests are valued at $1,000

When: TBD

Where: In-home event… more details to follow!

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!)

How: More details to follow

Past Events

22 Still So Much to Do

The 22nd Anniversary Sweetness and Laugher Gala took place on Facebook Live on Sunday, March 15, 2020.

What: South Florida Genetic Testing and Education Fair

When: Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 10 AM – 2 PM

Where: Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center

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 30th from 10am to 2pm at the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center. 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