Moffitt Cancer Center Partners with Don Shula on Tampa Restaurant Re-opening

February 16, 2016

WHO:             Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, will co-host an event in conjunction with Don Shula, to celebrate the kick off of the re-imagined “No Name Lounge” at Shula’s Steak House at the Intercontinental Hotel in Tampa. 

WHAT:          The event will be hosted by HSN President Bill Brand, Moffitt’s Founder H. Lee Moffitt and wife Dianne, Moffitt’s President & CEO Dr. Alan List, Gerdau EVP Dr. Peter Campo and wife Julie, and ESPN Monday Night Football Analyst Jon Gruden and wife Cindy, who sits on Moffitt’s Foundation Board of Directors. Coach Don Shula will also be in attendance. 

At the event, a luxury auction will take place benefiting The Shula Fund at Moffitt Cancer Center, a foundation that supports cutting-edge research projects that will generate new treatment and prevention strategies for breast cancer patients in Florida and beyond.

Since the inception of The Shula Fund, $2.3 million has been raised for breast cancer research. 

WHEN:         Thursday, Feb. 18, 6 - 8 p.m. 

WHERE:       Intercontinental Tampa

                    4860 W. Kennedy Blvd.        

                    Tampa, FL 33609 

CONTACT:  For more information, or to RSVP, contact Special Events Officer Sonia Cerundolo at Sonia.Cerundolo@Moffitt.org or 813-745-2243. 

Complimentary valet will be provided. 

*B-roll and photos available upon request. 

About Moffitt Cancer Center
Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. One of the three largest cancer centers in the United States based on patient volume, the Tampa-based facility is one of only 45 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the top-ranked cancer hospital in Florida and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. Moffitt devotes more than 2 million square feet to research and patient care. With more than 5,000 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $1.9 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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