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Most notable among fund raising events for the UCLA School of Medicinethis year is The New Millennium Ball, A Tribute to Healing, to be heldon March 23, 2000, at 20th Century Fox Studios. The gala dinner will featurerenowned recording artist and entertainer Garth Brooks, comedian Bill Maherand actor Brad Pitt to benefit The Aesculapians Fund, a major source ofdiscretionary money used to support student scholarships, to recruit andretain first rate physicians and scientists, and to initiate new researchand clinical programs. Pei designed UCLA Medical Center, due toopen in 2004, will be the world’s finest hospital,” said Dr. GeraldS. Levey, provost of UCLA Medical Sciences and dean of the UCLA Schoolof Medicine.”
Extremely popular and highly anticipated, the event has been chairedand underwritten by leaders of some of California’s major industries entertainment, fashion, publishing who have attracted support from theentire community, thus building a partnership based upon commitment, trust,and vision. Each year, the event’s net proceeds have increased substantially,establishing it as one of the most successful events of its kind in thecountry. The last Aesculapians Fund ball attracted 1,500 invited guestsand raised more than $3 million.
Organizer Brad Grey, chairman and CEO of Basic Entertainment, has broughta group of some of Hollywood’s top players to host the event. This year’sdinner chairmen of The New Millennium Ball are:
Mr. Peter Chernin, chairman and CEO, The Fox Group; Chairmanand COO, News Corporation Mr. Barry Diller, chairman and CEO,USA Networks, Inc. Mr. Brad Grey, chairman and CEO, Basic Entertainment Ms. Sherry Lansing, chairman and CEO, Paramount Pictures MotionPicture Group Mr. Barry Meyer, chairman and CEO, Warner Bros. Mr. Leslie Moonves, president and CEO, CBS Television Michael Ovitz, Artists Management Group Mr. Jeffrey Rosenthal,president and CEO, TV Fanfare Publications Mr. Scott Sassa, president,NBC West Coast Mr. Jim Wiatt, president and co CEO, William MorrisAgency
The UCLA School of Medicine is among the youngest and most successfulinstitutions of its kind in the United States. After opening its doorsin 1951, the School of Medicine experienced a rapid rise to prominenceas a world class research center, where over 5,000 applicants vie for the121 positions available annually.
The mission of the UCLA School of Medicine is to provide leadershipas a preeminent institution, fostering excellence in biomedical research,teaching, and patient care. For the entertainment lover,items to be auctioned include walk on parts in CBS’s “King of Queens”and “Everybody Loves Raymond,” and NBC’s “Fraiser”and “Providence.” Fox Studios has donated a signed “AllyMcBeal” script. Warner Bros.
Travel buffs can vie for a deluxe room and dinner at The Pavilions Restaurantdonated by the Four Seasons. Also on auction will be a roundtrip limousineride to Las Vegas to include two tickets to the pre and post party ofthe Billboard Awards show, the show itself, and a two night stay at a LasVegas hotel courtesy of Fox Studios.