MOORLACH UPDATE — Lupus Awareness — January 6, 2017

I only pursued two resolutions in my rookie season, which ended on August 31, 2016. The first one was to recognize May as California Lupus Awareness Month (see MOORLACH UPDATE — CRP and SR 65 — May 2, 2016 may 2, 2016 john moorlach).

Well, this simple gesture will now find me scheduled to be in San Jose on the night of Saturday, January 28th. If you live in the Bay Area, I would love to encourage you to consider attending the Lupus Foundation’s 4th Annual Purple Ribbons Award Dinner, as they have adopted the color purple (see

The Masters of Ceremonies is a weather announcer for NBC Bay Area, so they have kindly noticed this event in the piece below.

Lupus Foundations 4th Annual Purple

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On January 28,2017 the Lupus Foundation is hosting and featuring the great event, The 4th Annual Purple Ribbon Awards which honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the lupus community. NBC’S very own Rob Mayeda will be the emcee for this event.

These individuals personify LFNC’s vision of bridging the gap between life with lupus today and life without lupus tomorrow. The event is taking place in San Jose, at the Marriott downtown located on 301 Market Street. Join us for an evening of celebration from 6 pm to 9 pm and help us honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the lupus community.

Along with these amazing people and life stories a live band will be in attendance as well as some important figures in the lupus community including the face of lupus Jane Tiphayachan, Sen. Moorlach who was helpful to the legislation passing for lupus awareness, Rose Flores for being an outstanding community service member, Christy Sandburg, researcher and lead pediatrician at Stanford University.

Event details: Saturday January 28th

Where: San Jose, Downtown 301 Market Street Marriot.

Attire: Cocktail

Event time: 6 pm to 9 pm.

To purchase tickets click here.


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