Past Events

PAST EVENTS

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CRI’s 25th Anniversary Event: Honoring You

Boston Beach Party: Esther Esther 3D

CRI Circle of Friends Florida Party

CRI Circle of Friends Boston Party

Where Were You in 1989? CRI’s 20th Anniversary Event

Dining by Design

The Age of AIDS Preview Screening and Panel Discussion


25TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT: HONORING YOU

CRI 25th Anniversary Celebration Invitation

Thank you for joining us on Saturday April 12, 2014 at the iconic marc hall design atelier for a celebration of CRI’s 25 years of life-transforming research, which you made happen! Friends and colleagues gathered for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and great conversation in a beautiful space. It was wonderful to have you there! Click here for photos from the event.

Sponsors and Benefactors
marc hall design, 5 Star Travel Services, Dickinson Lab, Jonathan Crutchley, Club Café

Host Committee
John Devlin & Marc Hall, Jon Goode & Cary Raymond, Alfredo Hernandez Chavez, Jeremy Holman, Paul Moreno, Frank Ribaudo, Lisa Pintchman Rogers, Scott Sylvia, Susan Ulrich, Ann Webster


 

BOSTON BEACH PARTY: ESTHER ESTHER 3D

esther-boston-party-inviteThank you for joining us on March 24, 2012, at Boston’s landmark Club Café for CRI’s Boston Beach Party: EstherEsther 3D.

You escaped winter for a sunny evening of friends, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, videos, and surprises as you raised over $30K for CRI’s lifesaving HIV research and celebrated the wonderful, campy spirit of Provincetown summers and the legendary Esther Williams Water Ballet.

Click to see photos from the event.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the fun and success of this event!

Sponsors and Benefactors
Club Café, 5 Star Travel Services, Online Buddies, Eastern Bank, Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, Jim Bracciale & Richard Kestler, Ron Chapman & Crane McCune, DesLauriers & Associates, INC., Dickinson Lab, Heineken, Korbel, Ultimat, and Boston Spirit Magazine

Host Committee
Jim Bracciale, Dorian & Jorge DesLauriers, John Devlin & Marc Hall, Bill Farmer, Jon Goode & Cary Raymond, Rick Gosselin, Don Harpin & JP Scoville, Bobby Kelley, Paul Moreno, Rich Parritz, Lisa Pintchman Rogers, Frank Ribaudo & Joe Posa, Jonathan Scott, Rich Scott, Bernice Steisel, Oriana Van Daele

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CRI CIRCLE OF FRIENDS FLORIDA PARTY

florida_party_invitation-thumb Gorgeous location, beautiful weather, delicious food and drinks, a great DJ, and all of you made the CRI Circle of Friends Florida Party 2011 a great success! Thank you to everyone who attended, supported, and helped at this event. We missed those who couldn’t make it, but it is never too late to support exciting new studies that have the potential to provide more effective treatment options and safer drug regimens to people living with HIV here and around the world!

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Sponsors and Benefactors
Christine Allen, Randy Bullard and Eduardo Hepp, Dickinson, Gourmet Station, Vicky Haw, Scott Huizenga, Larry Hyer, Bobby Kelley and Glenn Diadone, Ford Kinder, Online Buddies

Hosts
Jonathan Appelbaum, MD, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, Edwin DeJesus, MD, Orlando Immunology Center, Orlando, FL, Ford Kinder, MD, Kinder Medical Group, Miami, FL, Gerald Pierone, MD, AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the, Treasure Coast, Fort Pierce, FL

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CRI CIRCLE OF FRIENDS BOSTON PARTY

Boston-Party-Invitation-ThumbThank you for joining CRI on Saturday, November 7, 2009, for the first CRI Circle of Friends Boston Party!

Thanks to your generous support, the evening of new friends, dear friends, fun, food, cocktails, and entertainment was a huge success, raising funds for CRI’s leading-edge HIV research studies.

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Sponsors and Benefactors
Beaujolais Catering, Robert Beck, Dickinson Associations, Gilead, Crane McCune & Ron Chapman, and Brian Patton

Hosts
Charles Fletcher & Bill Hulseman

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WHERE WERE YOU IN 1989?

where-where-you-1989-thumbMany of you joined us at Club Café as we created Community Research Initiative of New England (CRI). For 20 years, you’ve helped us bring leading-edge HIV/AIDS clinical research and lifesaving treatment to our community.

Thank you for joining us again as we honored CRI’s 20 years of leading the way in AIDS Research on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at Club Café.

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DINING BY DESIGN (DBD)

DIFFA-Thumbnail Thank you for joining us at DINING BY DESIGN Boston 2008, December 5–6, 2008.

We were thrilled to have DIFFA’s signature event DBD return to Boston December 5–6, 2008. Once again, Boston’s most extraordinary designers, artists, and personalities came together to showcase their remarkable talent for creating astonishing tabletop environments. The event was truly a feast for the eyes, body, and heart.

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THE AGE OF AIDS PREVIEW SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION

wgbh-AIDS-FILM-eventTo listen to or view the entire Panel Discussion please visit forum.wgbh.org.

On May 3, 2006, CRI and WGBH co-hosted an event to promote the FRONTLINE documentary series The Age of AIDS.

The evening included a reception, film clips, and a panel discussion by HIV experts. The panel included (from left to right): Renata Simone, the series producer and reporter, Dr. David Ho, from the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Dr. Cal Cohen, CRI’s Scientific Director, Dr. Heidi Behforouz , Director of the PACT Project, Dr. Jim Kim, co-founder of Partners in Health, and William Dodge, one of the first patients to receive the triple cocktail.

Wainwright Bank sponsored the event. For more information on The Age of AIDS series, which premiered May 30 at 9 pm, please visit www.frontline.org/aids.