The 10th Annual Celebration for Life dinner was held Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Smith & Wollensky Restaurant at Easton. Nearly 200 guests were in attendance at the event which benefits The James Fund for Life, an annual campaign to advance research and technology at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. Together, The James Fund for Life Annual Fund and Celebration for Life 2010 raised $1.26 million which will purchase new technology as part of the expansion of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. The 2011 Honorary Chairs were Patti and Steve Steniour.
Top row: Abigail and Les Wexner, Judy and Steve Tuckerman.
Bottom row: Mike and Ani Caligiuri, Steve and Patti Steinour, Carole and Dave Schuller.
Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center and CEO of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute welcomes attendees to Celebration for Life.
Abigail and Les Wexner, James Fund for Life Annual Fund Chairs, celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Celebration for Life.
Judy and Steve Tuckerman, Celebration for Life event chairs, thank 2011 supporters for helping to raise $1.26 million.
Paul Yessenow, Joyce and Michael Hallet, LaDonna Solove and Cheryl Krueger prepare for an evening to benefit new technology in the new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.
Peter and Susan Horvath and Sharen and Charles Turney stop for a moment before Celebration for Life 2011.
Audrey Tuckerman, Alan and Lisa Hinson, Jeri Block and Bobby Schottenstein await the beginning of the evenings’ festivities.
The stage is set at Smith & Wollensky .