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  • A Transatlantic Burns Supper

    Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 06:30 PM · $130.00 USD
    Fort Lauderdale Country Club in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    If you're in or near Fort Lauderdale, FL you won't want to miss A Transatlantic Burns Supper, fundraiser for the IFOPA and the first of its kind in the United States. A Burns Supper is an annual celebration of the Scottish national poet, Robert Burns, and includes traditional food, drinks, poetry, music, and a lot of fun! Hosted by Gail & Richard Simcox, special friends of the FOP community, A Transatlantic Burns Supper is sure to please Scots and Scots-at-heart while raising money to support research at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Tickets are $130 per person or $120 for parties of 6 or 8. Ticket price includes a welcoming drink, 4-course meal including wine, tea or coffee, a piper, a dram of Scotch whiskey for toasts, speeches and Burns poems. Tickets are limited!

    For more information about the event, contact Richard at or Joan and Bob Hathaway at 
  • Webinar: Research Strategies of the IFOPA

    Friday, February 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    87 cents of every dollar raised by the IFOPA funds programs and services for the FOP community with the majority of those dollars funding research grants, the FOP Registry and other research infrastructure projects, as well as meetings that foster research collaboration.

    Join us February 28 at Noon EST for a webinar with Adam Sherman, IFOPA's Director of Research Development & Partnerships, to learn about all of the ways the IFOPA advances FOP research in the United States and around the world.

    Sign up now 


  • Joshua's Future of Promises 2020 Bingo for a Cure

    Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 01:00 PM

    Make plans to join us for the 13th annual Joshua's Future of Promises Bingo for a Cure in honor of Joshua Scoble! Doors open at 10:30 am and games begin at 1:00 pm. 

    Tickets: $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Ticket package allows you to play every game and you may purchase additional boards. Tickets are limited so buy them early! Reservations suggested! Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket for entry! To purchase tickets, contact Chrissy at

    All games have a cash prize of at least $200. Guaranteed $4,000 payout. Grand Prize will be $1,000 cash! There will be lots of exciting raffles, drawings, and a huge Basket Raffle Auction.

    Proceeds benefit Joshua's Future Of Promises.

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