Beth LaPorta · Event Services at LMT
This is an amazing outcome and for such a great cause. Congrats to Mike on all of his hard work!
Posted Aug 09, 2011 in Industry News
Astra Tech Dental District Sales Manager Michael Reina recently competed in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Long Island Chapter's "Man & Woman of the Year" campaign, a spirited competition in which participants use their leadership abilities to raise money for blood cancer research. Reina was the campaign's runner up, having raised over $50,000 of the estimated $300,000 campaign total, and will have an LLS-funded research grant named in honor of his extraordinary efforts.
For Reina, the cause has a particularly personal meaning: his Godfather and uncle, John Ruffino, lost his battle with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in April, 2010. His participation in the campaign honors his uncle's legacy.
For more information, contact Nicole Kowaleski, Deputy Executive Director of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Long Island Chapter at: 631-752-8500 or Nicole.Kowaleski@LLS.ORG.
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