Bill Kurtis to Host First ‘Art of Living Gala’ on February 28, 2009
Legendary Broadcaster and Humanitarian Helps Launch Event Honoring Local Boy
Duchenne, the most common form of childhood muscular dystrophy, is a progressive and fatal muscle disorder affecting boys and young men that causes the loss of muscle function, wheelchair dependency and a decline in respiratory and cardiac function.
The Liam Hiatt Foundation was founded by Mr. and Mrs. Hiatt, Liam’s grandparents, along with his maternal grandfather,
The Liam Hiatt Art of Living Gala is based on the Hiatt family mantra, “The art of living is to live a life well lived.” While the evening will explain the impact of Duchenne and the promise of research on the horizon, the goal is for attendees to have fun and celebrate the spirit of family. Guests will be able to participate in a silent auction, live auction, and enjoy first class food and drinks.
To find out more about The Liam Hiatt Art of Living Gala, visit
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1994 by parents of children with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. The organization’s mission is to improve the treatment, quality of life and long-term outlook for all individuals affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy through research, advocacy, education and compassion. PPMD is headquartered in
SOURCE Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy