2014 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala Committee
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Friday
Nov 3, 2017
7 PM – 11 PM Grand Ballroom Dyker Beach Golf Course 1030 86th Street (86th St & 7th Ave), Brooklyn, NY 11228 cocktail reception ∙ 4-course dinner ∙ full open bar ∙ raffle & 50/50 prizes ∙ dessert ∙ dancing   Honorees Leadership Award – Dr. L. Clifford “C. diff Cliff” McDonald, MD Dr. McDonald graduated from Northwestern University Medical School, completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Michigan State University, and an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the University of South Alabama, following which he completed a fellowship in Medical Microbiology at Duke University. Past positions have included Associate Investigator at the National…...Read More
Saturday
Jun 3, 2017
Toss to Stop C. Diff Loss Judy Dexter Memorial Picnic & Cornhole Tournament Saturday, June 3, 2017 12 PM – 5 PM Highland, MD   Please join the Dexter Family & Peggy Lillis Foundation for the Fourth Annual Toss to Stop C. Diff Loss: Judy Dexter Memorial Picnic and Cornhole Tournament! This year will include the same great family, friends, food, and fundraising but with a twist: a different location. The event will be held at Chuck Dexter (Dad)’s house! Get your tickets now! Please save the date, and we’ll look forward to seeing you and hopefully some new faces too!...Read More
Friday
Oct 21, 2016
  7 PM – 11 PM Grand Ballroom Dyker Beach Golf Course 1030 86th Street (86th St & 7th Ave), Brooklyn, NY 11228 cocktail reception ∙ 4-course dinner ∙ full open bar ∙ raffle & 50/50 prizes ∙ dessert ∙ dancing Join us! $95 per person or become a sponsor and get multiple tickets! Can’t join us in Brooklyn? Support PLF by donating today.   2016 HONOREES Leadership Award Mount Sinai Health System Innovators Award Northwell CDIFFerently Care Team Advocates Award New York State Senator Martin Golden Former New York State Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson 2016 SPONSORS as of October 13th, 2016…...Read More
Saturday
Jun 4, 2016
            Saturday, June 4, 2016 12 PM – 5 PM Savage Park 8400 Fair St, Savage, MD 20763 We are thrilled to have the Dexter family host their 3rd Annual Picnic and Cornhole Tournament in memory of the late Judy. Last year, the Dexters raised more than $10,000 to support PLF’s mission. In 2014, we honored them with our first-ever Advocates Award. Click below to learn more and join us on June 4, or to donate in memory of Judy. Toss to Stop C. diff Loss...Read More
Friday
Oct 23, 2015
  7 PM – 11 PM Grand Ballroom | Dyker Beach Golf Course 1030 86th Street Brooklyn, NY 11228 Join PLF to celebrate 5 years of fighting C. diff infections through education and advocacy Cocktail Reception ∙ 4 Course Dinner ∙ Open Bar ∙ Raffles, 50/50 ∙ Dessert & Dancing   2015 Honorees JUST ANNOUNCED Congresswoman Yvette Clarke to receive PLF’s 2015 Advocates Award! Read Rep. Clarke’s Biography Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. Lawrence J. Brandt Read Dr. Brandt’s Biography Innovator Award Dr. Trevor Lawley Read Dr. Lawley’s Biography   Join Us!          2015 Gala Sponsors List in formation…...Read More
Saturday
May 30, 2015
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Saturday
May 30, 2015
The second annual Toss to Stop C. diff Loss was held on Saturday, May 30 at Savage Park in Maryland. Organized by the family of Judy Dexter, it is a lasting tribute to a beloved mother and grandmother who lost her fight against C. diff on May 30, 2013. Judy fought the disease for 6 months with courage, faith and a strong spirit. This year, the picnic raised over $10,000 to support the Peggy Lillis Foundation’s work!...Read More
Friday
Oct 24, 2014
The Peggy Lillis Foundation’s 5th Annual FIGHT C. DIFF Gala was our most successful to date. Held in the Grand Ballroom at Dyker Beach Golf Course on Friday, October 24th, FIGHT C. DIFF 2014 welcomed 225 supporters, patient safety advocates, corporate leaders and community members for an exciting evening which included honoring Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Dr. Bruce Hirsch and Dr. Gerard Honig, and the family of Judy Dexter, who lost her life to a C. diff infection in May 2013. The Gala raised more than $55,000 to support PLF’s mission of C. diff education and advocacy. PLF co-founders Christian…...Read More
Friday
Oct 18, 2013
From the moment Congresswoman Louise Slaughter told the crowd “I feel like I knew Peggy” to when the last raffle winner was called, The Peggy Lillis Memorial Foundation’s 4th Annual FIGHT C. DIFF Gala was a colossal success. We raised over $50,000 to combat C. diff infections through education and advocacy – making it our most financially successful fundraiser to date! We also provided important information on the C. diff epidemic and how people can take an active role in helping us to raise awareness. We were pleased to have our 2012 honoree Dr. Martin Blaser join us to present…...Read More