Thank you for making this an unforgettable evening.

Photos by Matt Godfrey and Priscilla White. For a complete album of photos, click here.

All proceeds support NLM’s education and outreach programs.

2017 Glass Auction & Gala Host Committee:

Reverend Bonnie Camarda, Salvation Army
Provost JoAnne A. Epps,
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Christopher J. Ferguson,
Captain, USN (Ret.), NASA Astronaut (Former)
President John A. Fry, Drexel University
Joseph H. Jacovini, Dilworth Paxson
Thomas R. Kline, Kline & Specter, P.C.

Kyra G. McGrath, WHYY
The Honorable Sandra Mazer Moss
(Ret.),
Sheller Center for Social Justice,
Temple University Beasley School of Law

Dean Theodore W. Ruger,
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Jane Scaccetti,
Drucker & Scaccetti
Joe H. Tucker, Jr., Tucker Law Group



Thank you to our generous sponsors
:

Diamond Presenting Sponsor
American Airlines/Sue Stevens
Borowsky Family Foundation
Lindy Communities/Alan, Elaine and Frank Lindy

Ruby Sponsors
The Sheller Family Foundation

Emerald Sponsors
Phillip Cannella and Joann Small Cannella,
Crash Proof Retirement®
Bernie and Jo Kelley
Kline & Specter, P.C
Reed Smith LLP
Ed & Cyma Satell
Adele Schaeffer
SEI Private Wealth Management
Arlene & Norman Silvers

Sapphire Sponsors
Miriam Bernstein
Suzanne & Norman Cohn
Brian Daggett & Franz Rabauer
Brian & Sherry Effron
Vickie & Jack Farber
Gary Frank/LCG, Ltd.
The Haverford Trust Company
Sharon Karmazin, David Greene, and Dina Elkins
Herb & Joyce Kean
Scannapieco Development Corporation/
Tom & Alycia Scannapieco

Amethyst Sponsors
Dr. Nigel Brown & Ms. Sofia Brown
Tom Caramanico
CBIZ
Nicholas & Kathleen Chimicles
Bob & Shelby Ford

Amethyst Sponsors continued
Jefferson Health
Joan P. Kahn
Dan & Cathy Kaufman
Elaine Kligerman
Legacy Advisors, LLC
Dean Theodore W. Ruger/
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Etta Winigrad
Joseph & Renee Zuritsky

Pearl Sponsors
Arena Strategies
Berger & Montague
Irwin & Phyllis Browarsky
Buckley & Company
Drexel University
Drexel University College of Nursing
& Health Professions
Duane Morris
Duffy + Partners, Philadelphia Lawyers
Richard & Peggy Greenawalt
William Kelly
Ben C. Martin
Mattioni, LTD
Manny Pokotilow & Marcy C. Panzer
The Salvation Army
Temple University Beasley School of Law
The Honorable Diane & Mr. Rich Welsh
Jeff & Jenifer Westphal

Learn about our honorees

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Join us with your family, on Saturday, June 9 at 11am, for an engaging exploration of friendship, acceptance, respect, and kindness. Using puppets, props, and lots of imagination, author and illustrator Staci Schwartz will lead an interactive reading of her book, The New Bear on the Block. Your family will receive their very own signed copy of the book, along with a special Hide-and-Seek Adventure Map of the National Liberty Museum personally designed by Staci. Learn more.

Sound + Vision Exhibition on Display April 6 - June 10

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Learn about our exciting Closing Event for this exhibit.

Shown: Violin by Etai Rahmil. Photo by Steven Toney.

"Pay What You Wish" and Special Activities on Memorial Day

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Art Workshops for Kids in May and June

Join us on various weekend days in May and June when we will be offering art workshops for kids in conjunction with our Sound + Vision Exhibit. Workshops are free with Museum admission. Preregistration is required. Check our Event Calendar for details.

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In our next session, on Wednesday, June 6, our guest is Sheri E. Berman, professor of political science at Barnard College. Berman’s main interests are European politics and political history, democracy and democratization, globalization, and the history of the left. Her two books have examined the role played by social democracy in determining political outcomes in 20th-century Europe. Learn more and register day.

Young Heroes Award

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