(New York, NY -- June 27, 2005) -- Forty-three companies from such diverse fields as banking, insurance, communications, and pharmaceuticals are sponsors of the 91st national annual convention of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, to be held in Washington, DC, July 17-20.
“Corporate recognition for Hadassah reaffirms our mission and further encourages our efforts. Receiving support from such a large and diverse range of interests helps us continue our life-saving work here and in Israel,” said National President June Walker.
As a sign of support for Hadassah’s mission here and abroad, the list of firms providing corporate sponsorship includes: Alliance Bernstein; Apollo Real Estate Advisors, LP; Apollo European Real Estate Advisors, LP; Apollo Management, LP; AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals; Avi Arenson, Ltd.; Ayelet Tours, Ltd/IGT International Travel; Bank Leumi, USA; Bernard L. & Ruth Madoff Foundation; Capital Group Companies; Captiv8; Central Moving & Storage; Cerberus Capital Management, LP; Confort & Company, Inc.; DRG Executive Search Consultants; El Al Airlines; Evaluation Associates, LLC; Exquisite Balloons; Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP; Genzyme Therapeutics; Hartford Direct; Hilton Washington, DC; H.A. Schupf & Co, LLC; High Rise Capital Management, LP; Institutional Capital Corporation; Interglobal Forwarding Services; KPMG Peat Marwick; Magee Women’s Health Foundation; Mercantile Safe Deposit and Trust Company; Ovation Travel/Big Apple Travel; Palmer & Cay; Perry Capital; Pfizer, Inc.; PricewaterhouseCoopers; RAS…Temporary Services; Selman & Company; Softrek Pledgemaker; Technical Registration Experts, Inc.; The Ross Companies; The Weeks Lerman Group, LLC; USI-New York; Winmar Personnel Agency, Inc.; XYZ Cleaning Contractors, Inc.; and Yehuda Raveh & Co.