Sublime Hosts Sold-Out Benefit for the Physicians Committee

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NEWS RELEASE March 10, 2015
Sublime Hosts Sold-Out Benefit for the Physicians Committee
Sublime Restaurant Invites Fort Lauderdale Community to Event to Support Ethical Research and Good Nutrition

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Nanci Alexander, owner of Sublime restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, will host an exclusive sold-out event to support the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit organization promoting prevention, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in medical research.

The benefit will treat 80 guests to gourmet vegan hors d’oeuvres and drinks, and a presentation by Physicians Committee president Neal Barnard, M.D., about the Physicians Committee’s lifesaving work.

“Thanks to our supporters, the Physicians Committee has conducted vital research and kept the lifesaving benefits of plant-based diets in the headlines,” says Dr. Barnard. “A delicious, healthy meal at Sublime—one of America’s premier restaurants—is the perfect way to celebrate.”

The award-winning Sublime features a completely plant-based menu. Dishes are prepared with fresh organic herbs grown on Sublime’s rooftop garden. Additionally, 100 percent of Sublime’s profits go to organizations that promote a plant-based and vegan lifestyle.

“The Physicians Committee has spent 30 years improving our nation’s health by advancing nutrition,” says Congressman Ted Deutch. "Getting plant-based foods on everyone’s minds – from Washington, D.C., to Fort Lauderdale – and plates is a lifesaving mission."

Event Details:

WHAT: Exclusive VIP party benefiting the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

WHO: Event host Nanci Alexander of Sublime restaurant, Physicians Committee president Neal Barnard, M.D., and supporters from all over the country

WHEN: Friday, March 13, 5 to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Sublime, 1431 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale
COST: $125

REGISTER: This event is sold out. To be placed on a waiting list, contact Anne Marie Vastano at avastano@pcrm.org.

Journalists: If you’d like to attend the event or speak with Dr. Barnard, please contact Courtney Boyce, cboyce@pcrm.org, 202-527-7324.

Founded in 1985, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit health organization that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research and medical training.

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