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The William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation is working with the scientific community to shortening the cancer research timetable.

 Thank you for your support at the 2016 Blue Jeans and Boat Shoes Blue Jean Ball!

Join us for the 2017 Blue Jean Ball, Saturday, October 14th!

Details to come!

Sponsorship Levels

  • Retreat Sponsor – $5,000
  • Sponsor A Mentor – $2,500
  • Research Sponsor – $1,000
  • Blue Denim Donor – $500
  • Sponsor a Scholar – 4-year pledge $1,000/yr

All Sponsors will be recognized at the event, in the annual newsletter and on the web site.

This Sponsor will be honored on the following years invitation and receive 4 tickets to the Blue Jean Ball. They will also be included in the Retreat’s Kick Off Dinner, Scholar Dinner and invited to attend the Hilton Head Scientific Forum and Directors Meetings. This is an opportunity to mingle the great scientific minds of our time in a casual setting.

Your donation will directly fund the attendance of a senior investigator to participate at the Scholar Retreat. The sponsor will receive (2) tickets to the blue jean ball and an invitation to the Scholar Dinner.

In addition to the recognition, you will also receive (2) tickets to the Blue Jean Ball.

Each year four new scholars are selected to attend the Retreat, a 4 year program. Your pledge of $1,000 each year (totaling $4,000) will directly support a Scholar’s participation in the think tank. An individual scholar will be identified with your pledge. You will be invited to the Kick Off Dinner with the Scientists and receive (2) tickets to the Blue Jean Ball. This is your chance to participate in cancer research!!!

Scholars can be sponsored for a single year or a four-year commitment. Please contact for more information on available Scholars and sponsorship opportunities.


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