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Marohn Promoted To Associate Vice President of Development

NOTE TO MEDIA: The National MS Society, Greater Connecticut Chapter serves residents diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their families in the following counties: Hartford, Tolland, Windham, New London, Middlesex and New Haven.

HARTFORD, Conn. On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Connecticut Chapter announced the promotion of Nicole Tobin Marohn, formerly director of development, to associate vice president of development.

“During the past four years Ms. Marohn has been instrumental in the incredible growth and success of several of our fundraising events,” said Lisa Gerrol, Greater Connecticut Chapter president. “The criticallyNicole Marohn-needed funds raised under her direction enable the chapter to help fund scientific research and enhance programs and services we offer to those in our own state battling multiple sclerosis. Last year the chapter raised more than $3.2 million for our programs and services and to support scientific research, locally and beyond, to find the cause, new treatments, and a cure for multiple sclerosis.”

A native of Madison, Conn., Marohn received her Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the Muhlenberg College, located in Allentown, Pa., in 1996.

Marohn joined the National MS Society, Greater Connecticut Chapter in 2004. Previously, she was affiliated with the Wethersfield-based Cystic Fibrosis Foundation serving as director of special events from 2001 to 2003. Marohn served as director of special events with International Marketing Strategies (IMS) in Stamford, Conn., from 1999to 2001. From 1997 to 1999, she was affiliated with WPLJ-FM in New York, N.Y. and with Blair Television, also in New York, N.Y., from 1996 to 1997.

“This promotion will enable the society and I to continue our efforts to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis, said Marohn, who resides in Middletown, Conn. “I look forward to the day a cure is found and I can say our job is done.”

Marohn oversees the Greater Connecticut Chapter Development Department, which coordinates the chapter’s $1 million walk event, two bike tours, motorcycle ride, golf classic, and comedy night. To learn more about participating in chapter events, please visit www.ctfightsMS.org or call Nicole Marohn at 860.714.2300, ext. 244.

2/15/07

NOTE TO MEDIA:

For More Information
Contact Karen E. Butler
Vice President, Communications
Phone: 860.714.2300, ext. 230
Email:  kbutler@ctfightsms.org

 

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