Photos: Coaches vs. Cancer gala

American Cancer Society's 10th annual Coaches vs Cancer of Phila
Jay Wright, Villanova University, Jerome Allen, Univerisyt of Pennsylvania, and John Giannini, LaSalle University, at the American Cancer Society's 10th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer of Philadelphia Basketball at the Hyatt at the Bellevue on April 13, 2013. (HughE Dillon / Philly.com)

Nearly 700 guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner and dancing at the American Cancer Society's 10th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer gala at the Hyatt at the Bellevue.

The event honored former Drexel President Constantine Papadakis (1946-2009) as an exemplary person and master innovator for forging a new path for the university. The initiative leverages the personal experiences, community leadership, and professional excellence of basketball coaches nationwide to increase cancer awareness and promote healthy living through year-round awareness efforts, fund-raising activities, and advocacy programs.

This year's committee chairs were Ree Dunphy, Judy Martelli, Rene Flint, Suzanne Beers, Lisa Booth, Betsy Hummel, Bryan Klingerman, Mike McCuen, Caitlin Ryan and Cynthia Weiss.

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