The National Pancreas Foundation to Host Imagination Gala Featuring Joey Fatone & Chris Kirkpatrick of NSYNC

With Special Guest Star Bret Michaels 
Friday, March 3, at The Breakers, Palm Beach 
Gala is Generously Sponsored by MicroSalt® 

“Attendees will enjoy an evening full of music, philanthropy and dancing as we bring back the top hits of the 70s, 80s & 90s that shaped the music industry as we know it,” promises Sarah Negrin, NPF’s National Director of Development. “We hope our friends and supporters will join us for  this amazing night in support of people suffering from pancreatitis and  pancreatic cancer.” 

In addition, a portion of the proceeds from IMAGINATION GALA will benefit the new Pancreas Institute at the Sylvester Comprehensive  Cancer Center under the University of Miami Health System. 

Highlights of the black-tie event, generously sponsored by MicroSalt®  will include:

  • Cocktail Reception at The Breakers, Palm Beach starting at 6 pm with champagne, followed by the Main Reception at 7 pm with dinner &  dancing.
  • Entertainment by Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick of N’SYNC, the internationally popular boy band with such chart-topping hits as Bye Bye  Bye, This I Promise You, Girlfriend, Pop, and It’s Gonna Be Me.
  • Special Musical Guest Bret Michaels, frontman of the rock band  Poison which sold over 50 million albums worldwide, and a solo artist  who starred in VH1’s reality show Rock of Love, was a contestant on  Celebrity Apprentice 3, and served as a judge on Nashville Star.
  • Presentation of the 2023 Jon Stoll Spotlight Award, named after the legendary concert promoter and producer who passed away in 2008.
  • A memorable Live Auction and an exciting “Call to the Heart”  donation match. 

I’m humbled and excited to have been asked to be a part of this year’s  National Pancreas Foundation event,” says singer Joey Fatone. “Reading stories on the NPF website about children like Jordan, who was just three years old when he was first diagnosed, really makes me want to spread the word and shine light on pancreatic disease.

 When my manager first brought this offer to the table, he led with ‘these  guys actually put the money they raise right back into the cause’—so it  was a ‘no-brainer’ for me.” 

“All of us at MicroSalt® are extremely proud to partner with the National  Pancreas Foundation,” says Rick Guiney, MicroSalt® CEO. 

“Both of our organizations are committed to helping people live a  healthier life, by lowering sodium intake across the globe. NPF’s outstanding reputation and strong outreach into the medical community makes this an ideal synergy for both organizations. We look  forward to working together.” 

“Because there is a direct connection between the pancreas and  diabetes, making a low-sodium diet particularly important, the National  Pancreas Foundation is pleased to welcome MicroSalt® as a sponsor of  this gala, and to partner with their ongoing effort to save lives and  improve health,” adds Negrin 

Additional sponsors to the 2023 IMAGINATION GALA are Vranken  Pommery and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Host  Committee includes Norka and Robert Aron, Amanda and Chris Cole,  Joseph and Max McNamara, Amy Poliakoff, Sharon Runk, Morgan  Thompson and Eric Schreiber, Renee and Donald Scott, Jesse Stoll, Lori  Stoll, and Susan Sutcliff.

Tickets to this memorable event start at $1,250 and can be purchased by calling 561.803.5483 or via

About MicroSalt®: 

MicroSalt® provides a much-needed tool that enables food manufacturers the opportunity to lower the sodium content of their products without any impact on flavor. With 31% of all adults globally suffering from high blood pressure and other cardiovascular diseases,  and with pressure mounting to from governments across the globe to lower sodium, MicroSalt® offers a truly revolutionary worldwide solution for both manufacturers and consumers. For more information, visit

About the National Pancreas Foundation: 

As the only organization in the country that addresses all forms of pancreas disease—acute and chronic pancreatitis affects over 500,000  adults and children in the U.S. each year, another 50,000 people are stricken with pancreatic cancer—NPF funds cutting-edge research,  advocates for new and better therapies, and provides support and education for patients, caregivers, and health care professionals. Fact:  93% of every dollar raised supports NPF programs. For more information,  please visit

Carolina Berardi 
MicroSalt® Inc. 

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