Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Celebrates its 3rd Annual Rising Stars Kick-Off Event WNYmedia Network & Blogs The Rising Stars program targets young professionals throughout Western New York who are interested in helping find a cure for cystic fibrosis (CF). CF is a genetic disease which affects nearly 30,000 children and adults in the United States. Currently, there is no cure. Rising Star honorees must demonstrate leadership qualities, exhibit dedication to assisting organizations to better the lives of others and be between the ages of 25 and 40. The program aims to inspire young professionals to get involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s mission early in their careers so they can be strong advocates for the Foundation. The event takes place this Thursday August 9th at 6pm at Acqua Restaurant 2912 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207 facebook twitter reddit google+ 3 Responses Lynn Dearmyer August 9, 2012 Thanks for sharing! Fabian October 18, 2013 Hi there, I want to subscribe for this blog to get most recent updates, therefore where can i do it please assist. viking gas cooktops 30 inch November 23, 2013 The other day, while I was at work, my sister stole my iPad and tested to see if it can survive a forty foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation. My iPad is now broken and she has 83 views. I know this is completely off topic but I had to share it with someone!