Attend “Thanks4Giving” benefit dinner for brain cancer patients Nov. 20

The Case Western Reserve University chapter of the American Medical Student Association will host a “Thanks4Giving” benefit dinner Friday, Nov. 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the Thwing Center ballroom.

All proceeds from the event will go to Mission4Maureen, a Cleveland-based organization that provides financial assistance to brain cancer patients and families in need.

Jonathan Miller, director of the Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery Center and associate professor of neurological surgery, and Jennifer Sweet, assistant professor of neurological surgery, will discuss their experiences as the leading neurosurgeons in a brain surgery broadcast live Oct. 25 on the National Geographic channel. Speakers from Mission4Maureen also will present.

The event will feature entertainment by Spartan Bhangra and Case in Point. Attendees can play a trivia game for prizes.

Organizers will raffle off a Kaplan MCAT course and set of books, as well as restaurant gift cards.

Tickets are available this week from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. in Sears Building and Leutner Commons for $7. Cash, Case Cash and Venmo will be accepted.

For more information about Mission4Maureen, visit