Thursday, April 11, 2002
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Retired banking executive Oliver Waddell will receive a “Silver Hope Award” in October from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
The award recognizes Mr. Waddell's recent gift of $5 million to the University of Cincinnati to create a multiple sclerosis research and treatment center. Mr. Waddell's wife, Virgilee, was diagnosed with MS 22 years ago.
The Ohio Valley Chapter serves more than 4,000 people with MS in a region that includes 24 counties in western and southern Ohio, and three counties in Northern Kentucky.
The award will be presented at the society's Dinner of Champions, scheduled
for Oct. 3 at the Omni Netherland Plaza.
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