National Press Club

NPC Luncheon with Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who

NPC Luncheon with Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who

November 12, 2012 12:30 PM

Location: Ballroom

This event is open only to members of The National Press Club & their guests.

Legendary vocalist Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend of The Who will discuss the UCLA Daltrey/Townshend Teen & Young Adult Cancer Program, which serves teenagers and young adults with cancer.

The program, founded a year ago by Daltrey and fellow rock icon Pete Townshend, is based at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Now the pair is moving forward with plans for Teen Cancer America, a program to set up units in hospitals and medical centers in strategic areas around the country. Daltrey and Townshend have supported a similar program called Teenage Cancer Trust in the United Kingdom.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question- and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $19 for Press Club members, $30 for guests of members (Limit 2). To reserve tickets, please e-mail or call 202-662-7501. Tickets must be paid for at time of reservation.

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