JDRF Honors Bradley Arant Boult Cummings for its Support of Type 1 Diabetes Research

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP will be named the 2012 Corporate Honoree by the Alabama Chapter of JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) at its annual Night of Hope Gala on May 18. The firm will be honored for its commitment to supporting research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.

Jim Richardson, of Sellers Richardson Holman West, will be honored along with the firm, receiving the Living and Giving Award. Honorees are selected by JDRF for going above and beyond through donating time and funds to support the organization.

“JDRF is such an important organization for our firm to support because it touches so many lives,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “We are humbled to be honored by this organization and congratulate our client, Jim Richardson of Sellers Richardson Holman West, on receiving the Living and Giving Award for his years of outstanding commitment to JDRF.”

“The Night of Hope Gala has raised more than $5 million dollars for type 1 diabetes research since its inception 11 years ago,” said JDRF Development Manager Shannon Turner. “We are grateful to the Birmingham community and our generous donors such as Bradley Arant Boult Cummings and Sellers Richardson Holman West for their support in bringing us closer to a cure.”

The 11th annual Night of Hope Gala will be held on Friday, May 18, 2012 at The Club in Birmingham. Over the last ten years, this event has raised more than $5 million for diabetes research. For more information on JDRF or to purchase tickets to the gala, please contact (205) 871-0333 or alabama@jdrf.org.

JDRF is the leader in research leading to a cure for type 1 diabetes in the world. It sets the global agenda for diabetes research, and is the largest charitable funder and advocate of diabetes science worldwide. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly and can be fatal. Out of every dollar raised by JDRF, 85 cents goes directly to research.