Greater Fort Myers Chamber Of Commerce: American Cancer Society’s Lee County Cattle Baron’s Ball Announces Emad Salman, MD As 2021 Honoree


FORT MYERS (August 19, 2021) – The American Cancer Society is pleased to announce the 2021 Lee County Cattle Baron’s Ball Honoree Emad Salman, MD. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 23 at the beautiful and historic Edison & Ford Winter Estates near downtown Fort Myers.

For nearly 25 years, Dr. Salman Pediatric Hematology and Oncology in the Fort Myers Community. He is currently the Regional Medical Officer of Golisano Children’s Services and Lee Physician Group Pediatric Division, as well as the Vice President and Chief Physician Executive for Golisano Children’s Hospital in southwest Florida. dr. Salman received his doctorate in medicine from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, is certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and founded the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology program in 1997 at Children’s Hospital in Southwest Florida. “It is a privilege to honor him for his incredible advocacy, life-saving work and support for our community,” said Susan Frantz, 2021 event president.

The 17th Annual Lee County Cattle Baron’s Ball features live entertainment from Ben Allen Band, a live and silent auction, caricature artists and more. A special feature of the evening will be a mission to benefit the American Cancer Society’s GoldTogether initiative, which focuses on raising childhood cancer awareness, supporting families who receive a diagnosis and of funds to end childhood cancer. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, volunteering or donating auction items, please visit or contact Laura Bright, Senior Development Manager, at (239) 610-3185 or

About the American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 1.5 million volunteers committed to saving lives, celebrating lives and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From groundbreaking research to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment and the rallying of powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is the only organization attacking cancer from every angle . For more information, visit

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