Katie Couric Hosts 'All-Star' Fundraiser on Queen Mary 2

    Co-Chairs Tina Brown And Harold Evans Gather Stars To Spotlight

    BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 11 /CNW/ -- The American Institute for Stuttering
(AIS) held a first-ever charity luncheon on Sunday, June 10 aboard Cunard's
flagship Queen Mary 2 to present the Freeing Voices, Changing Lives Leadership
Awards. Pictured from left: Queen Mary 2 Captain Christopher Rynd; CBS News
anchor and event emcee Katie Couric; honorees fitness guru Jake Steinfeld, NBA
All-Star Kenyon Martin with the Denver Nuggets and award-winning singer
songwriter Carly Simon.

    (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070611/LAM148)

    Event co-chair and literary luminary Tina Brown said, "I can't imagine a
more striking setting than Queen Mary 2 for this important occasion. Creating
awareness and raising funds for the study and treatment of this often
misunderstood speech disorder aboard this magnificent ocean liner is a
privilege." Among the luncheon guests at the star-studded event were actors
Sam Waterston and Kevin Kline, actress Lauren Hutton, designer Norma Kamali,
news anchor John Stossel, author Candace Bushnell, NY Senator Charles Schumer
and Jack and Suzy Welch.

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