November 17, 2004. - Waldorf Astoria, NYC


Forty-Second Annual


Laureates 2004
George G. Gellert, Paul J. Kellner, Dr. Francis Robicsek



Photos: Gabriella Győrffy

George G. Gellert, Paul J. Kellner and Dr. Francis Robicsek laureates of the George Washington Awards 2004 with Dr. Zsolt Harsanyi, Chairman of the Board and August J. Molnar, President, American Hungarian Foundation

Welcome by Master of Ceremonies Dr. Harsanyi Zsolt
Co-Chairman, Award Dinner Committee
President and Chief Executive Officer, Porton International, Inc.
Chairman of the Board, American Hungarian Foundation

The Hungarian Anthem, Himnusz, The National Anthem

Invocation - Rev. Albert W. Kovacs
Dean, Eastern Classic, Calvin Synod United Church of Christ,
Pastor, Hungarian Reformed Church, Woodbridge, New Jersey


Greetings - H.E. Dr. András Simonyi, Ambassador, Republic of Hungary,
Honorary Co-Chairperson, Awards Dinner Committee

The Fiftieth Year of the Foundation in 2005 - August J. Molnar
President, American Hungarian Foundation

Presentation of the George Washington Award Medals and Citations

Tribute honoring George G. Gellert by Gábor Kálmán
Chairman, Chief Executive and Founder N-Gene Research Laboratories Kft.

Response by George G. Gellert
Chairman of the Board, Atalanta Corporation

Tribute honoring Paul J. Kellner by his son George A. Kellner
Chief Executive Officer, Kellner DiLeo Cohen & Co.

Paul J. Kellner's granddaughter, Katherine read a letter written recently
by Enikő Barabás on behalf of the Department of American Studies at
Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary, expressing their gratitude to Paul J. Kellner

Response by Paul J. Kellner
Business leader and former banker, co-founder of
Student Exchange Program for Hungarian Students

Tribute honoring Dr. Francis Robicsek by H.E. Dr. László Molnár, Ambassador
Permanent Mission of the Republic of Hungary to the United Nations

Response by Francis Robicsek, M.D. PH.D.
Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Carolinas Medical Center, Medical Director, The Carolinas Heart Institute

Gábor Kálmán, Mr. and Mrs. George G. Gellert

Paul J. Kellner with his family

Dr. Francis Robicsek with family and friends

Dr. Robicsek and his daughter were dancing away the night

Related links:

Washington Awards Ceremonies Photos since 2000
and other AHF gimagine pages

American Hungarian Foundation

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