September 06, 2007 12:04 ET

Secretary of State Debra Bowen to Speak on "Safeguarding Our California Democracy" at Luncheon Hosted by NSBN LLP

Event to Also Highlight "Heart Health Update" Presented by American Heart Association's Kathy Magliato, MD, MBA, FACS

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - September 6, 2007) - NSBN ( is hosting a luncheon on Tuesday, October 2nd, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The topics will be "Safeguarding our California Democracy" by Secretary Bowen and "Heart Health Update" by American Heart Association's Dr. Magliato.

Secretary of State Debra Bowen became only the sixth woman in California history elected to a statewide constitutional office when she was elected as Secretary of State in November 2006. Part of her responsibilities include overseeing state and federal elections, a role that also requires her to test and certify the voting equipment used in California.

Dr. Kathy Magliato is the Director of Women's Cardiac Surgical Services at Saint John's Medical Center in Santa Monica, CA. She is one of only 4 female surgeons in the country who perform heart transplants and implants of artificial hearts. Dr. Magliato works directly with Dr. Robert Jarvik to review the ongoing clinical trials in the US. Heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the United States.

The luncheon will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City, located at 2151 Avenue of the Stars. To RSVP, visit; or, call (310) 288-4209. For further information about this event contact Demeisha Taylor, NSBN LLP, (310) 288-4241.

*** Media invited to attend***

Who: Secretary of State Bowen & American Heart Association's Dr. Magliato
What: "Safeguarding our California Democracy" and "Heart Health Update"
When: October 2, 2007 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Intercontinental Hotel in Century City, 2151 Ave. of the Stars
Cost: Free


NSBN LLP (formerly Nanas, Stern, Biers, Neinstein and Co. LLP) is a full service CPA and business consulting firm that has been in practice in Beverly Hills, California, for over 50 years. The firm currently ranks among the top 25 CPA firms in Los Angeles County and among the top 40 CPA firms statewide. NSBN has nineteen partners and a staff of approximately seventy. NSBN has particular expertise in various industries, including real estate, escrow, nonprofit organizations, entrepreneurial businesses, entertainment, employee benefit plans, and high net worth individuals. For more information, please visit

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