Grant and Susan Dixon, of La Grange, left, and Drs. Vytas and Alexandrina Saulis, of Hinsdale, are the chairpersons for the La Grange Memorial Hospital Foundation’s “Music in the Moonlight” event, taking place Oct. 22 at Montefiori Event Center in Lemont.
La Grange – The La Grange Memorial Hospital Foundation announces its annual extravaganza “Music in the Moonlight,” which will take place at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Montefiori Event Center, 11250 S. Archer Ave., Lemont. This event will benefit Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital and will include food, friends and live music for all to enjoy under a beautiful autumn night sky.
“Music in the Moonlight” will bring a new and fresh spin to the annual event with a new location at Montefiori. This venue features moonlit paths, exquisite gardens, gently flowing creeks, lush waterfalls and cozy outdoor fireplaces. Montefiori’s unique setting offers a perfect environment for friends of the hospital to enjoy and visit with one another.
The event features delicious food, good friends, great music and a live auction. Jennifer Weigel, a Chicago broadcaster and author, will serve as master of ceremonies.
Raffle tickets will be available for purchase the night of the event. The grand prize winner will be allowed to select any one of the event’s live auction packages.
Event proceeds will benefit the hospital’s Patient Care Center Fund, which helps ensure a state-of-the-art patient care environment to optimize clinical outcomes. Proceeds will be matched dollar-per-dollar through a grant from Community Memorial Foundation.
“Music in the Moonlight is a chance for local residents and members of the business community to enjoy a night of fun, relaxation and entertainment while supporting the hospital’s mission,” said Brett Skeen, executive director of the La Grange Memorial Hospital Foundation. “The Foundation is truly grateful for all of the meaningful support it receives from the hospital’s family of donors.”
The Foundation is proud to announce early lead sponsorship support from Walsh Construction, Dr. Fatima E. Jaffer and Mr. Ebrahim Jaffer, Harris Private Bank, Emergency Healthcare Physicians Ltd., Susan and Grant Dixon, and St. Jude Medical.
Other generous sponsors to the event include Plymouth Place Senior Living, North American Credit Services Inc., Metro Infectious Disease Consultants L.L.C., Associates of Inpatient Management, Dr. Lisa Franco, La Grange Women’s Clinic, and First National Bank of La Grange.
Tickets are $175 per person. To purchase a ticket or for more information, contact Diane M. Lillwitz, development associate, at 708-245-2904 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please RSVP by Oct. 1.
This event is one of two major foundation fundraisers being conducted in 2011. The La Grange Memorial Hospital Foundation promotes philanthropy and good will for Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital to aid the hospital in it’s healing mission.
The foundation would like to recognize its Moonlight Committee members: Susan and Grant Dixon and Drs. Vytas and Alex Saulis, event chairs, Olga Bartolomeo, Dr. Patrice Carter, Dr. Bonny Chen, Louise Crabb, Dr. Rodica Dumitru, Dr. Mike and Paula Dupont, Sharon Flaim, Cindy Frymark, Karen Gordon, Dr. Fatima Jaffer, Denise Holder, Ann Wiegand-Kamal, Dr. Mita Majmundar, Christen Meyer, Lori O’Connor, Nick & Carolyn Pann, Lindsey Paulus, Dr. Nishi Saghal, Becky Spratford, and Dr. Eric and Shirley Yang.
Adventist Midwest Health includes Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. To find a physician, visit www.keepingyouwell.com.