May 09, 2010
‘Cirque’ event to benefit hospital foundation
Bolingbrook – The Bolingbrook Hospital Foundation proudly presents “A Midsummer Cirque” at 7 p.m. July 31 at the Promenade Bolingbrook. The event will benefit Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and will feature aerial artistry, top-class entertainment, and mesmerizing costumes.
Tickets are $75 per person. Sponsorships ranging from $500 to $15,000 are available. To purchase a ticket or for more information, call 630-312-6006 or visit www.bolingbrookhospitalfoundation.org. Cocktail attire is suggested.
“Our gala is a chance for the community to enjoy visually spellbinding performances and, at the same time, support a worthy cause,” said Tom Castagnoli, gala chairman and Bolingbrook Hospital Foundation board member.
Proceeds will benefit Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital’s CREATION Health Center for Chronic Disease Management. This multi-specialty outpatient center utilizes the eight universal principles of health to empower patients to improve their quality of life by managing their chronic diseases with self-care routines and ongoing medical care.
The event is the foundation’s major fundraiser of 2010. The Bolingbrook Hospital Foundation furthers Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital’s mission through philanthropy.
“We appreciate the overwhelming support we’ve received from the community thus far and invite local citizens and members of the business community to celebrate with us again at A Midsummer Cirque,” said Derek Cazeau, executive director of the Bolingbrook Hospital Foundation.
Presenting sponsors are McDonald’s and the Promenade Bolingbrook. Other major sponsors include American Family Insurance, Gordon Biersche, Francesca’s on the Promenade, Go Roma, Bar Louie, BD’s Mongolian Grill, Aloft Hotel, Gold Class Cinemas and Southern Wine & Spirits.
The event will feature walkaround entertainment throughout the night with aerial and ground shows from the cirque troupe. Performers include the Duo Rose trapeze artists, who performed in Dreamcast Entertainment’s 2009 cirque production “Taganai” and competed in the 2010 International Circus Festival in Spain.
“A Midsummer Cirque is a chance for the community to learn more about the services we offer and the lives we have impacted since our hospital opened in 2008,” said Rick Mace, chief executive officer, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital.