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Holly Ball 2019: A Night to Remember

Because of your generosity, CentraCare Foundation had a record-breaking event raising nearly $865,000 for CentraCare Hospice and Coborn Cancer Center Greatest Needs Funds. We’d like to express gratitude and appreciation for all of the volunteers, benefactors, sponsors and more than 2,000 attendees who contributed to making this year’s event a successful Holly Ball.

A special thank you to our chairs, Chanda Gebhardt, Melissa Rothstein, Jessica Soldner, Lily Tenvoorde and Kelly Wahlin, along with our Vice Chair Jodi Erkens and to the committee members and warehouse crew for sharing their time and talent to make Holly Ball 2019 a smooth and successful voyage.

A special thank you to all of our fund-a-need sponsors for helping us raise $135,000 onsite for cancer and hospice. And thank you to our $15,000 Fund A Need Presenting sponsor Perry L. Evans; our $10,000 Fund A Need sponsors Central McGowan-Francis Family, Faber Family - Viking Coca-Cola, First Choice, Armada Coffee; our $5,000 Fund-A-Need sponsors Marco Technologies, LLC, and Wilkie Sanderson; and our $2,500 Fund A Need Sponsors AiRCare Health, I.C.System, Inc., and Prestige Parking & Valet.

Watch and share our music video of the song “Walk Together” performed by Michael Shynes, written exclusively for CentraCare Foundation's 2019 Holly Ball!

Song written by: Scott Wachtler, Michael Shynes & Ted Manderfeld

Michael Shynes performs “Walk Together” accompanied by dancers from Ms. Melinda’s Dance Studio.

Willow Sweeney Flaherty shares her family's personal cancer journey and CentraCare experience.

Listen to the 2019 post-Holly Ball interview on WJON with CentraCare Foundation Vice President Brad Konkler and Director of Development Operations Dawn Moen.

Photos from Holly Ball 2019
Holly Ball 2019 dinner
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Proceeds from Holly Ball benefit the CentraCare Hospice, Coborn Cancer Center and Child Advocacy Center Greatest Needs Funds. Help improve the lives of patients and their families today by sponsoring or donating to Holly Ball.

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