Hospital Gala: Fun night for a great cause

Colleen Knott and Kim Heying enjoy the music at the Boone County Health Center Gala Saturday night.It was a fun night with a more serious purpose.
Boone County Health Center Foundation’s “Dueling Pianos Gala” Saturday evening raised funds to start a new program, Cancer Care — Navigating Your Journey, providing extra services for cancer patients and their families.
Nearly $30,000 was raised to kick off this special project during the evening, surpassing the $25,000 goal. A silent auction featured 30 items, and three items were sold in the live auction by auctioneer Jeff Temme.
Many audience members pledged contributions to the Cancer Care project during a “Dutch Auction” that followed the scheduled live auction.
Read more in the Feb. 27 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print & Electronic Editions.

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