Monarch Ball raises to new heights
Jim McNichols of Hinsdale with Sandra Bruce, President and CEO of Presence Health, formerly Resurrection Health Care | Photo courtesy of Allen Bourgeois
Event: 2012 Monarch Ball of Presence Health
Benefiting: Presence Health, formerly Resurrection Health Care and Provena Health
Presence Health, formerly Resurrection Health Care and Provena Health, held its 18th annual Monarch Ball on March 3, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers.
More than 850 guests came out to show their support including Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, Francis Cardinal George, emcee Dick Johnson of NBC-Channel 5, Sandra Bruce, president and CEO of Presence Health, and Guy Wiebking, chairman of the Presence Health Board.
Proceeds exceeded $900,000 to benefit the largest Catholic healthcare system in the state and monies raised will be used for mission-based programs within the hospitals such as nurse navigators, clinics for the underserved, and programs for pregnant mothers and newborns.
The night concluded with a black-tie flash mob.
Patrick Hickey, Donna Pugh and Don Hackl co-chaired the Monarch Ball Council. Working with them were Scott Betzelos, M.D., Susie Cassidy, Mary Ann Miller, Dina Morris, Michael Prendergast, M.D., Angelique Richard, Hugo Velarde, M.D., and Don Versen.
For more information, visit reshealth.org.