Gala event benefits KishHealth

Published: Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 5:30 a.m.CDT

KishHealth System Foundation will present “A Formal Affair” gala on March 8 in the Duke Ellington Ballroom at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by an elegant dinner, open bar, and dancing to live music provided by the Gold Coast Orchestra.

“The Formal Affair supports advances in health care throughout DeKalb County and surrounding communities,” KishHealth Foundation Executive Director Marcy Rubic said in a news release.“Because KishHealth System is committed to taking care of our community members through all stages of life, I am very pleased to announce that this year a significant portion of Formal Affair proceeds will be directed toward the dignified work of KishHealth System Hospice.”

The event also will provide needed support for subsidized care, new equipment, facility expansions and wellness education throughout KishHealth System.

Formal Affair corporate sponsors help lead the way with their support.Platinum Sponsors are A-Tec Ambulance Inc., Castle Bank, Chicago Office Technology Group, Daily Chronicle and Power Construction Company LLC. Gold sponsors are Cadence Health and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

Tickets cost $125 per person and table sponsorships also are available.For more information, visit www.kishformalaffair.org or call 815-748-9954.

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