The Pekin Hospital Foundation Garden Gala will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at 6 p.m. at Embassy Suites in East Peoria. Net proceeds from the event will benefit the relocation and renovation of the Pediatrics Unit at Pekin Hospital.
Tickets are $150 per person and may be purchased by visiting www.pekinhospital.org or calling (309) 353-0559. The evening includes dinner, dancing, and live and silent auctions featuring items generously donated by local businesses and donors. The evening’s entertainment will be provided by the Downtime Band. Attire is semi-formal.
Some of this year’s silent auction items include a variety of getaways, health services, wine tastings, electronics, and home décor items. Live auction items include: a Cape Cod getaway, an Ireland 6-night package, 2012 Masters Finals getaway, a Telluride, Colorado 5-night stay for up to eight, and much more. For a full listing of silent and live auction items, please visit www.pekinhospital.org.
Kevin Andrews, Pekin Hospital CEO, stresses the importance of the Pekin Hospital Foundation Garden Gala, “This event, which is open to the public, is a chance for Central Illinois residents to join us for a fun evening to support Pekin Hospital and further promote its continued success. With community support, Pekin Hospital will continue to provide high-quality healthcare for our residents and their families, new physicians, and economic stability with increased jobs.”
For more information on the Garden Gala, please visit www.pekinhospital.org or visit us on Facebook.