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Published on December 18, 2008

KCH Auxiliary Hosting Annual Snow Ball

December 18, 2008


Kishwaukee Community Hospital Auxiliary is hosting its annual Snow Ball on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, from 6 to 11 p.m. The black tie optional event will be held at Northern Illinois University’s Duke Ellington Ballroom. 

The evening will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and dancing to music by The New Image Band from 8 to 11 p.m. The six-piece New Image Band, including two vocalists, specializes in dance music covering five decades and is sought after in the Chicagoland area for private events and weekend entertainment venues. Guests can also participate in a silent auction and a draw down raffle. 

Among the silent auction items are Southwest airline tickets and limo to Midway Airport, Cubs and White Sox tickets, gourmet food served at your home, wine, art, theater tickets, snow tubing and golf. The event also features a Draw Down Raffle limited to sales of 200 tickets. The tickets are $20 each with every 25th ticket winning at least $50. Participants in the raffle need not be present to win.

Reservations can be made online at on or before Monday, Jan. 5. Tickets are $85 per person. Proceeds from the ball will support healthcare scholarships and the Auxiliary’s pledge to the new hospital, which funded the Healing Gardens and the Chapel. In accordance with IRS guidelines, $40 per person is tax deductible

Diamond level sponsors for the 2009 Snow Ball are Midwest Orthopedic Institute and Zea Mays Holdings, LLC. 

Draw Down Raffle tickets are available now in the Volunteer Services Office. For more information about purchasing Snow Ball tickets or Draw Down Raffle tickets, contact Paula von Ende,Volunteer Services Director, 815.756.1521 x153372.

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