Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” May 19

Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” May 19

Posted on: May 4, 2011

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League will hold a spring kick-off fundraising event, “Downtown at Dusk”, on Thursday, May 19th at the Brownstone Steakhouse in Downtown Canton (5585 Market Ave., North). From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the community is invited to join the Mercy Service League as it raises money for the expansion and renovation of Mercy Medical Center’s Emergency Department. The event will include a light dinner buffet, “celebrity” drinks (both are optional purchases) and the opportunity to purchase tickets for the Harvest Raffle; the winner of which will be announced on October 15th at the Service League’s Harvest Ball. All proceeds will go to the expansion and renovation project.

Mercy and hometown “Celebrity” bartenders for the May 19th event at Brownstone Steakhouse include Mercy Medical Center President and CEO Tom Cecconi, Mike Gill, Albert T. Domingo, M.S., M.D., Frank J. Kaeberlein, M.D., Kevin Arnold, Stephanie Werren, Judith Barnes Lancaster, Patty Bresnahan, Robb Hankins, Barbara Yingling, Alan Rodriguez and Thomas J. Graham, DDS. All tips given to the celebrity bartenders go to the Mercy Service League for its fundraising for the hospital’s Emergency Department project.

The capstone event of Mercy Service League’s Harvest fundraising is the Harvest Ball, which will be held October 15 at the McKinley Room of the Canton Memorial Civic Center. This year’s theme is “Dancing Down Under”, and once again the popular dinner and dancing event promises to be a relaxing evening of fun and fellowship, with the McKinley Room transformed into an enchanting setting. The winner of the $10,000 Harvest Raffle prize will be announced that evening. All proceeds of the Harvest Ball will benefit the renovation and expansion of Mercy’s Emergency Department.

For more information about Mercy Service League’s Harvest fundraising activities, call 330-430-2750.

About Mercy Service League:
The mission of the Mercy Service League is to support the ideals and philosophies of Mercy Medical Center and the ministry of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine through friendship, fellowship and fund-raising. Service League members provide service, outreach and education within the Medical Center and the community.

About Mercy Medical Center:
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see



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