Stark County, Ohio: Mercy Service League will hold its 2010 Harvest Ball on Saturday, October 16, in the Canton Memorial Civic Center’s McKinley Room. Michael V. Tirmonia, D.O., president of Mercy Medical Center’s medical staff, has been named honorary physician chair of this highly anticipated event to benefit Mercy’s emergency department (E.D.) renovation and expansion. Barbara Frustaci and Linda Ganser will serve as Service League co-chairs.
Themed Moon Over the Mediterranean, this year’s Harvest Ball will again be an elegant yet relaxed evening of dining, dancing, fun and fellowship. With no auction, no program and no raffle tickets to purchase during the Service League’s signature event, no wallets are required.
Dr. Tirmonia believes Mercy’s plans to build a new E.D. will benefit the community for years to come. He says, “My wife Allison and I have enjoyed many past Harvest Balls, and we believe in the importance of supporting the new E.D. I encourage members of the medical staff and community to make reservations and join us for an exceptional evening of fun and entertainment.”
Cocktails will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. Dessert and dancing will start at 9 p.m. Attire is Cocktail Party/Black-tie optional. Individual dinner tickets are $175 each; tickets for dessert and dancing (9 p.m. arrival time) are $65. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 330-489-1018.
Major sponsors of the Harvest Ball include: Mercy Medical Staff; Brennan, Manna & Diamond; Signet Healthplex; Baker & Hostetler, LLP; The Repository; Sisters of Charity Health System; Stark County Anesthesia, Inc.; Stark County Emergency Physicians, Inc.; Tzangas, Plakas, Mannos & Raies Ltd. Media sponsor is Mix 94.1 and News-Talk 1480 WHBC. Many other businesses, organizations and individuals are also sponsors and underwriters of Harvest Ball 2010.
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 cantonmercy.org.
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