Mercy Service League's 2011 Harvest Ball Raises Funds to Benefit ED Renovation

Mercy Service League’s 2011 Harvest Ball Raises Funds to Benefit ED Renovation

Posted on: October 26, 2011

Stark County, Ohio: Mercy Service League held its 2011 Harvest Ball on Saturday, Oct. 15 in the Canton Memorial Civic Center’s McKinley Room. Albert T. Domingo, M.S., M.D., president of Mercy Medical Center’s medical staff, served as honorary physician chair, and Linda Ganser and Michelle Johnson served as Mercy Service League co-chairs. The event raised more than $250,000 to benefit Mercy Emergency Department’s renovation and expansion project.

Themed “Dancing Down Under,” this year’s Harvest Ball was considered “an elegant yet relaxed evening of dining, dancing, fun and fellowship.” Harvest Ball is a highlight of Mercy Service League’s yearlong fundraising efforts.

“Harvest Ball celebrates the continuing mission of Mercy Medical Center and contributes to the hospital’s future by supporting the planned renovation and expansion of the emergency department,” Domingo said. “I am grateful to everyone for their support of this critical project that will benefit our patients, their families and our community for years to come.”

Major sponsors of the 2011 Harvest Ball included Mercy Medical Center Medical Staff; Baker & Hostetler, LLP; Sisters of Charity Health System; Stark County Anesthesia, Inc.; Stark County Emergency Physicians; The Repository; and Tzangas, Plakas, Mannos & Raies, Ltd. Many other businesses, organizations and individuals were also sponsors and underwriters of Harvest Ball 2011.

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 Carroll County, 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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