JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION INVITES YOU TO ‘HOP ABOARD’ THE MARRAKESH EXPRESS AT THEIR 37TH ANNUAL CHARITY BALL

March 6, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUPITER, Fla. (March 6, 2013) – Hop aboard and travel half way around the world for an enchanting evening in Morocco at the 37th Annual Jupiter Medical Center Foundation Ball – Marrakesh Express!  Experience the exotic colors and flair of this legendary Moroccan oasis complete with lively entertainment, gourmet dining and dancing to The Max Band.

The 2013 Ball, chaired by Roseanne and Dennis Williams, will be held at PGA National Resort & Spa, on March 9, 2013, from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. It is a black tie event.

Guests will be swept away by hip-swinging, mesmerizing dances leading up to the annual prize drawing for spectacular items including a luxury BMW 328i Sedan, the Nanis Bicego Olga Lariat Necklace from Hamilton Jewelers Palm Beach Gardens, a Moroccan adventure courtesy of The Travel Gallery, and Maltz Jupiter Theatre VIP seats to the entire 2013-2014 season.

“Jupiter Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the country and is very special to us. To have a medical center of this quality in our community is critically important. It’s a precious resource – and the Annual Ball is a great way to support it,” said Roseanne Williams, Chair of the 2013 Ball. 

Proceeds will fund a new state-of-the-art Informational & Communications Television System at Jupiter Medical Center.

Contributing to the success of the 2013 Ball are Major Platinum Sponsors The Lawrence J. and Florence A. De George Charitable Trust, and Sheridan Healthcare, Inc.; Diamond Sponsors Lawrence F. De George and Suzanne Niedland, and Jane F. Napier; Gold Sponsors include Reneé and Stephen Bisciotti, Carlton Fields, P.A., Charles James Real Estate, Jupiter Emergency Medical Specialists, Inc., Jim and Diane Perrella, Joe and Bebe Riccardo, and Roseanne and Dennis Williams; Silver Sponsors include Jennifer and Monroe N. Benaim, MD, Crowe Horwath, LLP, Isanne and Sanford Fisher, Ralph and Lyn Ianuzzi, Northern Trust, and Joseph and Maggie Taddeo;  Magazine Sponsor Palm Beach Illustrated; Valet Sponsor Braman Motorcars BMW Jupiter; Platinum Underwriters include B/E Aerospace - Amin Khoury Chairman, Roger G. Berk and Ellen Tschappat, Knight Corporations, Shari and Mark Newman, Rick and Phyllis Odle, and Frank and Mimi Walsh; Golden Underwriters Karen and Herb Baum, Hamilton Jewelers Palm Beach Gardens, Elaine and Stephen Timbers; Silver Underwriters Dr. David and Nancy Auth, Raj Bansal, MD, and Urmila Mistry, MD, Black Diamond General Contracting Inc., Paul and Sandra Goldner, Hill, Adams, Hall & Schieffelin, P.A., Jupiter Medical Center Auxiliary, and Dr. and Mrs. Jack Waterman, Chief of Staff, Jupiter Medical Center.

The Ball Honorary Chairmen are comprised of the Foundation’s Chairman of the Board, Peter Crisp, along with his wife Missy, Jupiter Medical Center’s Board Chairman Paul Chiapparone, and his wife, Ruth, and the JMC Auxiliary Board President, Ann Schwartz and her husband, Arthur.

The Annual Ball is the major fundraising and social event of the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation. Since its inception, the Ball has raised more than $3.8 million. Providing leading edge technology and advancing healthcare in the community remains a hallmark of Jupiter Medical Center.

About Jupiter Medical Center Foundation
The Jupiter Medical Center Foundation, the fundraising arm of Jupiter Medical Center, is dedicated to obtaining philanthropic resources to fulfill the critical healthcare needs of our rapidly growing community. Revenues generated through tax-deductible contributions are re-invested in Jupiter Medical Center for new technologies, innovative programming, sophisticated outreach and enhanced facilities to sustain a healthy community. For more information about funding and gifting opportunities, please call the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation at (561) 263-5728 or visit www.jmcfoundation.org.  

About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the medical center has approximately 1,500 team members, 520 physicians and 700 volunteers. Jupiter Medical Center is the recipient of the HealthGrades ‘America’s 50 Best’ Award™ for three years in a row (2011-2013) and the Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for nine years in a row (2005-2013). For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.

# # #

Press Releases- PR 2013