Hurley Ball Raises $165,000 for Hurley's Children’s Hospital
April 24-The Hurley "Carnival" came to town Sat. April 21st, turning the Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint into a big top featuring fine dining, dancing, entertainment, and an “over the top” silent auction!
Charlotte Edwards, Chair, Hurley Board of Managers and
Melany Gavulic, Hurley President & CEO
The elegant black tie gala with a “Carnival” theme was a huge success, with over 400 people attending. The annual extravaganza raised $165,000 to benefit Hurley Children’s Hospital, a hospital within a hospital which opened in November 2011.
Angie Cuneaz, Special Events Director, Hurley Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Brian Nolan
and Richard Warmbold, Ph.D., President, Hurley Foundation
In keeping with the“Carnival” theme, the ballroom was transformed into a funland for kids and adults alike—complete with cotton candy, popcorn, special prizes and other exciting activities. This year’s silent auction included a wide variety of items on which to bid throughout the evening.
Mayor of Flint Dayne Walling with Austin Perez, Karin and Mike Burnett, Co-Chairs, Hurley Benefit Ball
April LaGrone & Alex Ray. Austin, April and Alex
all served as pediatric representatives at the Hurley Ball
The Hurley Foundation, organizer of the event, thanks co-chairs Karin & Mike Burnett, as well as the sponsors, in-kind sponsors, guests, volunteers and Hurley staff who made this very special evening possible.
Hurley employees, nurses, physicians and guests enjoying the Hurley Ball!