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Red Cross Announces 2017 Red Cross Ball

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We are excited to host this year’s ball during Red Cross Month

Annual event to take place in Hartford on March 25, 2017

The American Red Cross presents the 12th Annual Red Cross Ball on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 6 – 10 p.m. at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. 

This year’s ball will take place during Red Cross Month and will celebrate the work of the Red Cross mission with a special focus on fire safety and the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign. 

“We are excited to host this year’s ball during Red Cross Month,” said Mario Bruno, CEO, American Red Cross Connecticut and Rhode Island Region. “Each year, in March, we celebrate the lifesaving mission of the Red Cross. This year, we choose to focus on highlighting fire safety and our home fire campaign. This program has helped to save more than 100 lives across the country and we look forward to sharing this incredibly important aspect of our mission with the community.” 

WTNH Good Morning Connecticut co-anchor Laura Hutchinson will emcee this year’s event. The ball will feature an evening full of fun and inspiration featuring a live and silent auction and live band. 

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2017 Red Cross Ball are now available. For more information, please contact Libby Richardson at or 860-678-4310.

Ticket sales will begin in 2017. For more Information

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or visit us on Twitter at @CTRedCross.