WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (December 5, 2018) — The Palm Beach & Martin Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross is pleased to announce the 61st International Red Cross Ball. Distinguished Honorary Chairs are General Richard B. Myers and Mrs. Mary Jo Myers, and the event will recognize and pay tribute to the service men, women and families in our community.
At 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019, guests will gather at the Norton Museum of Art with a reception and receiving line of honored guests.
“We want to celebrate the men and women who serve our country and the sacrifice their families make when they are deployed,” said Jennifer Durrant, executive director of the Palm Beach & Martin Counties Chapter. More than 400 people are expected to attend the event, which will raise funds for the vital lifesaving programs and services of the chapter.
Co-chairmen of the event are: Mrs. Veronica Atkins, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Butler, Mr. Steven H. Collis, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gulbrandsen, Lieutenant General Patricia Horoho, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hutchison, Ms. Y. Michele Kang, Mr. Murray Kessler and Ms. Sarah Davis, Mrs. Hildegarde “Hillie” Mahoney, Mr. and Mrs. Raj Mantena, Ambassador Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, The Honorable Mary Mochary, Ms. Suzanne Niedland, Ambassador Mary Ourisman, Mr. and Mrs. Chirag Patel, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Patsley, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Saunders III, Mr. James Schenck, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Vecellio, Mrs. Rhonda Wilkins and The Honorable Beverly White Yeager.
Sponsorship opportunities for the 61st International Red Cross Ball are available by contacting Jennifer Durrant at firstname.lastname@example.org or (561) 650-9144. For more information visit redcross.org/redcrossintlball.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support for families affected by disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that saves lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. For more information, visit redcross.org/southflorida or visit us on Twitter at @SFLRedCross.