MyBayCity Photos By Julie McCallum
The DoubleTree Grand Ballroom Was A Caribbean Paradise
Bay Regional Medical Center and Bay Medical Foundation Host Charity Auction
May 3, 2009
By: Julie McCallum, Entertainment Editor
The DoubleTree Grand Ballroom was converted into Caribbean Paradise for The 2009 Charity Auction hosted by Bay Regional Medical Center and Bay Medical Foundation was held on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bay City.
Victoria MacKenzie, Committee Member/Foundation Specialist,
poses for MyBayCity.
"It amazes me that when all is said and done, we always seem to have an affair that equals or surpasses the previous year," said Dennis Serafini, Chairman of the Bay Medical Foundation Board. "This year is no exception."
Serafini went on to say that this year's project ("Celebrating Life") is to add six (6) new patient suites to the Brian's House. This will allow Brian's House to accommodate fifty percent more patients and families with inpatient skilled hospice care. "Our success is a tribute to the dedication of our local health care system to provide high quality care to the greater bay community," Serafini added.
Serafini, thanked the many who contributed, including the sponsors and donors of items for auctions, volunteers, board members, as well as staff and guests.
(Above) "We had about 450 guests, a hundred more than our previous highest."
said, Keith Markstrom, Director, Bay Medical Foundation.
(Above) It was a perfect fit for the Bay City Steelers Steel Drum Band to supply the musical entertainment for the night.
(Above) Community Co-Chairman, Tim Boutell, has fun with this huge margarita prop.
(Above) Mark Thompson (Paul's Flower's) and Michelle Wilson (River's Bend) are responsible for the beautiful and outstanding Caribbean decor.
(Above) Brian Krause, Dan Couveau, and Blair Moulthrop were in charge of the Pirates Gold.
(Above Left) Heather Bauman of Champion Diversified Inc. was accompanied by her mother Terri Bauman. (Above Right) What a way to kick of the season!!
Community Article 3812
- Feedback From Readers!
On May 04, 2009
at 09:59 AM
Hello Julie and Marlo:
WOW!! WOW!!! Did I say "WOW"????
GREAT coverage on the auction! You divas did an excellent job for us once again! Awesome pictures were taken and we much appreciate the PR!
See you around town and you're invited to our golf outing on Monday, August 3 at the BCCC, too!!!
Make it a great day!
Victoria L. MacKenzie
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