Annual Sweetheart Ball to benefit local Cancer Center to be held February 26

Contact:Elizabeth Dobis
Phone:732-751-7537
Email:edobis@meridianhealth.com

Annual Sweetheart Ball to benefit local Cancer Center to be held February 26

Event to benefit programs and services at the Cancer Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center

The Fourteenth Annual Sweetheart Ball will be held on Saturday, February 26, at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Funds raised at this year's Sweetheart Ball will benefit the programs and services of the Cancer Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. The event, which is chaired by Dr. Kenneth and Ann Marie Nahum and Phil and Marilyn Perricone, will honor Gina Petillo with the William C. Black Award of Hope for her generous contributions to the hospital.

Tickets for the Sweetheart Ball are $200 per person and there are many sponsorship and journal opportunities currently available. 50/50 tickets are also on sale with half of the proceeds benefiting the Cancer Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. This exciting evening will feature both live and silent auctions as well as musical entertainment by Tim McLoone & The Shirleys.

For more information or to secure a sponsorship opportunity, please call Valerie Ryan, special events associate, at 732-751-5101.

Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit university teaching hospital and home to the K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital - the first children's hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program that has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and nationally designated stroke center in the region. Jersey Shore University Medical Center specializes in cardiac care and surgery, orthopedics and rehabilitation, cancer care, and advanced women's and children's health services. For more information on Meridian's advanced services or for a physician referral, call 1-800-DOCTORS, or visit www.JerseyShoreUniversityMedicalCenter.com.