Annual Benefit Supports the William R. Bliss Cancer Center
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames, Iowa.
Register today for a fun-filled evening benefiting the William R. Bliss Cancer Center!
4:00 p.m. Registration and silent auction opens, Derby wagering begins
5:15 p.m. Kentucky Derby – live viewing (approximate – official post time TBA)
5:20 p.m. Gaming tables open, including High Roller’s Poker Tournament
7:30 p.m. Program and Live Auction
Elegant heavy hors d’oeuvres and complimentary wine, beer and assorted non-alcoholic beverages will be served throughout the evening. Cash bar will also be available.
Everyone is welcome to attend! Register online or download the RSVP now.
Tickets are $75, and all proceeds will benefit the William R. Bliss Cancer Center. The center provides inpatient care, radiation oncology and educational resources, open to the public through the Cancer Resource Center.
For more information contact the MGMC Foundation at 515-239-2147.
Silent and Live Auctions
More than 80 items will be available! There are many great trips, dinners and other packages that are perfect to share with friends and family!
View this week’s featured items.
We are excited to offer an online auction! Select items will be available for online, pre-event bidding. It is similar to other online auction sites, with automatic bidding and buy-it-now capabilities.
Learn more and preview auction items.
Suggested Attire and Hat Contest
Ladies often wear nice summer dresses and fun hats – the bigger the better! For the gentlemen, light colored suits or blazers with collared shirts are typical. Festive attire and hats are encouraged - we will even have a hat contest!
Secret judges will be on the lookout for:
- The Head-Turner
- The Biggest Hat
- The Most Creative Fascinator
- Miss “Hat-itude”
Thank you to the 2013 Planning Committee
2013 Event Co-Chairs
Katie Youngberg and Renee Hansen
2013 Committee Chairs
Buffy Clatt, Molly Doolittle, Stacy Dreyer, Nicole Gebhart, Cari Hague, Beth Henningsen, Mary Pink, Amy Salama
2013 Committee Members
Barbara Burnham, Sarah Buss, Carrie Copley, Hillary Deike, Alison Easter, Deb Fennelly, Becky Gordon, Kelly Grandgenett, Tami Goodhue, Sakina Husain, Kim Iiams, Alecia Johnson, Corinne Mattson, Jody Meyers, Krista Mizerak, Molly Neal-Wong, Marcy Nelson, Jackie Olson, Nita Peterson, Eman Salti, Bea Smith, Karen Strehlow; Amber Upah, Betsy Waite, Christine Weydert, Krista Wrage, Lori Youngberg
Thank you to our 2013 Sponsors
This event is made possible in part by the generous support of our 2013 Mary Greeley Medical Center Sponsors.