A couple active in local business and philanthropic communities, Kim Ciccarelli Kantor and Jan Kantor, have been named Chairs of the 57th Annual NCH Hospital Ball, to be held Saturday, November 14, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort, Naples.
“We are grateful to the Kantors for stepping forward to lead this elegant fundraising gala, which this year will benefit the NCH Stroke Program,” said Allen Weiss, M.D., President and CEO, NCH Healthcare System. “I have had the good fortune to work closely with Kim as she has provided years of service and dedication to NCH as a member of the NCH Healthcare System Board and as Chair of our Planned Giving Committee. Currently, she is a member of the NCH Healthcare Foundation Committee.
Jan brings a long history of community service and expertise in business management that will be invaluable as we begin our journey to a successful fundraiser.”
“We are honored to serve as Chairs for the 2015 NCH Hospital Ball. We are grateful for the opportunities we have had to assist NCH Healthcare System and others in ensuring the very best healthcare—including stroke services—areavailable to the residents of Southwest Florida,” said Kim whose family members, including seven siblings and their families primarily reside in Naples.
“Community hospitals play such a critical role in serving the local medical and healthcare needs, and they deserve the community’s financial support to grow and expand to meet current and future needs,” said Jan. “We are pleased that proceeds from this year’s Ball will help ensure NCH continues to offer state-of-the-art technology and staff are trained in the latest techniques to assess and treat the growing number of stroke patients.”
The 2015 NCH Hospital Ball will be held Saturday, November 14, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort, Naples. Tickets are $500 per person and include live and silent auctions, as well as dinner, dancing and entertainment throughout the evening. The NCH Physician of the Year and Nurses of the Year Awards are also presented during the program.
For sponsorship and ticket information, please call Monica Biondo at (239) 624-2019 or visit www.nchmd.org/hospitalball.