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Saint Luke’s East Hospital – Boo Ball

Elvis was in the building – the Pavilion at John Knox Village – on October 26th. The Pavilion itself was transformed into a casino for a Viva Las Vegas evening, featuring live and silent auctions, dancing and a variety of games. The event was the Boo Ball, a benefit for Saint Luke’s East Hospital. Proceeds are earmarked for the purchase of new stroke perfusion software. Judy and Richard Hastings were the honorary chairmen, and Ashley Boswell and Katie Hammons served as the co-chairmen. 

Kip Dunn and Chip Moxley


Ron Baker, Saint Luke’s East Hospital; and “Elvis Presley” with Susan and Mark Brooks, costume contest winners


Emily Palmisano


Tom and Patti Jackson, “Elvis Presley,” Jodie and Steve Maddox, and Elena Garcia

Also featured in the December 15, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Abundant Moments Photography


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