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Saint Luke’s Foundation – Boo Ball

October 24th is the date for Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Boo Ball. The sixth annual event will take place at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center, and guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and HOWL 2 GO dueling piano entertainment. Proceeds will support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Saint Luke’s East Hospital.

All Committee Photo - large file
Boo Ball Committee: (Seated) Keri Matthew, Lauri Meyer, J.J. Coates, Jessica Ramirez, Judy Schmoeger, Chairman Bren Brown, Medical Chairman Dr. Katherine Florendo, Kelsie Fell, Michele Spilker, Trish Frevert, and Sharel Hager (standing) Lee Smith, Randy Smith, Jennifer Wolf, Emily Simpson, Kari Simpson, Chairman Mike Brown, Kim Berwald-Viar, Teresa Dolson, Susan Sexton, Toni Tygart, Elizabeth Lester, and Debra Lawrence

Also featured in the September 5, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Abundant Moments Photography



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