From the Heart Gala 2017

Over 300 people attended Heartland Health Centers’ 2nd annual
“From the Heart Gala, on October 7, 2017 at the Montgomery Club.

Thanks to the incredible generosity of so many, we raised over $120,000!  We were honored to be able to celebrate the achievements of From the Heart Award recipients:

 John Mayes, Trilogy Inc.
Ed Stellon, Heartland Health Outreach
Rob Ferrino, Madison Construction

Thanks to all those who participated in the wheel, silent auction, live auction and paddle raise at the Gala. We appreciate your generosity as well as the friends and businesses who donated to the silent and live auctions.


Heartland Health Centers is extremely grateful to all those who sponsored our event: Heartland Alliance, Madison Construction/Three Corners Development, Quest Diagnostics, Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare, Illinicare Health, Genoa Healthcare Company, Manske Dieckmann Thompson Architects, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Gwenn Rausch, Melanie Ginn, Thresholds, Anonymous, Shaheena Ahmed, Mutual of America, Kay Berkson, Sally Bleeks and Janet Syverson, Meridian, Molly Bougearel, David Campbell, Laurie Carrier, DeLauter Inc., Randy Johnson, Doug King, Desiree and Mark Phillips, Pharmacy One, Barb Runyen, Letty Sargant, Rush College of Nursing and US Bank

The evening included music by Kai Alexander. Joining in the festivities were Ji Suk Yi as our Emcee and auctioneer Jason Lamoreaux who led a lively response to the paddle raise and live auction.

 Check back soon to view photos from the event! 

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Thanks to the volunteers and the Gala Committee and Development Board for their dedication in making “From the Heart Gala” a night to remember.

Host Committee
Shaheena Ahmed * Sally Bleeks * Molly Bougearel * David Campbell *
Laurie Carrier * Jenise Celestin * Stacey Connelly * Kathleen Delaney *
Phillip Dothard * Eileen Durkin * Rob Ferrino * Sandy Gaynor * Melanie Ginn
* Randy Johnson * Mark Ishaug * Doug King * Henry Lotsof * John Mayes
* Sheila O’Neil * Darlene Pereda * Gwenn Rausch * Barb Runyen * Letty Sargant * Thom Serafine * Sara Shapiro * Janet Syverson * Patrick Thompson * Candace Wendell * Donna Wiggs * Oscar Zambrano

Development Board
Sally Bleeks * Eileen Durkin * Sandy Gaynor * Doug King * Henry Lotsof * Darlene Pereda * Gwenn Rausch * Barb Runyen * Sara Shapiro * Janet Syverson * Candace Wendell * Donna Wiggs

Heartland Health Centers Board of Directors 
Fahad Al-Nimah * Ruth Barrera * David R. Campbell * Benjamin Correia-Harker * Phillip Dothard * Chris Gilge * Doris Gray * MaryKathryn Hurd * Doug Klegon * Linda Lozano * Jerome Lucas * Diane MacDonald * Patricia Parsons * Darlene Pereda * Kristin Plocinik * Gwenn Rausch * Thomas Serafine