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44th Annual Gold Ball Breaks Fundraising Record

A new record was set at the 44th Annual Gold Ball this spring with $650,000 raised for John C. Lincoln Health Network community and hospital programs.

david and joan lincoln at gold ball 2013
David and Joan Lincoln celebrate at The Gold Ball 2013.

"Through this generous support, thousands of lives in the community will be impacted through medically innovative programs, advanced technology and Desert Mission programs," said Marcia Mintz, CEO of the John C. Lincoln Health Foundation. "Thank you so much for your continued trust in the John C. Lincoln Health Foundation and your commitment to changing lives and saving lives."

Proceeds — a 7.5 percent increase from the previous year — support the John C. Lincoln Health Network with emphasis on the Breast Health and Research Center, Level I Trauma Center at North Mountain, the Virginia G. Piper Center of Pediatric Excellence at John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital, and Desert Mission community programs such as the Food Bank, Community Health Center, Children’s Dental Clinic and more.

Laura Williams served as chair of the ball, a spring tradition hosted by the John C. Lincoln Health Foundation Guild.

Generous event sponsors helped make the ball possible. Special thanks go to the following sponsors:

  • Partner Level: DPR Construction, Lincoln Emergency Physicians and Republic Services.
  • Sustainer Level: Affiliated Hospitalists, Delta Dental of Arizona, John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital Medical Staff, John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital Medical Staff, Joan and David Lincoln, Medical Diagnostic Imaging Group, Ltd., Ventas and W.D. Manor Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
  • Benefactor Level: APS, Arizona Oncology, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Independent Hospitalists and Alliance Medical Clinic, Integrated Medical Services, and Valley Surgical Clinics, Ltd. and Acute Care Surgical Specialists, LLC.

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