Northwestern Medicine

KishHealth System Foundation to Present Formal Affair

Kishwaukee Hospital Cancer Center February 18, 2016


DEKALB, ILKishHealth System Foundation, now part of Northwestern Medicine, will present, The Formal Affair, Saturday, March 5, 2016, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom in the Holmes Student Center, at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. The gala evening begins with a cocktail reception at 5:30 pm followed by an elegant dinner, open bar, and dancing to live music.

This year the Formal Affair will benefit the services and support groups offered by the Cancer Center and Hospice. These health system services benefit greatly from the Formal Affair and donor contributions because many of its programs, including music therapy and bereavement services, are supported fully by donations. Cancer Center and Hospice patients receive care which includes many ancillary services of the health system, including nutrition services, massage and physical therapy, pain management, and more. The continued support of the community also provides needed funds for subsidized care, new equipment, facility expansions, and wellness education throughout KishHealth System.

Formal Affair corporate sponsors help lead the way with their support. The Presenting Sponsor is: Power Construction Co., LLC; Platinum Sponsors are: First National Bank, Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary, and Valley West Hospital Auxiliary; Gold Sponsors are: NB&T and Upstaging, Inc.; Silver Sponsors are: Anesthesia Associates, Doctors of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern Medicine, Shaw Media, and Walgreens Community Affairs

For more information about the event, the services it supports, and how to contribute, please call the KishHealth System Foundation at 815.748.9954.