Gala event benefits KishHealth

DeKALB – KishHealth System Foundation presents A Formal Affair, Saturday, March 8, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. 

The gala evening begins with a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by an elegant dinner, open bar, and dancing to live music provided by the Gold Coast Orchestra.  

“The Formal Affair supports advances in health care throughout DeKalb County and surrounding communities,” said KishHealth Foundation Executive Director Marcy Rubic.  “Because KishHealth System is committed to taking care of our community members through all stages of life, I am very pleased to announce that this year a significant portion of Formal Affair proceeds will be directed toward the dignified work of KishHealth System Hospice.” The event also will provide needed support for subsidized care, new equipment, facility expansions and wellness education throughout KishHealth System.

Formal Affair corporate sponsors help lead the way with their support. Platinum Sponsors are A-Tec Ambulance, Inc., Castle Bank, Chicago Office Technology Group, The Daily Chronicle and Power Construction Company, LLC. Gold sponsors are Cadence Health and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

Tickets cost $125 per person and table sponsorships are also available.  For more information, visit  or call 815-748-9954.

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