~~Mercer Health cancels 2020 Charity Ball, Corvette Raffle will continue

The 2020 Mercer Health Charity Ball has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Charity Ball, the annual fundraiser hosted by the Medical, Educational, and Development (MED) Foundation in support of the local healthcare system, was scheduled for November 21.

“The Charity Ball Committee and I are devastated to share this news with you. Our hearts are saddened to not have the event this year, but our minds know it is the best decision” Deb Hemmelgarn, Director of the MED Foundation, said. “We are committed to doing our part to help protect our guests, sponsors, vendors and our local healthcare system.”

The affiliated Corvette Reverse Raffle will continue as planned on November 21, and tickets are available now. Purchase your chance to win an all-new redesigned 2020 Blade Silver Metallic Corvette Stingray Coupe at the following locations:

• Hospitality Gift Shop at Mercer Health
• Floral Reflections, St. Henry
• Mercer Health Home Care, Celina
• Bud’s Chevrolet, Buick, Corvette, St. Marys
• The Mr. Shoppe, Coldwater
• Moeller Brew Barn, Maria Stein
• Mercer County Elks, Celina
• Brides & Beyond, St. Henry
• The Wooden Shoe, Minster

Tickets can also be purchased online at www.mercer-health.com or by contacting the MED Foundation at 419-678-5679. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold and the winner of the car need not be present to win. A $50,000 cash option is also available to the winner.

The Charity Ball committee is currently exploring options to offer an online experience for the raffle. Additional information will be shared as it becomes available.

“Though it’s true that our 2020 event will no longer take place in the way that we intended, the Charity Ball Committee will continue to strive to make next year's event the most unique and most celebrated event in west-central Ohio!” Hemmelgarn said. "Next year's Charity Ball is scheduled to be held on Saturday, November 20, 2021."



Thank you to the 2019 Charity Ball sponsors!

Diamond Sponsors-

Community Sports and Therapy Center
Romer's Catering

Sapphire Sponsors-

Briarwood Village & Celina Manor
Homan, Inc.
The Messenger Press
John & Kathy Spoltman

Emerald Sponsors-

Drs. Amaran, Roode, Snow & Vanan
Drs. Mark Brown & Ed Hosbach
Buschur Feeds & Leugers Insurance
Celina Moose Lodge #1473
Celina Tent
Coldwater Dental
DRI Rubber
Four U Packaging
Finkes, Hemmelgarns & Siefrings
Lester & Dolores Hartings Family
Hazelnut Coffee Company
Howell, Gast-Schlater & Co., L.P.A.
Dr. Rajendra Kakarla
Roger & Lisa Klenke
Lamm’s Insurance Agency
Mercer Health Friends & Family
Midwest Emergency Physicians Services & Grand Lake Eye Care
Midwest Rebuilds
Moeller Trucking
Otterbein St. Marys SeniorLife
The Peoples Bank Co.
Preferred Insurance Center
Ken Puthoff Family
Puthoff & Friends
R Design & Marketing
RB Advertising
RCS Construction
Jesse & Karen Rose
Schleucher Law Firm
St. Henry Dental
The St. Henry Bank
St. Henry Football Coaches
Dr. Eric Seward
Stachler Concrete
Stammen Insurance
State of the Heart Care
Tailspin Brewing Co.
The Wennings
Drs. Jonathan & Michelle Winner

Specialty Sponsors
Cooper Farms, Entertainment Sponsor
Floral Reflections, Floral Décor Sponsor
Wabash Mutual Telephone Company, Cocktail Social Sponsor
St. Henry Tile Co., Inc., Dessert Sponsor
Bella’s Italian Grille, Signature Cocktail Sponsor
Sycamore Management, Hors D’ouvres Sponsor
Celina Eagles 1291, Photography Sponsor
Niswonger Performing Arts Center, Signature Gift Sponsor
Moorman, Harting & Company, Raffle Supervision Sponsor
Moeller Brew Barn, Craft Beer Sponsor
Garmann/Miller Architects-Engineers, Valet Sponsor
Second National Bank, Snack Bar Sponsor

Other Supporting Sponsors
Benanzer Nursery
Coldwater Custom Trim & Millwork
Kline Timber Company
Liberty Wayne Electric
NKT Productions
Schmitz Enterprise
Setex, Inc.

2020-2021 Charity Ball Committee
Vennila Amaran
Danielle Dues
JoAnn Hartings
Deb Hemmelgarn
Jaime Hawk
Connie Hein
Sharon Hibner
Stacy Klosterman
Mindy Kremer
Lindsey Moeller
Morgan Post
Nycky Stammen
Dee Uhlenhake
Mandy Wendel
Becca Wenning
Mary Lou Wenning
Kristen Wynk