2009 Butterfly Ball - Midland(366) - Event Information
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The Butterfly Ball will honor Nancy M. Schlichting, President and CEO of Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), a leader in the fight against lung disease. Through Schlichting's leadership, HFHS has established a smoke free campus, supported smoking cessation programs for HFHS associates and has provided longtime support for lung disease research and community outreach.
Saturday, May 9, 2009
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The Butterfly Ball is an elegant, black tie, fundraising event for the American Lung Association.
Ron Savage, News Anchor / Reporter Fox 2 will emcee the 2009 event.
The Butterfly Ball raises funds for lung health research, education and advocacy; to carry out the mission of the American Lung Association of Michigan: to prevent lung disease and promote lung health.
Currently 1.3 million Michigan residents are living with life-threatening lung diseases. More than 900,000 suffer from asthma and nearly 500,000 have been diagnosed with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, including Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema).
More than 500 attendees are expected from business/industry, the media, philanthropy, government and the general community.
  • Remarks by Tracy Ross, CEO of the American Lung Association of the Midland States
  • Presentation of awards to honoree
    Tracy Ross, CEO of the American Lung Association of the Midland States presents the 2007 Corporate Lung Health Champion award recipient Elizabeth A. Lowery, Vice President, Environment, Energy and Safety Policy on behalf of General Motors.
  • Celebrities/notables on hand
  • Live and silent auctions
  • Cocktails and dinner
  • Live MusicYIU
The public is invited. Tickets are $250 per person. For tickets and information, contact Jessica Jimenez, development specialist at the American Lung Association of the Midland States, (248) 784-2018 or [email protected].
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