The Medicine Ball, Abbott Northwestern’s fundraising gala, will be
held Sept. 23 at the Hilton Minneapolis. Foundation Board Members Cari Erickson
and Cynthia MacMillan will host, PurpleX will entertain, and KSTP-TV
Meteorologist Ken Barlow will emcee “Starry Night.”
in five adults and one in five children in America live with a mental health
condition, and one in 10 adults is addicted to drugs or alcohol.
help can be discouraging and can sometimes feel like a hopeless process for
patients and family members,” says Dr. Beth LaRusso, medical director, Mental Health,
Abbott Northwestern Hospital. “Abbott Northwestern is developing solutions so
that patients receive the right care, in the right place, at the right time.”
is no fundraising at the event. For tickets and other information, contact Anne Langaard, 612-863-4612. Since
2005, the Medicine Ball has raised more than $7.2 million for the programs and
patients of Abbott Northwestern Hospital.