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Service to Humanity Gala

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    Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

    Thank you to each of the 1,500 people who gathered at the Saint Paul RiverCenter for a spectacular evening of dining, dancing and donating. More than $1.4 M was raised thanks to your generosity. 

    This year, the Fund-a-Need focused on the Hybrid Operating room raising $230,000. To learn more about this unique operating room, watch the Hybrid Operation Room video

    Congratulations to the 2017 Service to Humanity Honorees!

    Mark Heller, MDPhysician Honoree: Mark Heller, MD

    2017 Physician Honoree Mark Heller, MD, is described as an eternal optimist. His upbeat personality and drive to excel has had a ripple effect throughout United Hospital, inspiring those around him to match his passion for excellence through change and growth. Dr. Heller, along with his wife Ann, lend that same enthusiasm and support to the United Hospital Foundation.

    Russell KingCommunity Honoree: Russell King

    2017 Community Honoree Russell King, president of King Capital Corporation, is a longtime friend to United Hospital Foundation. As the immediate past chair, and with all his roles with the Foundation board, he helped grow and transform the Foundation. He has developed the Board’s professionalism, processes and engagement. Thousands, including community members, patients and staff, have benefited from his insights and contributions. 

      Thank you to our sponsors: John Nasseff & Helene Houle, Russell & Andrea King, Dr. Mark & Ann Heller, Peter J. King Family Foundation, Ecolab, McGough, and St. Paul Radiology