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LRGHealthcare Red Dress Gala: Lady in Red will feature Delicious Meal, Rockin' Entertainment, and Fabulous Auction Items!


LACONIA, NH – The 14th LRGHealthcare Red Dress Gala presented by MB Tractor & Equipment will be held on Friday, February 9th at Church Landing at Mill Falls at the Lake in Meredith.


Held each year during American Heart Month, proceeds from the Red Dress Gala will benefit cardiac services and technology at LRGHealthcare.


With the theme Lady in Red, the planning committee is excited to welcome hundreds of guests dressed to the nines. The evening will feature a delicious meal created by The Common Man culinary team, dancing to the very talented Eric Grant Band, and a live auction courtesy of auctioneer Jesse Thompson.


Sneak Peek … this year’s live auction will feature some top-of-the-line items, including but not limited to: a guitar in memorabilia case signed by members of the Grateful Dead, donated by Dr. & Mrs. Paul Racicot; a Golf & Stay Package at Willowbend Country Club Golf on the Cape donated by Meredith Bay a Southworth Property; a Golf & Stay Package at TPC Sawgrass donated by Robin Bass; a Social Membership for the Family at Akwa Marina Yacht Club; a special concert package to be redeemed in 2018 at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion; a private catered event (or value may be used in café) courtesy of Annie’s Café & Catering; a Six-Course Harvest Style Plated Dinner for Sixteen Guests courtesy of Contigiani’s Catering Service; an Alfresco Dining Experience for 20 Guests on the Faro Italian Grille Rooftop Deck overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee; a Custom Fieldstone Fire Pit donated by FMS Landscape; a Night Out with Friends at any Fratello’s Italian Grille or Homestead Restaurant; a Suite for 18 at a 2018 New Hampshire Fisher Cats game which includes food and parking, thanks to Independence Financial Advisors; donated by O Steaks & Seafood a 5-Course Tasting Dinner for 6 Guests at Chef’s Table; $1,000 in goods or services at Rowell’s Services; and a fabulous package to Gunstock Mountain Resort valued at over $1,000! There are still opportunities to include an item in the live or silent auction – please contact Becky Doherty in the LRGHealthcare Office of Philanthropy (527-7063 or for more information.  


The committee is also incredibly grateful to our generous sponsors. Presenting Sponsor MB Tractor & Equipment is joined by: Candy Bar Sponsor Cartier Group HAZMAT Solutions; Champagne Toast Sponsor DiGiorgio Associates Inc./Monitor Builders Inc.; Cocktail Reception Sponsor MRS – Medical Management & Reimbursement Specialists, LLC; Entertainment Sponsor Lakes Region General Hospital Auxiliary; Photo Booth Sponsor Bank of New Hampshire; Silver Sponsors Cerner Corporation and Lovering Volvo; and Valet Sponsor Atlantic Parking Services, LLC (APS). Bronze Sponsors include: AutoServ of Tilton; Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion; Bay Point Financial; Binnie Media; Creative Marketing Guru; FairPoint, A Consolidated Communications Company; Faro Italian Grille; Franklin Regional Hospital Auxiliary; Franklin Savings Bank; Lawson Persson & Chisholm, PC; LRGHealthcare Senior Leadership Team; Meredith Village Savings Bank; North Country Soil Services; Northern Design; Dr. & Mrs. Paul Racicot; and Salon Amara. Community Partners include: Cross Insurance; Landmark Benefits; Stewart’s Ambulance Service, and Tufts Health Freedom Plan.


Major event supporters include: WB Media1; Church Landing at Mill Falls at the Lake; Geoff Cunningham, Pianist; Divine Inspirations Design Studio; Eric Grant Band; JMG Marketing; Lakes Region Floral Studio; Lee’s Candy Kitchen; MetroCast; MW Animation & Video; Salmon Press Newspapers; Stacey Brobst Photography; The Common Man; The Laconia Daily Sun; Jesse Thompson; Tylergraphics, Inc.; and VT & NH Photo Booths.


For more information about the Red Dress Gala, please contact the LRGHealthcare Office of Philanthropy: 527-7063 or


LRGHealthcare is a not-for-profit healthcare charitable trust representing Lakes Region General Hospital, Franklin Regional Hospital, and affiliated medical providers. LRGHealthcare’s mission is to provide quality, compassionate care and to strengthen the well-being of our community.

Photo: Community business leaders come together to support and promote LRGHealthcare’s Red Dress Gala, to be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Church Landing in Meredith. This year’s theme: Lady in Red!


Pictured from left to right: Gala Co-chair and Bank of New Hampshire Commercial Banking Officer Katie Reid; Gala Co-chair and Interior Designer at Decorative Interiors Stephanie Wentworth; and Marc & Heidi Bourgeois of MB Tractor & Equipment, Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 Red Dress Gala.

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