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Red Dress Gala Celebrates Early Sell Out!


LACONIA, NH – This February marks the 10th Anniversary of the LRGHealthcare Red Dress Gala. The gala planning committee is proud to announce that the event sold out in record time this year! 
Held each year during American Heart Month this signature event will take place on Friday, February 7, 2014, returning to Church Landing at Mill Falls at the Lake, where the first gala was held nine years ago. Proceeds from the Red Dress Gala support cardiac services and technology at LRGHealthcare and for our local EMS partners.
Presented by MB Tractor & Equipment this elegant evening will feature a delicious meal created by The Common Man culinary team, live & silent auctions, and dancing to local favorite Paul Warnick and Phil ‘n the Blanks.
Gala co-chairs Susan Brown of the Lakes Region Floral Studio, Liane Clairmont of Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook, and Stephanie Wentworth of Decorative Interiors are all thrilled by the response.
“Never in a million years did we think the Red Dress Gala would sell out so quickly,” states Clairmont. “The response from the community has been incredible. We speculate that the decision to move the gala back to Church Landing, coupled with this being the 10th anniversary, had a big impact on ticket sales.”
The Red Dress Gala offers great sponsorship and advertising opportunities. With 320 guests businesses receive excellent exposure and marketing benefits. “There is still time to include an ad in the beautiful full-color program booklet,” explains gala co-chair Stephanie Wentworth.  “We are also collecting live and silent auction items and this event is a great way to showcase your business while demonstrating support for an important local cause.”
Susan Brown adds “The outpouring of support during last week’s Children’s Auction and the quick sell-out of the Red Dress Gala are testament that we live in a very unique community.  Businesses and people of the Lakes Region are engaged; they go above and beyond to support important initiatives and that generosity is contagious,” states Brown. “We are so appreciative of the many supporters of this year’s gala, and encourage everyone to support those who support our community.”
MB Tractor joins Gold Sponsor Evroks Corporation; Cocktail Reception Sponsor Bank of New Hampshire; Entertainment Sponsor Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook; Silver Sponsors Decorative Interiors, DiGiorgio Associates Inc./Monitor Builders Inc., FairPoint Communications, Lakes Region General Hospital Auxiliary, Lovering Volvo, and Medical Reimbursement Specialists; Bronze Sponsors BlueSpire Marketing, Franklin Regional Hospital Auxiliary, Franklin Savings Bank, Health Plans, Inc., and Meredith Village Savings Bank.; and Corporate Sponsors Cross Insurance and Holbrook Insurance Center, Inc.  Major event supporters include Church Landing at Mill Falls at the Lake, Comcast Spotlight, Crown Design, Divine Inspirations, Five Star Entertainment, Lakes Region Floral Studio, Paul Warnick and Phil ‘n the Blanks, The Common Man, Tylergraphics, Inc., and live auctioneer Warren Bailey.
To learn more about Red Dress Gala opportunities please contact the Office of Philanthropy: 527-7063 or

Red Dress Gala co-chairs are proud to announce that the 10th Annual Red Dress Gala presented by MB Tractor & Equipment experienced early tickets sales and is now completely sold out with a wait list.  From top: Stephanie Wentworth of Decorative Interiors; Susan Brown of Lakes Region Floral Studio; and Liane Clairmont of Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook.

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.

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