Philadelphia

Photos: The 4th Annual Red & White Ball

More than 600 attendees gathered for the Fourth Annual Red & White Ball on March 4, 2017 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel to raise money for breakthrough therapies and patient services funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Eastern Pennsylvania (LLS).

redFrancomano Family: Elizabeth, Olivia, Ava, Robert, and Hillary

Many of them wearing the signature dress of the evening – red or white, as they made their way down the red carpet

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The most important folks at the event – the ones who have the check in lists

The event raised a record breaking $654,000

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals received the Diamond Award for their commitment in the fight against blood cancers.

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There was a great spread at the cocktail party as well as passed hor dourves

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There was also a raffle to win a brand new 2017 Mercedes-Benz SUV.

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Guests then headed into the ballroom for dinner and a program where they honored Doug Olson, a CLL Survivor.

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Only 2000 raffle tickets were sold at $100

Did I mention the dress for the evening was Red and White, or red or white. I’ve picked out
a few of my favorite outfits.

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Flo Celender and Rick Celender.

HD1_6793 (Custom)Lori Avery and Brian Avery

Heather Formica and Thomas WilliamsHeather Formica and Thomas Williams

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Bobby Chen, Manager at LeFrak, Brianna Hardy, Michael Licca, and Jimmy Red Shoes from Jimmy Choo

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Maxx Hofman, Kelsey Laux, Karen Hofmann, George Hofmann and Karlee Hofmann (in front)

BMark and Adrian Millstein with Ellen Rubesin, Executive Director Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – ‎The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

 

 

 

BJanice and Bob Waitkus with daughter Lauren Iannucci, Sr. Campaign Director, Eastern PA Chapter – ‎The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (c)

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Co-chairs for the evening were Francis X. Gallagher, George Hofmann and Kevin Ryan.
Beautiful Blooms did the flowers, table scapes and decor