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

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.


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


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