Marin General Hospital Foundation’s annual black-tie gala, New York, New York, was held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in an exquisite tented venue in Corte Madera. Gala Chairs, Karen Pell and Heather Lupa, together with 585 hospital supporters enjoyed an elegant evening that included live music and dancing. Gross proceeds tallying over $750,000 were raised for our new Breast Health Center.

With the June opening of our new Breast Health Center at Drake’s Landing, Marin General Hospital will usher in a new era of personalized treatment and services for the women of Marin. Our comprehensive breast health program encompasses breast wellness, as well as diagnostics, treatment, reconstruction, and breast cancer survivorship.

Specifically designed for every woman’s comfort and convenience, our Breast Health Center will be equipped with the most advanced medical technologies available. With the launch of this new, ultra-modern facility, we look forward to taking our nationally recognized program to an even higher level.

We are so grateful for the support of our community!

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2017 Gala Committee

Chairs: Karen Pell and Heather Lupa
Dinner Committee Members: Pat Abrams, Anita Bonneau, Sharon Early, Kathryn Freeman, Chris Feibusch, Susan Gilardi, Judi Kirshbaum, Nancy Kniesche, KC Lauck, Marie Lyons, Honey Nachman, Kathy Niggeman, Tucky Pogue, Andrea Schultz, Sally Shekou, Marcia Sperling, June Strunk, Julia Violich, Jeanne Plessinger Wang, Cathie Bennett Warner, Sharon Winslow and Susan Young

Leadership Donors to the Breast Health Center Campaign

Marin General Hospital Volunteers, Raccoon Branch
Reta A. Haynes
Pell Family Foundation


Fifth Avenue


Marie Boylan and Jeff Freedman
Cardiovascular Associates of Marin
Sharon A. Early
Chris and Bob Feibusch
Susan and Dennis Gilardi
Judi and Jeff Kirshbaum
KC and Steve Lauck
Marin Cardiac Anesthesia
Nancy and Rich Robbins
San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness / Novato Healthcare and Wellness
The Schultz Foundation
Eric Schwartz and Magda Wesslund
Michael and Susan Schwartz
SSL Law Firm, LLP
Janet Weiner and Michael Savage

Lexington Avenue

Bruce Braden
Bronco Wine Company
Kathryn Freeman
Hennessy Funds

Betsy and Ed McDermott
Bob and Lois Meredith
The O'Hara Family
Mrs. Michael Pescatello
Henry Timnick
Sharon and Clark Winslow

Houston Street

Riva and David Berelson
Helen B. Breck
Stone Coxhead
Ann E. Crump
Jeri Dexter
Elizabeth Enemark and Theodore Carpenter
The Herbst Foundation
Kate and Yaz Krehbiel
Main Street Research
Debbie Matthies
Pete and Louise Petri
Maria Pitcairn
Tucky and John Pogue
William and Mary Poland
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
Vocera Corporate Fund
Cathie Bennett Warner and Chris Warner
Douglas and Nancy Wolcott
Young's Market Company

Table Hosts

1099 D. Street, LLC & Skip and Nancy Kniesche
Pat and Joe Abrams
Bank of Marin
Jeanne Capurro
Cornerstone Financial Services
E&J Gallo Winery
Marianne and Albert Figen Foundation
Gerlach, Kaufman & Otter Families
Hospice by the Bay
Tom and Marie Lyons
Marin Hospitalist Medical Group
Marin Sanitary Service
Moresco Distributing Company
Honey and Jed Nachman
Kathy Niggeman
Karen Pell and Heather Lupa
Performance Contracting, Inc.
David and Marcia Sperling
Mike and Sharon Stone
June and Brian Strunk
The Wang Family
Barbara M. Ward and Roy L. Wonder
Dennis Whipp
Fran Zone

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