MidState's Moonlight in Venice Gala Raises $70,000

MidState's Moonlight in Venice Gala was held on September 23rd. Over 350 people turned out for a wonderful night in support of MidState Medical Center. Our guests included MidState employees, physicians, community members, members of the Board and staff from across our Hartford HealthCare system. We were pleased to have join us this year the President & Chief Executive Officers of every single one of our hospital partners: Jeff Flaks, Hartford Hospital; Clarence Silvia, The Hospital of Central Connecticut; Steve Larcen; Windham Hospital and Natchaug Hospital; and Elliot Joseph, Hartford HealthCare.

"Tonight we are celebrating our Cancer Center and new levels of excellence," shared president & CEO, Lucille Janatka, as she announced in opening remarks the news that are center received an Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer. "Your support allows us to growth and prosper," she said.

Janatka also took a moment to recognize the generous contributions of the local Cancer Center, for whom the Cancer Center is now named. Gratitude was expressed to the MidState Auxiliary and Gala Chair, Geraldine Meoni, for the time and dedication in planning this event.

In total, The Moonlight in Venice Gala raised $70,000 with over $11,000 in proceeds coming from the silent auction. These funds will directly support the Cancer Center, and ensure that MidState continues to offer the latest in programs and services for our cancer patients.

View the Photos of the Gala