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Baptist Hospital "Jeans and Jewels" Ball
Raising $300,000 for Baptist Hospital Radiology Department
 

Co-chairs Tom and Leslie Murphy and Hope and Jack Ziffer, M.D. Mr. Murphy is a member of the Baptist Health Foundation Board and Dr. Ziffer is chief of radiology at Baptist Hospital.


Becky and Calvin Babcock, Baptist Hospital Board chairman
and Baptist Health Board of Trustees member.

Nostalgia, glitter and rock 'n' roll brought down the house at the 30th anniversary of the Baptist Hospital Ball at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa. Nearly 650 guests danced around the theme of "Rock 'n' Royalty," at the milestone event, which represented the first informal "jeans and jewels" gala affair for Baptist Hospital. This exciting, non-traditional fundraising evening raised more than $300,000 for a great cause the Radiology Department at Baptist Hospital.

Dr. Jack and Hope Ziffer and Tom and Leslie Murphy were co-chairs for the event. "This has been an unbelievable experience for Hope and me," said Dr. Ziffer. "This gala has been a resounding success in raising funds for the Radiology Department while enjoying an outstanding evening."

Presenting Sponsors were Coastal Construction Group and Radiology Associates of South Florida. Other major sponsors included Sheridan Healthcare, Inc., AvMed, Inc., Advanced Medical Specialties, Respironics and Buchwald Jewelers, Inc.

Reliving the concert experience, guests passed through "security," approached the "ticket booths," steered clear of "scalpers," and posed for the "paparazzi" all while listening to old-school rock 'n' roll from 93Rock during the reception.

Inside the ballroom, concert covers of 70's/80's rock hits courtesy of Dr. Jack Ziffer and Ziffer 6 brought back sweet memories, while guests dined and danced in royal style. The Healers, a Latin rock-and-fusion band featuring Dr. Raul Valor, grooved folks well into the night.

This year's proceeds will support Baptist Hospital's Department of Radiology. New technologies, along with advances in research and education, contribute to faster and more accurate diagnosis. To continue to excel, the acquisition of new technology will be a priority. A philanthropic partnership between Baptist Hospital and the residents of South Florida will contribute to a healthier community.

For more information, call Barbara Norland at 796-596-6777, or e-mail barbarano@baptisthealth.net.


Founders Society members Bill Wilson, chairman of the Baptist Hospital Foundation Board, and Samantha Wilson.

Founders Society members
Bo Boulenger, CEO of Baptist Hospital, and Jill Boulenger.

Century Club members Suzanne and Brian E. Keeley, president and
CEO of Baptist Health.


Founders Society member Rudy Kranys, chairman of the Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute Foundation Board,
with Lois Russell.

Century Club members Drs. Joel Schenkman, Baptist Health Foundation Board member, and Randy Schenkman.

Barry Katzen, M.D., medical director of Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute,
and his wife Judith.


Alyse and Jonathan Messinger, M.D.

Century Club members Norma Ryder
and Fred Newcomb.

Century Club member Ollie Hill and
Founders Society member Bonnie Muller


Founders Society administrator Jamie Thomas, Pam Garrison, Stephen Parsons, vice president and chief development officer, Baptist Health Foundation, Founder Society member Kirk Landon and Risa Parsons.

Eugene Eisner, M.D., president of Baptist Hospital Medical Staff, and his wife Karen.


Dr. Kevin and Judy Abrams.

Dr. Raul and Doris Valor.

Dr. Tony and Dorcas Gonzalez.


Century Club member Ruth Rosenberg with her son Ronald.

Founders Society members Dr. Omar Pasalodos, chairman of the Doctors Hospital Foundation Board,
and his wife Lisa.

Founders Society members Donald Krasner and Fifi Fields.


Marcia Trattler, Phillis Oeters, corporate vice president
of government and community relations, Baptist Health,
and Henry Trattler, M.D.

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