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69th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball

2017 Charity Ball Committee

The 69th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball, A Starlit Evening on the Serengeti was held on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, raising a record-breaking $200,000. This year’s proceeds will benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health.  

The mission of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health, is to meet the needs of the children and families in our region by providing a community-based, child-focused center that facilitates a compassionate, multi-disciplinary approach to the prevention, identification, intervention and treatment of child abuse.

The primary focus is on the well-being of the child, making him or her feel safe and secure so that he or she can share accounts of abuse allegations and begin their journey to healing.

The Children’s Advocacy Center is nationally accredited by the National Children’s Alliance. The proceeds from the Charity Ball will protect and support the most vulnerable people in our communities – our children.

To view photos from Nittany Entertainment's photo booth that evening, click here.

Mercedes-Benz European Driving Adventure Raffle
The Charity Ball Committee held the Mercedes-Benz European Driving Adventure. Courtesy of Mercedes-Benz of State College, this trip includes round trip airfare for two (2)  from Philadelphia, PA or Newark, NJ and the opportunity to spend 5 nights/6 days in first-class hotels as you enjoy a self-guided tour through the Black Forest Alps of Germany and into the Austrian Alps in a luxurious Mercedes-Benz.  Includes a Mercedes-Benz factory tour and lunch.  Over $22,000 was raised through the Mercedes-Benz raffle.

Congratulations to Rob and Alice Thomas of State College, PA who won the trip!

Online Auction
A record-breaking $47,000 was raised through the Online Auction.  Thank you to everyone that participated.

Show above is the 2017 Charity Ball Committee consisting of from left to right:  Kathleen Majewski, Kathleen Hulburt, Amy Gravine, Genevieve Hulburt, Pat Roenigk, Tracie Doucette, Jennifer Driscoll, Jean Moore, Monica Wright, Gina Woskob, Co-Chair, Melissa Hawbaker, Chair, and Rebecca Caylor.



Save the Date!

Event: 70th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Event theme:  To Be Announced

Location: The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, State College
Overnight package available for $99.  Just mention Charity Ball when making reservations at The Penn Stater.


2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the 2017 Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball, email or call Melissa Aungst at 814.231.7836 or download the sponsorship form here.