Oral Health America to sponsor 17th Annual Gala

Nov. 22, 2006
The event--scheduled for Feb. 22, 2006, in Chicago--will raise funds to support educational and service programs designed to improve oral health.

CHICAGO--Oral Health America, a non-profit organization that has been dedicated to improving oral health for all Americans for 50 years, will be holding its 17th Annual Gala Dinner and Silent Auction Feb. 22, 2006, at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois.

The event will raise funds to support educational and service programs designed to improve oral health.

The Oral Health America Gala, held each year during the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, is one of the dental industry's premier networking events. This year's theme is "Connect in Chicago." Many companies use the event as an opportunity to entertain key clients or business associates.

The black tie optional evening features dinner, dancing, cash prize raffle, and a silent auction. The auction includes jewelry, restaurant and theater certificates, celebrity items, and advertising space. The event raises critical funds for helping provide dental care to those without access to treatment.

The 2007 Gala Committee consists of Mary J. Hayes, DDS, Event Chair, Pediatric Dental Health Associates; Richard Celko, DMD, Aetna Dental; Tom Czervionke, McCarthy Communications; Chuck Dushman, Sonrisas Plan Dental; Milly Goldstein, The Bosworth Company; Margaret Pagel, Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics; Tony Montemurro, Septodont; Pam Hemmen, Patterson Dental; Nancy Sakaduski, Sakaduski Marketing Solutions; Keith Suchy, DDS; Margaret S. Cottrell, Confirm Monitoring Systems; Teresa May, Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., Inc.; Anne Steinbock, Whip Mix Corporation; Bernard J. Beazley, Event Chair Emeritus; Joseph Donohue, Oral Health America; and Alison Hayes, Oral Health America.

The Oral Health America 17th Annual Gala Dinner and Silent Auction will run from 7pm to 11pm on February 22, 2006. Tickets are $250 each; a table for 10 can be purchased for $2,200. Oral Health America is also seeking event sponsors at the Gold ($2,000+) and Platinum ($5,000+) levels.

For tickets or information on sponsorships and donations, please contact Joe Donohue at OHA at (312) 836-9900 or via e-mail at [email protected].