Grinnell Regional Medical Center hosted a lively celebration in honor of its 50th anniversary. The Blue Jean Ball held Saturday, Aug. 2
6, gathered just over 225 friends of GRMC
for a night of fun, food, dancing and blue jeans.
By the end of the evening GRMC had raised almost $18,000 to purchase new medical and wellness equipment.
The evening’s entertainment was provided by TVK, a live band from Chicago.
“We have some truly wonderful friends,” says Denise Lamphier, director of communications and development. “We had a great planning committe
e of volunteers and staff help make this event special for our 50th anniversary. Everyone had a great time and we are excited to have received this generous support for our ongoing equipment needs.”
Sponsors for the night were:
Headline Sponsors – Grinnell College
Couture – Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company
Boot Cut Sponsors – Michael & Susan Witt Foundation and Poweshiek Mutual Insurance Association
Stonewashed Sponsors – Grinnell Chamber of Commerce, The Claude
W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation, and Vander Linden Construction, Inc.
Dark Blue Sponsors – Bikes To You, Community 1st Credit Union, Dr. David and Linda Cranston, First State Bank, Great Western Bank, Denise Lamphier and Charlie Clements, and Todd and Angela Linden.
Gift In-Kind Sponsors – Aramark, Grinnell Hy-Vee, and Stan McIlrath.