RENO, Nev., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno's Downtown Ballroom was transformed into a Cirque style extravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 15 as over 850 guests filled the ballroom to help raise funds for one of Reno's most cherished institutions, Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. Generations of Nevada residents and many of Nevada's prominent leaders, including Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons were in attendance.
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"We are extremely touched by the outpouring of support that we have received from the community, especially in these difficult and uncertain economic times," said Mike Uboldi, president and CEO of Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. "This Centennial Soiree brings our 100th year celebration to an amazing highpoint as we celebrate the past and look with excitement to the future."
Founded in 1908, Saint Mary's has been a leader in serving the region's health care needs. Originally sponsored by a small group of Dominican Sisters, Saint Mary's is now a member of Catholic Healthcare West, and has touched the lives of millions. Funds raised at the Centennial Soiree will be used for the renovation of Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center.
About Saint Mary's
In 2008 Saint Mary's celebrates 100 years of delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health services to northern Nevada. Founded in 1908 by the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, Saint Mary's is a member of the Catholic Healthcare West family of hospitals and medical centers in Arizona, California, and Nevada. As a fully integrated, faith-based healthcare system with 380 licensed beds, approximately 2,300 employees, 850 affiliated physicians, and 300 volunteers, Saint Mary's provides a wide variety of inpatient, outpatient, and community services to go Well Beyond for the community we serve. For more information, please visit www.saintmarysreno.org.
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