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Kansas City, Mo. — The St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation is thinking pink for its biennial Lily Ball on Saturday, May 7, at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel. Proceeds from the event will help provide advanced imaging technology for the Breast Center at St. Joseph. The evening features a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing to Tim Whitmer and the Plaza Players.

Co-chairs for this year’s semi-formal event are Lon McCroskey, MD, FACS, and Debbie McCroskey, RN; and Zach and Chody Fee. Dr. McCroskey is a board certified general surgeon and Debbie is a nurse in his office. Zach Fee is a Community Bank President with UMB Bank and Chody is Assistant Director of Small Beginnings Montessori School.

Early underwriters for the event include Kansas City Cancer Center and Alliance Radiology (VIPink Sponsors). Pink Patrons are Commerce Bank, Hall Render, Lillibridge, SJ Pain Associates and Turner Construction.

Make reservations early to guarantee seating. Individual tickets are $150 and other sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact the St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation for more information or to reserve your seat, 816-943-2766.

St. Joseph Medical Center is an acute care facility of Carondelet Health ( which also includes St. Mary’s Medical Center, three long-term care facilities and home care services. Carondelet Health is dedicated to the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our commitment to human dignity compels us to provide compassionate, quality healthcare for body, mind and spirit, with a special concern for the poor. We are responsible stewards serving the needs of all people from conception to death. Carondelet Health is a member of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest Catholic and nonprofit health system.