Hospital Auxiliary Chrysanthemum Ball Nov. 1

September 25, 2014 By Kimberly Gensicki

(New Britain, Conn.) – The Hospital of Central Connecticut New Britain General campus Auxiliary will hold its 2014 Chrysanthemum Ball, 6 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.

Tickets are $175 per person and include dinner and dancing to the music of the Silver Streaks Band. Event proceeds will go toward the Auxiliary’s one million dollar pledge to the hospital's new cancer center, currently under construction. The ball will also include a silent auction and drawing.

2014 Chrysanthemum Ball committee co-chairs are Melinda Martin and Kathie Yuskis, both of Kensington. Committee members are (pictured seated, from left) Annette Salina, Melinda Martin, Kathie Yuskis, Patricia Maerz and Christine Stanlonis; (standing, from left) Louise Belkin, Lori Brewer, Rosemary Farrell, Roberta Chant, Sandra Aparo, Stacie Rulkowski, Mary Carpenter, Maureen Carlson, Laura Napoletano, Corinne Canace and Barbara Andrews.

For more ball information, please call 860-224-5502. The Auxiliary welcomes new members. If you are interested in joining or would like more information about the Auxiliary, please call 860-224-5502.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) is a 414-bed, 32-bassinet acute care teaching hospital with two campuses, New Britain General and Bradley Memorial in Southington. A member of Hartford HealthCare, HOCC services include emergency, inpatient, surgery, laboratory, outpatient, and radiology. Among specialty areas are cardiovascular care, metabolic health, obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, and psychiatry/behavioral health. For more information, please visit; for a physician referral, call 1-800-321-6244.