McLaughlin Memorial Event
(August 17, 2017) Plans are well underway for the L.D. McLaughlin Memorial Benefit on August 24, 2017 at the Ozark Civic Center. Established in 2011 in honor of the legacy of Dr. L.D. McLaughlin of providing quality, compassionate healthcare to the citizens of Dale County and surrounding area. Over the past 5 years donations have been received through a variety of sources, including individuals, employees, vendors and businesses. Some give in memory of a friend or family member or to express gratitude for care received. Many simply want to have an impact on the quality of local health care for friends and neighbors. As the operating climate becomes increasingly challenging for hospitals and health care providers, philanthropic giving is essential to our ability to grow and improve service quality and offerings.
This year's event will feature entertainment by Ivan Pecel, a juggler, comedian and performer. Those attending should leave every notion of what they "thought" a juggler was at the door. Based in Los Angeles, CA, Ivan brings the term "High Energy" to an entirely different level by delivering an unforgettable show unlike anything you have seen before. As funny as a stand-up comic, and as skilled as a Chinese acrobat, Ivan has appeared on MTV, America's Got Talent, and the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno," is why he is a favorite among corporations, colleges, trade shows, comedy clubs, cruise ships, and on the Las Vegas Strip. Whether Ivan is blindly kicking a flaming torch over his head, juggling ping pong balls using only his mouth or having you laughing so hard that you should have worn adult diapers to his performance, his show is sure to delight any size audience, no matter the venue. Ivan's show is guaranteed to change your mind about juggling. His comedy will have you rolling and is skills will have you amazed. If you didn't love this art form before his show, you will after…or at least tolerate it…
Doors will open at 5:30pm with heavy hors d'oeuvre being served with the program beginning at 6:30pm. Make plans to attend this year's event. Tickets and sponsorships are going quickly. For more information call Dale Medical Center at 334-774-2601 ext. 1251.