What: Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America “Age of Aquarius” Winter Ball.
Where: Hilton Americas.
Who: Chairs Jana Arnoldy and Susan Hansen; the “Women of Distinction” honorees, including Gina Gaston Elie, Gina Bhatia, Lisa Holthouse, DeeDee Marsh, Lynn Walsh, Jo Ann Petersen, Paula Mendoza, Barbara Van Postman, Mady Kades, and Estela Cockrell; Phoebe Tudor, honored as the 2016 Ambassador to the cause; Allie Doyle, honored as hero of the night; Bradlee Few, Danielle and John Ellis, Darlene and Cappy Bisso, Susan Osterberg, Jacquie Baly, Suzan Deison, Patti Murphy, Joan Dunlap, Diane Cain, Gracie and Bob Cavnar, Valerie and Tracy Dietrich, and Diva Garza Houlette.
PC Moment: More than 600 board members, sponsors, patients, past honorees, healthcare professionals, and others in the CCFA family came out to its annual Winter Ball, now in its 29th year. Well over $800,000 went to the CCFA-South Texas Chapter’s coffers and their efforts toward research and patient and professional services and programs.