55th Annual Mercury Ball

Benefits South Miami Hospital

Kerry Perez and Jorge E. Perez, M.D., representing Mercury Ball title sponsor, Kidz Medical Services

Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 6 p.m.
JW Marriott Marquis Miami
255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Downtown Miami

Chaired by Raquel Hickey and Dr. Jorge and Kerry Perez, this 55th annual gala will benefit the expansion of the South Miami Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, where a full range of specialists – including pediatric cardiologists, neurologists, surgeons, neurosurgeons, ophthalmologists, plastic surgeons and infectious disease specialists – provide around-the-clock care for babies requiring specialized attention, including those weighing less than 2.2 pounds.

A limited number of individual seats are available at $500. Tables are available at the $12,000, $10,000, $8,000 and $5,000 levels. Sponsorship and philanthropic opportunities ranging from $15,000 to $60,000 also are available, as are underwriting opportunities. For more information, email Events@BaptistHealth.net or call 786-467-5400.

William H. Banchs, Yerby Barker and Lincoln Mendez
Leslie and Joseph Buchanan









About South Miami Hospital

South Miami Hospital is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization in the region. In addition to South Miami Hospital, Baptist Health includes Baptist Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, Mariners Hospital, Doctors Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital and Baptist Outpatient Services. Baptist Health Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm, supports services at all hospitals and facilities affiliated with Baptist Health.

The Foundation’s mission, through volunteer leadership and philanthropic support, is to improve the health and quality of life of all the members of our community. Philanthropic support plays an essential role at South Miami Hospital. The generosity of our caring donors has tremendous impact on the health and well-being of our community, enabling South Miami Hospital to obtain new technology, to provide further training for employees and to acquire much needed equipment. But more than physical assets, generous donations have created innumerable opportunities to change and save lives in our community.

Please consider donating to one of these fundraising projects or special events and make a difference in someone’s life:

  • Renovation and Expansion of South Miami Hospital’s Emergency Center, Operating Suites and Imaging Services.
  • South Miami Heart Center
  • Center for Robotic Surgery
  • Cancer Treatment with Tomotherapy
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Child Development Center
  • Center for Excellence in Nursing

If you would like more information about our projects and programs or would like to make a donation, please call Annie Martinez at the Foundation office at 786-662-8206, or email AnnaM@baptisthealth.net.

For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net and connect with BaptistHealthSF on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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