June 25th, 2012
The Friends of New London Hospital recently held its 7th Annual Grand Gala at the Newport Mills Building in Newport, New Hampshire. The event was hosted by William B. Ruger, Jr., owner of the Mills Building, and featured A Night at the Oscars theme.
Over 225 guests attended and raised $30,000 at the auction to support the hospital, including two outreach programs, the Diabetes Education Program and the Tiger Treatment Center at Newport Middle High School, and the purchase of a special blanket warmer for patients in the operating room and the Emergency Department.
Gala Co-Chairs, Gary and Joyce Lineberry, residents of New London, and hospital President & CEO, Bruce King thanked the event's corporate sponsors, MJ Harrington & Co., Lake Sunapee Bank and Sugar River Bank. Entertainment was provided by Carol Dunne, Artistic Director of the New London Barn Playhouse.