Recap of the 7th Annual Grand Gala
The Friends of New London Hospital held its 7th
Annual Grand Gala on Saturday, June 9, 2012 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 enjoyed hors
d’oeuvres and dinner provided by Rockwell’s at the Inn.
Welcoming remarks were made by Gary Lineberry, Gala
Co-Chair with his wife, Joyce. New London Hospital
President & CEO, Bruce King thanked our sponsors,
which include MJ Harrington & Co., Lake Sunapee Bank
and Sugar River Bank.
A special thank you goes to Carol Dunne of the New
London Barn Playhouse for providing exceptional
entertainment. Gary Robinson served as the auctioneer
for the live auction component of the evening. This
year the Gala raised funds for the Diabetes Education
Program, 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
The evening concluded with dancing to the music of
A House on Fire. Congratulations and most sincere
thanks to all those individuals and organizations that
devoted their time, effort, in-kind donations, and
financial contributions to making this year’s Grand Gala
Grand Gala Committee
Donna & John Ferries
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The dance floor was a popular place!
Welcome to the Friends of New London Hospital
th Annual Grand Gala!
Gala Co-chairs Gary and Joyce Lineberry (left)
and Bruce King, CEO of New London Hospital