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Highland Hospital Gala

The 2019 Highland Hospital Gala will be held on April 6, 2019 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. This annual event is Highland’s largest fundraiser. Funds raised at this event support the critical needs of the hospital. The Gala includes traditional elements such as cocktail hour, dinner and program, as well as silent and live auctions. Each year, themed décor, food, and entertainment provide memorable experiences for guests. For more information, contact Katie Baldwin at (585) 273-3176 or

Discovery Ball

The 2019 Discovery Ball will be held on Saturday, May 4 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The Discovery Ball is the Wilmot Cancer Institute’s premier fundraising event.  Chaired by Lois Taubman and Colleen Wilmot, the 2019 Discovery Ball will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the event and will benefit the Hallmarks of Cancer program.  The event features a live auction, formal program, the awarding of the Inspiration Award and live music.  For more information or to RSVP by April 21, contact Scott Verrenti at (585) 273-2833 or

23rd Annual Stroll for Strong Kids & 5K Run

Join Sandy and friends on Saturday, June 1st for this year's family-friendly event. 5K Run at 8:30 a.m., Stroll walk at 10:30 a.m. at Genesee Valley Park's Roundhouse Pavilion, 1000 East River Road. Bounce houses, carnival games, and other entertainment for the kids. Lunch will be provided for all participants. $30 pre-registration fee, $40 day-of. Find out more and sign up at or call the Advancement office at (585) 273-5948.