Grass Valley, 7/10/24 – The Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation proudly announces the resounding success of its annual fundraising gala, ‘Starry, Starry Nights,' held on June 29th, 2024, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. This year's event marked a significant milestone as it celebrated the Foundation's 40th anniversary, bringing together nearly 400 esteemed guests for an evening of elegance and philanthropy under the starlit sky.

Returning for the first time since 2019, ‘Starry, Starry Nights' was held at the Nevada County Fairgrounds for the very first time, providing a picturesque backdrop for this special occasion. This event is a hallmark of community support and generosity allowing the Foundation to further their mission of enhancing healthcare services at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.

Funds generated from the event will support vital programs and initiatives that directly benefit patients and their families throughout Western Nevada County.

“We are thrilled by the overwhelming support shown by our community at this year's ‘Starry, Starry Nights' event,” said Sandra Barrington, Executive Director of the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation. “This event not only commemorates our 40 years of service but also underscores the unwavering commitment of our donors, sponsors, volunteers, committee members, board, and staff who make our healthcare mission possible.”

Guests were treated to a gourmet dinner by Antonio Ayestaran Custom Catering, a ruby jewelry raffle by Stucki Jewelers, delectable desserts by Emily's Catering & Cakes, and lively dancing to the music of Wonderbread 5. The Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation extends its deepest gratitude to all sponsors, volunteers, committee members, and attendees whose dedication and support ensure the success of ‘Starry, Starry Nights' year after year.

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About Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation:

At the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation, we are dedicated to touching and saving lives every day. Through philanthropy and volunteerism, we empower Sierra Nevada Memorial

Hospital to deliver superior healthcare. Our efforts support outreach programs, education, and the acquisition of state-of-the-art technology and facilities, ensuring the highest quality care for our community.