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Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.

- Martin Luther King

For more than 100 years, The American Cancer Society has been leading the fight to end cancer. We are a leading cancer-fighting organization with a vision to end cancer as we know it, for everyone. We are improving the lives of people with cancer and their families as the only organization combating cancer through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer. 

DATE
Nov. 11, 2023

6pm - Midnight
 

LOCATION
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 W. Maryland St,
Indianapolis, IN 46225

ATTIRE
Formal Cocktail

(Tuxedos/Suits and Long dresses or Cocktail dresses)

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EVENT DETAILS

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With your support, you can help us achieve a world free from the pain and suffering of cancer.

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Get your paddles ready! Take a peek at some auction items and learn more about donating an item of your own!

Online Auction Donation Form

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LATE NIGHT PARTY INFO

Keep the party going immediately following the Discovery Ball program!

Event Details

SPONSOR
SPOTLIGHT

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Valeo has been focused on giving back to our communities, especially in the areas of basic human needs including food, shelter, health care and education.

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SPONSORS

2022 SPONSORS

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS!

PRESENTING

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VIP RECEPTION

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LATE NIGHT PARTY SPONSOR

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HEALTHCARE HERO SPONSOR

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GOLD

DAVID J. & SANDRA S. CARR

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SILVER

ANTHEM
AON
ASCEND ROOFING LLC
BARNES & THORNBURG LLP
BMO HARRIS BANK
CALDWELL VANRIPER
CRIPE
HYLANT
INDIANA FARM BUREAU INSURANCE
INDIANAPOLIS MONTHLY
INOTIV
MORGAN STANLEY
POLYCOR
ROE COMMERCIAL
TAFT STETTINIUS & HOLLISTER LLP
WASHINGTON NATIONAL
WESBANCO BANK, INC.

SIGNATURE COCKTAIL SPONSOR

PHOENIX DATA CORPORATION
 

HONOREES

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Corporate Honorees
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Douglas K. Kelsey, MD, PhD, FAAP

Leadership Honoree

Retired, Eli Lilly

HONOREES
Event Leadership

LETTER FROM THE CO-CHAIRS

As Co-Chairs of the American Cancer Society’s 15th Annual Discovery Ball we are delighted to invite you to join us on Saturday, October 2 at the Hilton Chicago.  You will experience live music, auctions, and a truly remarkable evening recognizing the heroes that we are, and the role we can play to close the gap in health equity. 

The American Cancer Society’s Health Equity for Research and Operations (H.E.R.O.) initiative honors those in our communities – survivors, families, friends, neighbors, researchers, public health officials, individual fundraisers, and corporate partners – who are heroes to themselves and each other in the critical fight for health equity. 

Everyone – no matter who they are or where they come from – deserves a fair and just chance to learn about, prevent, or battle cancer. 

Together, WE can change the face of cancer. Will you join us in being that change?

EVENT LEADERSHIP

LETTER FROM THE CO-CHAIRS

The American Cancer Society's Indianapolis Discovery Ball is a premier event that raises funds for the Society's mission to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. While progress has been made in cancer research, we still have a lot of work to do.

We invite you to support our efforts to finish the fight against cancer by joining us on November 5, 2022 for a beautiful evening bringing together business and community leaders to this event.

In 2021, the Indianapolis Discovery Ball raised a little more than $535,000 to help the American Cancer Society continue to fund life-saving research as well as free programs and services for cancer patients and their families in the Indianapolis metro area and across the nation. We know with your participation, we can help to make this cancer's last century.

Thank you for your support!

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David J. Carr

Executive Chair

Partner, Ice Miller

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Dr. & Mrs. Jeffrey & Lisa Breall
Event Chairs,
Philanthropists

BOARD OF AMBASSADORS

Amy Arnell

Director of Corporate and Community Responsibility

Republic Airways

David J. Carr

Partner

Ice Miller LLP

Angela Cecil

Vice President, 
Business Banking

BMO Harris Bank

Carol L. Curran

President & CEO

Phoenix Data Corporation

Ann Kavalec

Vice President,

Commercial Lender

WesBanco Bank

 

Joseph Kelley

First Vice President,
Wealth Management

Morgan Stanley
 

Alison Melton

President

Roe Commercial

Rick Rhodes

President

Hylant

Damion Tolliver

Owner

T Traders LLC

DISCOVERY BALL COMMITTEE

Lisa Breall

Auction Chair

Amy Arnell

Auction Committee

Jodie Daugherty

Auction Committee

Kelly O'Brian

Auction Committee

Erin Pentz

Auction Committee

Sharon Smith

Marketing Committee

Christen Vinson

Auction Committee

If you are interested in joining the Discovery Ball Committee, please click here.

BOARD of AMBASSADORS
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