Have a ball

The Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation will hold its 24th annual Crystal Heart Ball on Saturday, Feb. 23 at The Field Museum. Seen here are Foundation members Carole Lyznicki (from left), Bernie Steuber, Scot Steuber and Melanie Petoske.

The hospital will honor Marge Nykaza and Little Company of Mary's Cancer Center's Integrative Therapies for outstanding accomplishments and service, with the theme of "harmony, hope and healing."

The event will begin with cocktails at 6:30 p.m., dinner will be at 8 p.m. Indigo will provide the musical entertainment. There will be a raffle drawing for a grand prize of $15,000, second prize of $5,000, third prize of $2,500 and fourth prize of $1,000. Raffle tickets are $100 each in the foundation department and winners do not have to be present.

Crystal Heart Ball tickets are $300 per person, proceeds will benefit "Values. Vision. Innovation: The Campaign for Little Company of Mary Hospital." Guests may purchase a Diamond table for $7,500, a Heart of Gold Table for $5,000, or a Crystal Heart Table for $3,000. Call 229-5447 or visit for tickets or more information.