3HC recognizes that our hospice program is successful due to the generous contributions from our local businesses, merchants and community members. These generous people are at the very heart of hospice and we can never fully express our level of gratitude to them.
The success of our 9th annual Mardi Gras Gala, was due in large part to the merchants, professionals, businesses and artists of Wayne, Wilson, Lenoir, Duplin, Greene, Sampson, Pitt and surrounding counties. This year, the Mardi Gras Gala had a net proceed of $95,373!!
3HC wishes to recognize and thank our sponsors:
Queen: Southern Bank Foundation
Captain: Anonymous, BB&T Insurance Services, Seymour Funeral Home, Southeaster Medical Oncology Center, Strickland Law Firm
Krewe: Accu-Copy, CopyPro, Howell Funeral Home, Merrill Lynch, Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation
Jester: Franklin Baking Company, Lantern Inn
Reveler: Crawford-Henderson Inc., Deacon Jones Buick Pontiac of Smithfield, Deacon Jones Ford Lincoln Mercury of Goldsboro, Deacon Jones Kia of Goldsboro, Deacon Jones Nissan of Goldsboro, Edward Jones Investments, Raymond James Financial
Mask: Clifton Larson Allen, Corporate Resources, Harvey Family Dentistry, Kornegay Printing, Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Pierce Insurance Agency
3HC and Kitty Askins Hospice Center is equally thankful to the individuals who came out to our Gala and supported us through ticket purchases and silent auction participation!
A HUGE thanks goes out to our Mardi Gras King & Queen contestants. The six couples that participated in this fundraiser collectively raised $66,086!! The winning couple was Steve & Gail Herring, raising $23,344. The runners up were Taylor & Brandy Whitfield, raising $16,646, followed by Ralph & Jaime Kelly with $12,398, Scott & Beth Painter with $6,315, Stephen & Rebecca Barnes with $4,399 and Matt & Lauren Crawford with $2,984!
Pictured are, left to right, Steve & Gail Herring, Stephen & Rebecca Barnes, Scott & Beth Painter, Ralph & Jaime Kelly, and Taylor & Brandy Whitfield (Not Pictured: Matt & Lauren Crawford)
A big congratulation goes out to the winners of the reverse drawing! The final five ticket holders decided to split the $5,000 grand prize. Congrats to the Pikeville Lions Club, Marie Waller, Mabel Yelvington, Rhonda & Cliff Greenup & Tommy Grantham! A big thanks to Miss Goldsboro, Casey Croom, for drawing the reverse drawing tickets all night!
Pictured are, from left to right, Miss Goldsboro Casey Croom, Linda Newsome of the Pikeville Lions Club, Marie Waller’s representative, Mabel Yelvington, and Rhonda & Cliff Greenup. (Not Pictured: Tommy Grantham)