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Benefactors' Ball to Honors Physicians

Ventura, California, 03/31/2015

The Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation is holding its 42nd Benefactors’ Ball on Saturday, April 18, with proceeds benefitting the new Community Memorial Hospital.

For the first time this year, three notable individuals will be recognized with the prestigious Cephas Bard Award, named after the founder of the first Community Memorial Hospital. Awardees to be recognized at this event: CMH Physician - Dr. J.N. Warwar, CMH Retired Physician - Dr. James McKinzie and Community Leader - William J. Kearney.

Festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites at Mandalay Beach Resort in Oxnard. Dinner is set for 6 p.m., with dancing and music at 7 p.m. The evening is black tie optional.

The event represents an opportunity for residents to support community-based healthcare. The new Community Memorial Hospital, to open in 2016, will feature advanced medical technology, all private rooms and a considerably larger emergency department.

For information, tickets or sponsorship visit, call the Foundation office at 805-667-2881 or email .