Thank you for making the 2019 Gala a success!

We’ll return in September 25, 2020 – be sure to save the date! 

Featuring an evening with Emily Ann Roberts 

Friday, September 27, 2019
Doors Open 6:30pm
The Rose Center | Prater Hall

Schedule of events

6:30 p.m.      Doors Open – Table Check-in Begins

6:30 – 7:30     VIP Meet & Greet Begins (The Rose Center Main Building)

7:00 p.m.      Meal Begins

7:35 p.m.      Awards Ceremony Honoring Dr. Sunil T. Ramaprasad, MD

8:00 p.m.      Fund-A-Cause Begins

8:30 p.m.      Silent Auction Closes

8:30 p.m.      Emily Ann Roberts Performs

9:35 p.m.      Auction Checkout begin

10:00 p.m.    Event Close 


Benefiting the patients and families of Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. 

Venue About Emily Ann Roberts

Morristown-Hamblen Hospital Foundation presents the 2019 Gala featuring an exciting evening with Emily Ann Roberts. Proceeds from this event allow the foundation to support continuing professional education, program development and medical equipment needs at the hospital. As the only hospital in the Lakeway area, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System provides excellent care to residents throughout the eight-county service area and offers comprehensive cancer care, heart, lung, and vascular care, women’s services, general surgery, orthopedics, emergency treatment, and critical care. 

For more than 120 years, the hospital has embodied a culture of patient-centered care. This remains true today, as each employee commits to upholding our Pledge of Excellence to put our patients first, strive for excellence, and make our hospital the first and best choice for healthcare needs in our community. 

Thank you for your continued support and generosity.  


Contact Elizabeth Essary at (423)492-5602 or


Thank You to our 2019 Sponsors

Gold Sponsors:

G.O. Haggard Family Limited Partnership

Morristown Heart, PLLC

Silver Sponsors:

Carl & Sandy Storms  
Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System
Covenant Health


Jefferson Federal Charitable Foundation
TARR Chevrolet | Hyundai
FTB Advisors

Greg Steisslinger

University Radiology


Bronze Sponsors:

  • Dr. Stephen Brown
  • Dr. Izabela Burja
  • Drs. Mike and Donna Dillard
  • LifeCare Center | The Heritage Center
  • James and Ruth Slover
  • Walters State Community College

Friends Sponsors:

  • Fay Andrews
  • Dr. Stephen Brown
  • Dr. Paul D. Cardali
  • Burke-Ailey Construction Company, Inc.
  • Couch Painting, Inc.
  • Deborah Grownwald
  • Gutters and More
  • HomeTrust Bank
  • Jack and Lin Maloney
  • Morristown Lions Club
  • Morristown Pediatric Dentistry
  • Alex and Tish Rom-Roginski
  • Jefferson Federal Charitable Foundation
  • Palace Vending, Inc.
  • Doug and Cathy Scott

Special Thanks:

  • East Tennessee Center of Orthopaedic Excellence
  • Rogers Foundation, Inc.
  • Surgical Associates of East Tennessee
  • Don Rogers
  • The Trade Center
  • Citizen Tribune
  • T&T Package Store

Leadership Committee:

  • Jackie Murray, Chair
  • Patrick Birmingham
  • Seth Butler
  • Laura Dickerson
  • Elizabeth Essary
  • Allison Giles
  • David Helton
  • Cookie Larkin
  • Gordon Lintz
  • Adrienne Norton
  • Kelli Rosenbalm
  • Cathy Scott
  • Catie Shaw
  • Ruth Slover
  • Joe Spoone