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2015 Ellis Fischel Gala

Please join us for the 19th annual Ellis Fischel Gala, “A Summer Celebration."

Saturday, August 29, 2015
The Lodge of Four Seasons
Lake Ozark, Mo.

  • Friday, August 28

    Pre-Gala VIP Party!
    The Marbella Room - The Lodge of Four Seasons
    Doors open at 7:00 pm
    Entertainment provided by Denise Thimes
    Tickets: $25 per person includes a reception buffet
    Click here for more information on the VIP Party, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

  • Saturday, August 29

    The Ellis Fischel Summer Celebration Gala
    The Marbella Room
    5:00 pm - Registration & Silent Auction
    The Granada Ballroom
    7:00 pm - Dinner & Program
    9:00 pm - Entertainment by The Company Men
    Tickets: $225 per person

The 2015 Gala will benefit research and programs at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.

For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact Helen Oetting or Dale Powers at 866-260-4517 (toll free) or 573-884-1190 or email

To make lodging reservations at The Lodge of Four Seasons, call 1-800-THE LAKE (843-5253) and ask for the Gala Room Rate.

About The Company Men

Daniel Tatar, Shawn Perucca, Stuart Ambrose and Brian Purcell create a unique musical experience: timeless music from the past six decades mashed with today's hits. Audiences have enthusiastically responded as these modern gentlemen piece together cherished fragments of the past and present before translating them into fresh tunes packed with a rich new flavor and smooth choreography. Interweaving the hits from multiple genres such as Motown, rock, pop and today's Top 40, their repertoire appeals to all generations. Learn more at

Event Host: The Lodge of Four Seasons

VIP Entertainment & Gala Cocktail Hour:  Edward Jones

Gala Centerpieces: Columbia Surgical Associates

Photography: Williams-Keepers, LLC

Gala Mystery Boxes: Central Bank of Boone County

Gala Program Book: Lake Printing

Diamond Table Sponsors


Ameren Logo 

Platinum Table Sponsors

Gold Table Sponsors

MU Health Care 



Paul's Supermarket

Pauls Supermarket




Ed & Pat Peterson


University Hospital & Clinics

Silver Table Sponsors

Allstate Insurance Company

Mark & Ashley Brown

Peter & Susan Brown

Peter Jr. & Ann Brown

Joan Firley

Jim & Carol Glennon

University of Missouri - Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin

Naught-Naught Insurance Company - Tom & Sharon Naught

Paul's Supermarket - Gary & Judy Hermann

University Physicians

Van Tuyl & Shields

2015 Ellis Fischel Gala Planning Committee

Columbia members

  • Mary Baker
  • Pam Huffstutter
  • Darlene Johnson
  • Mike Kelly
  • Sidney Neate
  • Helen Oetting
  • Alyson Peipert
  • Nancy Perry
  • Dale Powers
  • Tom Schultz
  • Sonja Wasden

Jefferson City members

  • Ashley Brown
  • Mark Brown
  • Joan Firley
  • Sharon Naught

Lake Ozark members

  • Judy Anderson
  • Van Anderson
  • Peter Brown
  • Susan K. Brown
  • Carol Glennon
  • Judy Hermann
  • Janece Lawson
  • Pam Lincoln
  • Caitlin Miller
  • Vince Pace
  • Marsha Schoeneman
  • Cecilia Thomson
  • Darlene Vance

Upcoming Events

  • Beginning Childbirth Class

    This class is designed for couples experiencing childbirth for the first time.

  • Breast-feeding Class

    This class is designed for couples that are planning to breast feed or are undecided about how they will feed their baby.

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