MWPH Centennial Ball Arrives on November 19
BALTIMORE, MD (June 1) - Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH) is thrilled to announce its Centennial Ball, tickets for which are on sale now. The black-tie event will be held on November 19, 2022 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. The presenting sponsor of the event is Quotient, the Diamond sponsor is Ruth’s Chris, and sponsorship opportunities are still available.
“It is an honor and a thrill to serve as Chair for MWPH’s Centennial Ball,” said Lauren Perlin, who also is Co-Chair of the Mt. Washington Pediatric Foundation Board. “As a patient parent dedicated to the success of this special hospital, I am focused on creating an unforgettable and impactful evening with our great committee.”
“Our centennial provides the opportunity to celebrate 100 years of providing family-focused, coordinated care for all children, regardless of their ability to pay,” said Sheldon Stein, MWPH President and CEO. “We look forward to sharing the Centennial Ball with our wonderful supporters from the region.”
Founded by Hortense Kahn Eliasberg in 1922 as Happy Hills Convalescent Home for Children, MWPH now treats more than 8,500 patients each year, helping them to heal, grow, and learn the skills that lead to happier, more independent lives. The Centennial Ball is the culmination of this 100-year history, and will celebrate the patients, staff and community of supporters who continue to strengthen the hospital.
The event will also highlight the completion of The Hope Heal Grow Centennial Campaign, the largest campaign in hospital history, and will honor the legacy of retiring CEO Sheldon Stein, the longest-serving leader in the hospital’s 100-year history. The Centennial Ball will include dinner, live music, a brief program, and the Centennial Challenge to close out the campaign. Tickets are now on sale at www.mwph.org/centennialball. To sponsor, please call 410-578-5315.
About Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital: Celebrating 100 Years
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital celebrates 100 years of providing family-focused, coordinated care to all children, including those with serious, chronic, or complex medical needs. MWPH was founded in 1922 by Hortense Kahn Eliasberg, who sought to open a home where children could safely recover from illness and surgery. Today, 100 years stronger, the hospital treats more than 8,500 patients each year, helping them to heal, grow, and learn the skills that lead to happier, more independent lives. The 102-bed hospital is a jointly owned affiliate of the University of Maryland Medical System and Johns Hopkins Medicine with locations in Baltimore City, Prince George's County, Harford County, via Telehealth, and in the community. For more information, please visit www.mwph.org.