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Having a Ball

Rick Toomey, right, chief executive officer of Beaufort Memorial Hospital, and wife, Linda, sample some of the pan-seared duck breast on crostini made by Chef Andy Marchant of  Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta, Ga., during the kickoff party for the Valentine Ball on Friday night at the home of Robin and Christian Koppernaes.
Rick Toomey, right, chief executive officer of Beaufort Memorial Hospital, and wife, Linda, sample some of the pan-seared duck breast on crostini made by Chef Andy Marchant of Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta, Ga., during the kickoff party for the Valentine Ball on Friday night at the home of Robin and Christian Koppernaes. Bob Sofaly/The Beaufort Gazette

The Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation's 2011 Valentine Ball will be at 9:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Lyceum on Parris Island. The event features a silent auction, live music and desserts. There will be elegant dinner parties in hosts' homes prior to he ball. Tickets cost $150, and include dinner and the ball. Money raised goes toward expansion and enhancement of the George N. Pratt MD and Sarah Meyer Pratt Emergency Center at Beaufort Memorial.

Details: www.valentineball.org

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