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Grand Finale Gala Celebration

Aug 12, 2014 11:21AM ● By Becca Newell

More than $254,000 was raised for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Eastern Shore chapter during its 10-week campaign, which ended in June with the Grand Finale Gala Celebration at the Tidewater Inn in Easton.

The evening included cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, dinner, and dancing for the more than 220 guests.

Ricky Kerrigan was named Man of the Year, having raised $54,000, and Kris Shanahan was named Woman of the Year, having raised $100,000. Lona Todd received a notable mention for raising $60,000.

The boy of the year was Joshua Czorapimski, 9, of Stevensville, and the girl of the year was Colby Fowle, 4, of Ocean City.

The 2015 gala will be held Friday, June 12th at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay in Cambrdige.To volunteer or nominate a 2015 Man or Woman of the Year, email Nominations are taking place now!  

Photos by Jessica Walter