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Party in the Park to benefit Madison Hospital movie cancelled

The gourmet packaged dinners and online silent auction will go on, but the movie has been cancelled due to high winds.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala — UPDATE: Feb. 12, 2021 The movie portion of the Party in the Park has been cancelled due to high winds. Dinners will still be served and online silent auction will continue as planned

ORIGINAL STORY:

Huntsville Hospital Foundation's annual Party in the Park is going to the drive-in.

The Hexagon parking lot at 230 Business Park Blvd. will transform into a drive-in movie lot on Friday, Feb. 12. When Harry Met Sally will be showing on the big screen with all proceeds to benefit the not-for-profit Madison Hospital.

Tickets for the socially-distanced event include the drive-in movie, gourmet individually packaged dinner, and online silent auction featuring jewelry, original artwork and more.

Tickets are available at bidpal.net/party2021, or by calling (256) 265-8077.

According to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation, funds raised will purchase a new imaging C-Arm machine for the hospital's operating room. This state-of-the-art equipment takes in-motion, real-time imaging to help guide surgeons, and will be used for all types of surgeries, including orthopedic, pain procedures, abdominal, spine, and urological.

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“This much-needed equipment would be a huge benefit for both our surgeons and our patients. Adding this level of technology further distinguishes Madison Hospital as a center of excellence for our growing community,” said Madison Hospital President Mary Lynne Wright. “I know everyone could use a special night away from home, and Party in the Park will be the perfect way to share a meal and a laugh in a socially distanced way. Please join us and support your local hospital through this creative event!”

The Party in the Park is not the only way to support health care providers. Athens-Limestone Hospital says that if you want share some love with a health care worker, you can send them a card. Anyone interested can send valentines cards, candy or goodies etc. to hospital employees. You can send them to Felicia Lambert, 700 W. Market St Athens AL 35611, or email felicial@alhnet.org. The hospital will distribute them to employees. Feel free to deliver them in bulk or send individually. The hospital asks you not to forget that it’s not just the doctors and nurses who need our encouragement, but also the respiratory therapists, housekeepers, pharmacists, and all of the healthcare workers. 

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