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The 24th Annual Arthritis Charity Ball

The Twenty Fourth Annual Arthritis Charity Ball, sponsored by the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.   This year, the Arthritis Ball will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Manor Restaurant, 42 West Boylston Street (Rt. 12), West Boylston, MA. 01583. 

I am honored to announce that Mr. Micha Shalev, Co-Founder and Administrator of Dodge Park Rest Home and Oasis at Dodge Park will be receiving the Community Service Award and Mr. William Toothaker, PG, Friendship Lodge No. 20 will be receiving the Odd Fellowship Award.

 Our guest speaker for this evening is Ms. Ann M. Palmer, President & CEO, National Arthritis Foundation.

The Ball will commence with a social hour at 6:00pm followed by dinner at 7:00pm.  Immediately after dinner, all proceeds from this major fundraiser will be presented to Mr. Michael P. Moriarty, Arthritis National Board of Directors.

Tickets for the Ball are $50.00 each and tables of 8 & 10 are available upon request; advertisements in the Arthritis Program Book are as follows: full page $300.00, 1/2 page $200.00, quarter page $100.00 and business cards $50.00.  Please email your camera ready art work to Nancy Cyr at ncyr@oddfellowshome.com or mail. Every purchase helps fund research and the development of a cure for this debilitating disease that strikes people of all ages and affects over fifty one million Americans. All donations are tax deductible.

 A Corporate Sponsorship of $1,500 entitles sponsors to publicity on all media promotions: radio, television, newspapers, and a full page ad in the program book as well as dinner tickets for a table of eight. 

 If you are unable to attend this event and would still like to make a contribution to this cause, donations are extremely appreciated and all donations are tax-deductible.  Please contact: Nancy Cyr, at The Grand Lodge, 104 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606 (508) 852-7702 or email Ncyr@oddfellowshome.com for tickets and other ways to contribute. Please visit our web site at www.massioof.org.

 All checks are to be made payable to the Arthritis Committee.  Please respond with ads and ticket requests by December 1, 2018.


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