The one where our friends inspire us by the good they do.
Heroes Ball, our annual gala, is an inspirational evening spent with friends that celebrates the power of hope, courage, and commitment to provide support for those impacted by cancer in our community.
5:30 – 9:00 pm – Cocktail Reception
7:00 – 9:00 pm – Program & Awards
9:00 – 10:00 pm – Music and Dancing
Entertainment by Cool Club & the Lipker Sisters
Sheriff Todd K. Baxter and Mary B. Baxter
Heroes Ball Chair
Andre Godfrey, Entre Computer Services
We celebrate the inspirational work of our community F.R.I.E.N.D.S in helping to enhance the lives of people along their cancer journey. The honorees have made a tremendous impact on not only Cancer Support Community Rochester and our members but to our community as a whole.
2022 Award Honorees
Lifetime Achievement Award - Dick McGlynn
C.H.A.M.P. Award - Dr. Arpan Patel, URMC/Wilmot Cancer Institute
Community Leader Award - The Property Girls Team
Spotlight Award - Maria Delgado-Sutton
Spotlight Award - Lauren Burling, Lipson Cancer Institute
All proceeds from Heroes Ball (as with all our events and fundraising) stay in Rochester to benefit the men, women, teens, and kids in our community whose lives have been touched by cancer through our free-of-charge social and emotional support programs.
Cancer Support Community Rochester Mission
To create welcoming communities of no cost support to those living with cancer – men, women, teens and children – along with their families and friends. Our innovative program is an essential complement to medical care, providing networking and support groups, workshops, education and social activities.
For any questions about this year's Heroes Ball please contact Mary Ellen Smith, Director of Communications and Events, at email@example.com or 585-423-9700 x303.