Photo by Jill Bock, Staff
The set up has begun for the Missouri Delta Medical Center's 14th biennial Hospital Benefit Ball Ball. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Dec. 31 and end at 1 a.m. Jan. 1 at the Sikeston Armory. This year's event is part of the city's 150th-year celebration, using the theme of "Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future." Debbie Wilson, decorations chairman, explains the layout for the ball to Jo Ann Poole and Leslie Sisk, co-chairmen of the ball. In the background are volunteers preparing to set up the tables and chairs for Thursday night's gala. Shuttle service will be available at the end of the evening to take those who have attended the event safely home. For more information about the ball go to www.missouridelta.com
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