Eppersons to Chair Pink Ball

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rebecca Epperson, President and CEO of PR Etc., and her husband Dana Epperson are honored to chair the 59th annual OSF Saint Anthony Foundation Pink Ball. The event will be held January 26, 2013 at Giovanni’s Restaurant and Conference Center. The premier event supports the Mission of the Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis to provide the highest quality medical care to Every Patient, Every Time.

“Dana and I are pleased to chair an event that has been a Rockford tradition for nearly 60 years,” said Rebecca. “This year we have earmarked the funds raised to help the hospital’s most vulnerable patients. We hope others will join us in supporting this wonderful cause that impacts so many lives.”

This year Pink Ball will support the following projects:

  • Addressing the needs of children to provide state-of-the-art, medically appropriate cribs in pediatrics
  • Providing specialized surgical equipment to enhance treatment in the only Level 3 Trauma Burn program in our community
  • Provide equipment to enhance the community’s only True Beam radiation system for cancer patients

    Rebecca and Dana volunteer their time to several local non-profit organizations. Rebecca serves on the boards of the OSF Saint. Anthony Foundation, Rockford Symphony Orchestra, Discovery Center Museum, The Literacy Council, and Athena PowerLink. She is chair of the United Way of Rock River Valley Women’s Leadership Council and co-chair of the United Way of Rock River Valley’s Success by 6 Initiative.

    Dana is a Software Section Lead for United Technologies Aerospace Systems. He is an active golfer and bowler and has been active with numerous youth activities over the years.


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