Health First Ball Proceeds To Benefit Hospice Services

By  //  March 21, 2013

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ABOVE VIDEO: Last year’s Health First Ball proceeds, which topped $255,000, benefitted enhancements to the Trauma Center at Holmes Regional Medical Center and the Emergency Departments at all four Health First hospitals.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA –The Health First Foundation is hosting an elegant evening of food, drinks, live music, and dancing around the theme of ‘Come Away…Bali Ha’i.’

The Health First Foundation is hosting an elegant evening of food, drinks, live music, and dancing around the theme of ‘Come Away…Bali Ha’i.’ (Space Coast Medicine & Active Living image)

Health First’s 31st Annual Benefit Ball will take place on Saturday, April 13, from 6:30 p.m. to Midnight at Florida Institute of Technology’s Clemente Center in Melbourne.

Proceeds from this year’s Black-tie gala event will benefit Hospice of Health First, the only Joint Commission-accredited Hospice in Brevard County.

Vallette, Peters Serve As Ball Committee Chairs

Susan Vallette

Susan Vallette, of Indialantic, will serve as Ball Committee Chair. Vallette is the wife of Dr. Julio Vallette, medical director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center. She and a committee of 15 volunteers are planning the gala fundraising event.

Rob Perers

Rob Perers, CEO and owner of American Business Interiors, is serving as the Chair of this year’s 15-member Ball Underwriting Committee. Benefit Ball Sponsorship opportunities begin at $1,000 and all sponsors will receive an invitation to a special Sponsor Party being held on March 21at the waterfront home of Dr. Steven and Valerie Karas.

Tickets for this year’s Health First Ball are $250 per person and for sponsorship or ticket information call the Health First Foundation at 321-434-7353 or log on to

About Health First

Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system.

With a Mission to positively change the health and wellness of the communities they serve, Health First offers multiple commercial and Medicare health plan products, the latest technological advances and quality care through their four hospitals and numerous Outpatient & Wellness Services, including four fitness centers to help members of our community stay healthy.

Health First offers Brevard’s only Trauma and Heart Centers, and the Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group in Brevard County with 246 employed physicians.

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