This year’s festivities honored Ron and Nan Okum for their commitment and dedication to Methodist Hospital and the community. With the experienced leadership of Crystal Ball co-chairs Christine Antonovich and Mickey Segal, the event was a successful fundraiser and friend-raiser for Methodist Hospital.
“The event is so very important to the success of the hospital and the community,” said Antonovich, who along with her husband, former L.A. County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, are both supporters and advocates for Methodist Hospital. “Raising funds for women’s health care is such a significant cause that will help create a healthier, more vibrant community.”
Segal also lauded the Okums for their commitment to the hospital as well.
“I’ve known Ron and Nan for 15 years, and they’re very special people who are dedicated to Methodist Hospital,” said Segal. “Ron has been an amazing asset for us. He is a creative thinker, leader and supporter, and he has actively brought donors to the table to support the Foundation when, often times, we were previously unable to gain their support.”
With its popularity increasing each year, the Crystal Ball has evolved into an annual fundraising gala and has become “the” social event of the year in the San Gabriel Valley. Throughout its history, it has generated more than $8 million to support such programs as the Rehabilitation Unit, Cardiac, Stroke, Emergency Services and the Next Generation of Care Campus Transformation at Methodist Hospital.