UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Magazine - Spring 2016 - Page 12

giving back On February 20, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Advisory Board hosted its annual ArtBLINK Gala at The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital to benefit the center’s Fund for Excellence and patient and family services. Nearly 1,000 guests enjoyed delicious food by Iz Catering, music by the Rock Candy Band and the ArtBLINK silent auction in which 18 artists each created masterpieces in just 90 minutes. This year’s event raised more than $600,000. Presenting sponsors for ArtBLINK Gala 2016 were AutoTec, Jemison Investment Co., and O’Neal Industries. Platinum sponsors were Alabama Power, P&S Transportation, Protective, UAB Medicine and UAB. Gold sponsors were Automation Personnel Services, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Burr & Forman LLP, DeShazo, Edwards Chevrolet, the Featheringill Foundation, Medical Properties Trust, Pearce Bevill Leesburg Moore P.C., Regions, Renasant Bank, Thompson, and Vulcan Materials Company. 20 U A B C O M P R E H E N S I V E C A N C E R C E N T E R # K N O W U A B C C C • U A B . E D U / C A N C E R 21