UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 22

giving back On February 18, 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 the gorgeous décor by AG Lighting and Design, delicious food by Iz Catering, music by the Rock Candy Band and the ArtBLINK silent auction in which 17 artists each created masterpieces in just 90 minutes. This year’s event raised more than $600,000. Presenting sponsors for ArtBLINK 2017 were AutoTec and Regions. Platinum sponsors were Alabama Power, Altec, Edwards Chevrolet, HealthSouth, P&S Transportation, Protective, Starnes Davis Florie LLP, UAB and UAB Medicine. Gold sponsors were BB&T, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Burr & Forman LLP, DeShazo, EBSCO, the Featheringill Foundation, Medical Properties Trust, Renasant Bank, Thompson, Vulcan Materials Company, and Wade Sand and Gravel. 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