Portland, OR. More than 200 community members gathered at Castaway Portland on September 22nd for the 2017 Good Samaritan Foundation Fall Ball to support cancer services at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. Guests included Barbara Young, Dr. William Johnson, Dr. Nathalie Johnson and Dr. George Brown,CEO and President, Legacy Health. (Photo credit, Dodge and Burn Studios)

Dr. Jennifer Aponte, Jennifer Avery and Julie Frankhouse

Maureen Bradley, senior vice president of Legacy’s Office of Philanthropy, with Miguel Cobian

Marsha Struzik, Ed Struzik,Hayley Denney, Brad Denney, Leonie Markgraf, Steven Markgraf with a performer from The Circus Project

Highlights of the evening included a keynote address on Legacy Good Samaritan’s transformational cancer care by Nathalie Johnson, M.D., a surgical oncologist and medical director of the Legacy Cancer Institute and Legacy Breast Health Centers. She discussed the hospital’s comprehensive cancer services – from diagnosis support to survivorship programs.

There was also a special performance by The Circus Project and the silent auction featured original art made by cancer patients and volunteers.

From Legacy Health:

Legacy Health is a local, nonprofit health system with six hospitals and dedicated children’s care offered at Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel. Legacy also includes more than 70 primary care, specialty and urgent care clinics, as well as almost 3,000 providers who are either employed, on the medical staff or part of Legacy Health Partners. We have lab, research and hospice services. Among our major partnerships are PacificSource Health Plans and the Unity Center for Behavioral Health. To learn more about supporting any of Legacy Health’s hospitals or programs, call the Legacy Health Office of Philanthropy at 503-415-4700 or visit www.legacyhealth.org/giving.