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Hargrove Puts Finishing Touches on 25th Leukemia Ball

Hargrove serves as the general contractor and decorator for 25 consecutive years

March 30, 2012 – Hargrove, one the top event companies in the United States, today announced it is in the final move-in stages of its 25th Leukemia Ball having served as the decorator each year of the Ball’s history. The 2012 Leukemia Ball will be held March 31, 2012 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The band Foreigner and comedian Sinbad will entertain the 2,000 guests expected to attend.

Since 1988, the annual Leukemia Ball, the largest non-political black tie in Washington, DC, has raised more than $45 million for the mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS): cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
The Ball’s overwhelming success is due to a winning event strategy put in place by an accomplished executive committee and event team which includes Hargrove as the general contractor. The team brings together a well-crafted messaging platform, A-list entertainment and a stunning décor program which translated the annual message into a three dimensional event environment. The result proves to be a huge draw annually for both attendees and corporate sponsors.

“I’ve been personally involved with the Ball for each of its 25 years, and it’s been exciting to not only watch the event grow but be part of the team responsible for bringing each year’s theme to life. This year’s event will be gorgeous, and I congratulate the wonderful work of the entire team and committee,” says Hargrove COO and President Carla Hargrove McGill.