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Diamond Ball Kicks Off 2013 Holiday Season

Diamond Ball Kicks Off 2013 Holiday Season



OCEANSIDE, CA — Tri-City Hospital Foundation will once again kick-off the holiday season with a spectacular North County tradition known as Diamond Ball. Scheduled for Saturday, November 2nd, at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, the funds raised will support new state-of-the-art equipment for Tri-City Medical Center.

Through their philanthropic efforts, in 2013 The Tri-City Hospital Foundation contributed $1.4 million dollars to Tri-City Medical Center to purchase life-saving medical equipment including:

  • $350,000 for a state-of-the-art digital mammography machine.
  • $250,000 for a Sotera Wireless ViSi Mobile System
  • $89,500 for a Bio-Vision X-Ray System
  • $36,000 for NICU bed warmers.

“The Tri-City Hospital Foundation is excited to be able to continue supporting new technology and equipment for our community hospital. As Tri-City Medical Center continues to advance and improve the patient care experience, we know that our community becomes a happier and healthier place,” said Farrah Douglas, Executive Director, Tri-City Hospital Foundation.

This year’s event, emceed by KFMB News Anchor Dan Cohen, will include a five-star dining experience, entertainment by NRG, a live auction and an over-the-top opportunity drawing you won’t want to miss. The event will also debut Tri-City Rock Star where you select the top employee performance who will receive a music recording package, at Studio West in San Diego, valued at over $2,000.

About Tri-City Hospital Foundation

Tri-City Hospital Foundation serves as a link between Tri-City Medical Center and the community. Since its inception in 1964, the Foundation has raised over $43 million dollars. Many of the hospital’s most mission-critical facilities have been supported in whole or part by Foundation initiatives. For more information or to become a donor visit

About Tri-City Medical Center

Tri-City Medical Center is a Joint Commission gold seal accredited, full-service, acute care hospital with two advanced clinical institutes and over 500 physicians practicing in 60 specialties. Administered by the Tri-City Healthcare District which includes Oceanside, Vista and most of Carlsbad, Tri-City his been caring for the community for more than 50 years. To learn more about Tri-City Medical Center, visit