Champagne & Diamonds
The 19th annual Champagne and Diamonds gala, hosted by the Mount Carmel Foundation, raised $748,000 for the Mount Carmel College of Nursing and Mount Carmel Outreach, including the Healthy Living Center and Crime and Trauma Assistance Program. The event was held at the Hilton Columbus Downtown on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018
The gala, which brought together over 700 Mount Carmel physicians, clinicians and corporate leaders, recognized Dr. Anantha Padmanabhan as this year's recipient of the Dr. Tom F. Lewis Spirit of Philanthropy Award. The award recognizes an outstanding Mount Carmel physician who not only demonstrates exemplary leadership and patient care, but also generously gives of their time, talent and financial resources to support Mount Carmel's patients and communities.
Along with Dr. Padmanabhan, previous award recipients were honored by attendees and the master of ceremonies, 10TV news anchor Angela An.