Serving Iosco County, Michigan
TAWAS CITY, MI – Ascension St. Joseph Foundation recognized and paid tribute to local law enforcement agencies at their annual Winter Gala on Saturday, Feb. 22. The prestigious Spirit of St. Joseph Award will be presented to “those who serve and protect” including the Iosco County Sheriff's Office, Michigan State Police Post 32, Oscoda Township Police Department and Tawas Police Authority. The award is bestowed annually to a highly respected physician, community member or organization who has rendered long and noteworthy service to Ascension St. Joseph and the community.
The Winter Gala was held at the East Tawas Community Center, located at 760 Newman Street in East Tawas. The festive evening, one of the most anticipated galas in Northern Michigan, and included a decadent hors d’oeuvre and cocktail hour, magnificent gourmet meal, live music from the band “Great Scott,” plus much more.
Over the years, this event has raised thousands of dollars in community support to secure new equipment and provide life-saving services to aid in the treatment and healing of our patients. Proceeds from the 2020 event will be used to support the Seton Cancer Center infusion room renovations and patient care equipment at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital.