6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Country music singer-songwriter Jo Dee Messina will headline Citizens Memorial Hospital and Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation’s 15th annual Burgundy Ball. The community appreciation event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the University Plaza Convention Center, 333 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway, Springfield.
Hundreds of people from Bolivar and the surrounding communities are expected to attend the event. Previous speakers have included Mike Huckabee, Amy Purdy, Lee Ann Womack, Ken Schrader, Roy Firestone, Amy Grant, Henry Winkler, Kyle Petty, Vicki Lawrence, Sugar Ray Leonard, Carl Edwards, Ozzie Smith, Anne Jillian and Kevin Sharp. Proceeds from the event support programs and services for patients and their families at the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH, including the Tremain Family Hospitality House, across from CJBCC.