Tickets for La Porte Hospital Foundation Holiday at the POPS concert on sale Oct. 1

2013-09-27T12:46:00Z 2013-09-27T12:51:05Z Tickets for La Porte Hospital Foundation Holiday at the POPS concert on sale Oct. 1Contributed by Neil Mangus
September 27, 2013 12:46 pm  • 

LAPORTE | Tickets for the 19th Annual La Porte Hospital Foundation Holiday at the POPS are on sale beginning October 1.

This philanthropic concert event kicks off the holiday season and takes place Saturday, Dec. 14 at the La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge St. Doors open at 6 pm (Central time) with the concert beginning at 7 pm.

Main floor tables sell out quickly! Interested concert attendees are encouraged to purchase their tickets at as soon as possible. Main floor ticket cost is determined by placement on the floor.

Balcony tickets are also available; $10 for adults and $5 for children, ages 12 and under. Group sales are also available; buy 10 tickets and get the 11th free, plus reserved group seating options. Interested event goers are encouraged to buy their tickets online at as soon as possible. Refreshments will also be served at the event.

All proceeds benefit the Foundation’s VNA Fund, which supports Indiana University Health La Porte VNA Services, and other vital philanthropic healthcare needs in the community.

IU Health La Porte VNA Services offers compassionate support within the comfort of one’s home, provided by highly trained individuals. Private duty and skilled homecare allows individuals to recuperate at home or in an assisted living residence instead of a long hospital stay or nursing home. Through Hospice, IU Health La Porte VNA Services provides end-of-life care to individuals at home or in a nursing home. Nurses are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in Jasper, La Porte, Marshall, Porter, Pulaski, Starke and St. Joseph counties. IU Health La Porte VNA Services accepts Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance.

Holiday at the POPS Committee Co-Chair Elizabeth Dekker said, “POPS is a wonderful way to start the holiday season. It’s a family-friendly event that’s moving at times. The holidays are not just about the gifts. The holidays are more about the spirit of giving, and POPS is really a great time to reflect on the real purpose and meaning of the season.”

The concert features a variety of local talent including the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra, directed by Philip Bauman. Entertainment will also be provided by special guest artists including: Shania Povlock, vocalist; Cripple Creek, vocal ensemble; Illumination, chorus; and Sarah Gartshore/vocalist.

This year’s Holiday at the POPS corporate sponsor include: American Limb & Orthopedic Company of Valparaiso; David & Debra Applegarth; Drayton, Biege, Sirugo & Elliott, LLP; Dr. & Mrs. John & Katrina Langford; La Porte Radiology, Inc.; The LaPorte Savings Bank; Larson-Danielson Construction Company, Inc.; Newby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones, LLP; NIPSCO; PNC Bank; Mr. & Mrs. Scott & Kim Siefker. Premier Sponsors include Anesthesia Associates of La Porte; Firstsource Advantage, LLC; Mitch Feikes Builders, Inc.: TCB Manufacturing; and Vision Self Pay Revenue Recovery. For a complete listing of sponsors, visit

For more information, call 219.326.2471, toll-free (877) 265-4539 or e-mail

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