ST. CLOUD -- It was another record breaking year for the annual Holly Ball event put on by the CentraCare Foundation last week.

The event raised nearly $865,000, which included a Fund-A-Need segment that raised more than $135,000 onsite. Last year, Holly Ball raised almost $840,000.

Over the years, the foundation has raised $9 million, with proceeds going to CentraCare Hospice and Coborn Cancer Center Greatest Needs Funds.

The 45th annual fundraiser had more than 2,000 guests and featured performances by local musician Michael Shynes and dancers from Ms. Melinda's Dance Studio.

The 46th annual Holly Ball event will take place on December 5th, 2020.

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