A Night to Remember with Johnny Mathis
Saint John’s Foundation raises $100,000 at private performance by singing legend
By Saint Johns Health Center | March 12, 2013
Johnny Mathis with Saint John’s Health Center Foundation Trustee, Peter Mullin and his wife and event chair, Merle Mullin.
On February 23 Saint John’s Health Center Foundation hosted an intimate dinner featuring an exclusive performance by Johnny Mathis, one of America’s best-loved and most enduring singers. With just under 100 people in attendance, the event was held at the Mullin Automotive Private Collection and raised $100,000 for Saint John’s Gastrointestinal Department. These funds will go to ensure Saint John’s physicians and G.I. Lab care team can access the latest technology through state-of-the-art equipment.
A grateful patient, Mr. Mathis wanted to support Saint John’s Health Center and offered his time and superb talent to help raise funds for an area of greatest need. Indelibly linked to the romantic side of jazz and pop music sta
Johnny Mathis performing
ndards, Johnny Mathis’ distinctive voice on hits such as Chances Are, Misty, Wonderful! Wonderful! and It’s Not For Me To Say, are imprinted on the musical memory of a generation.
Hosted by Saint John's Health Center Trustee family Peter and Merle Mullin, the event was held at the spectacular Mullin Automotive Private Collection, located in West Los Angeles the interior of which is reminiscent of the Grand Palais and features twenty of the Mullin’s classic French touring automobiles on display.
Mr. Mathis was backed by a band of superb musicians including Scott Lavendar on piano, Gil Reigers on guitar, Rick Shaw on bass, Joe Lizama on drums and Audio Operator Lee Rickmers.
For more information: www.newstjohns.org
Roger Wacker, Angelle Wacker, Peter Mullin and Merle Mullin
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