The 2023 Harvey Ball Friday, October 6

 Friday, October 6, 2023

25th World Smile Day – FREE

1-4 PM
Historic Elm Park

22nd Annual Harvey Ball

5:30-9:30 PM
St. Spyridon Cultural Center
102 Russell Street, Worcester

The 2023 Harvey Ball Smile Award recipient is
Gloria D. Hall and Art in the Park

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The award is being presented to Gloria and Art in the Park for their significant contribution and impact in bringing culture to the Worcester community and Elm Park for the past 10 years. Art in the Park is a testimony to the power of public art in Worcester, truly making our entire community smile. This year’s exhibit is titled “Love in Action: Joy, Community, Creativity.” Gloria and the team will receive “The Harvey” at the evening event.

Mark your calendars for Friday, October 6 as, together, we celebrate
World Smile Day, Gloria and Art in the Park, and all things SMILEY.

25th World Smile Day

1-4 PM – World Smile Day Community Celebration in historic Elm Park – FREE

Each year since 1999 World Smile Day® has been celebrated around the world, and in Worcester in a variety of ways, ranging from large public events like The Harvey Ball, to quietly delivering Smile Certificates to people in the local area. Join us for this year’s 25th Anniversary celebration as Harvey Ball envisioned, “Do one act of kindness. Make one person Smile!”

Entertainment and activities:

XLO Radio broadcasting with fun giveaways at the event

Smiley mascot spreading positivity

Worcester Public Library Libby Bookmobile

Polar Beverages offering samplings

Table Talk Pies offering SMILEY pies

George’s Coney Island Hot Dogs and Tastee Treats
Food Trucks will be available for purchases

Sculpture Scavenger Hunt of the
Art in the Park sculptures throughout Elm Park

and much more!

22nd Annual Harvey Ball

5:30 PM – VIP Sculpture Reception and the 22nd Annual Harvey Ball – $150.00
Complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, and auction preview.
6:30 PM – General Admission – 22nd Annual Harvey Ball – $100.00
Hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, food stations, live entertainment by The Midtown Horns 16-piece band, fun auction items and much more.
7:30 PM – Remarks and presentation of Smile Award to Gloria D. Hall and Art in the Park
8:30 – 9:30 PM – Dancing and dessert

SPONSORS TO DATE 9/21/23

SCULPTURE SPONSORS

   

SMILE SPONSORS

   

 

 

MEDIA SPONSORS

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR

WALL OF SPIRITS SPONSOR

CREATIVE SPONSORS
AbbVie Bioresearch Center
Berkshire Bank
Fidelity Bank
Mary and Warner Fletcher
Fontaine Community Foundation
Hanover Insurance Group Foundation
Journey – Patricia Nelligan Peterleitner
Mechanics Hall
Middlesex Bank
Polar Beverages
Reliant Medical Group, Part of Optum
SG&D Insurance Agency
Sadick Public Adjusters, Inc.
Shea Management
Struck Catering
TD Bank
UMass Memorial Health
UniBank for Savings
Webster Five
Todd H. Wetzel/The Wetzel Group at Morgan Stanley

Interested in becoming a sponsor, or donating an auction item? CLICK HERE for a list of
sponsorship and donation opportunities.

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