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Welcome to the 17th Annual Lemon Ball
Saturday, January 28, 2023
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM

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Lemon Ball Logo

Welcome to the 17th Annual Lemon Ball
Saturday, January 28, 2023
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM

Schedule

  • 6:00-7:00 pm: Virtual Pre-Event Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 pm: Main Program and Welcome from Hosts
  • 7:30 pm: Awards Presentations
  • 7:45 pm: Auction Highlights and Fund A Cure
  • 8:00 pm: Closing Remarks from Hosts and Close of Raffle
  • 8:15 pm: Virtual After Party featuring BVT Live!
  • 8:45 pm: Event Concludes
  • 10:00 pm: Close of Auction

Please note all times are approximate and are listed in Eastern Time Zone.

Pre-Event Cocktail Reception

6 PM ET

Please explore all the Lemon Ball Cocktail Reception has to offer!
Simply click on the image of your choice and enjoy.

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Welcome from Liz and Jay Scott

Welcome from Jay Scott

Hear from Alex’s dad and Executive Director, Jay Scott, welcoming you to the 16th Annual Lemon Ball Cocktail Hour!

Virtual Wishing Garden

Virtual Wishing Garden

Experience the wishing garden, complete with wishes submitted by childhood cancer heroes and SuperSibs.

Hero Hangout

Hero Hangout

Say hi to your favorite hero friends in this ALSF hero hangout, monitored by an ALSF staff member. All are welcome to mingle here before the start of the program and share stories, memories, and chit chat!

Hero Panel

Hero Panel with Claire, Emma, and Tony

Hear from hero families in this live-feed interview panel, from 6:30-6:45 PM ET via Zoom, facilitated by Liz Scott.

Hero Panel

Turgeon Jewelry Raffle

Bid on your chance to win this beautiful 14k White Gold Diamond Tennis Bracelet from Turgeon Jewelers. 500 chances available!

Northwestern Mutual

MISGIF Virtual Photo Booth Presented by Northwestern Mutual

Capture your Lemon Ball memories through the virtual photo booth. Scan the QR code to snap a photo directly on your phone. decorated with an exclusive Lemon Ball frame. Your photos will be sent to you via email.

Demo

Cocktail and Mocktail Demo From Jeff Benjamin and Diana Gerlitzki of Vetri

Learn the cocktail and mocktail craft from Jeff Benjamin and Diana Gertlitzki of Vetri with these how-to video tutorials!

Lemonade

Lemonade Tutorial From Izzy Rita

Enjoy this sweet lemonade tutorial from hero, Izzy Rita!

Volvo Fund-a-Cure

‘Fund A Project’ Presented by Volvo Cars

Learn about three important childhood cancer projects and vote for the one you want to see funded the most. Volvo Cars will provide $10,000 of funding for the project that receives the most votes.

Tribute Book

Explore ALSF Videos

Learn all about ALSF in these exciting videos. Discover the story of Alex Scott’s first stand, find out how the Crazy 8 Initiative is curing the incurable, see how you can get involved in ALSF’s mission, and more!

Visit our Downloads page!

Access supplemental documents to enhance your virtual cocktail experience here.

FAQs

 

Where is the event located?

To Be Announced!

What is the timeline for the event?

Please note all times are approximate and are listed in Eastern Time Zone.

Monday, January XX, 2025 

  • 12 noon - Silent Auction Opens

Saturday, January XX, 2025

  • 6-6:30 pm – Sponsor and Benefactors Reception 
  • 6:30-7:30 pm - Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction (auction will remain open until 10:15 pm) 
  • 8 pm - Welcome from Hosts and Dinner 
  • 9 pm - Awards Presentation and Live Auction 
  • 10 pm - Dessert and Dancing 
  • 10:15 pm – Silent Auction closes 
  • 12 am – Lemon Ball ends 

*Please note: Sponsor and Benefactor guests arrive at 6pm, and General Admission arrives at 6:30pm. If you are unsure of which ticket you have, please refer to your guest information email.

Where can guests park?

To Be Announced

What should I wear?

Dress is “yellow tie optional,” which is our twist on “black-tie.” Men may wear tuxedos or dark suits. Women may dress in long gowns or cocktail attire.

How do I know my table number?

All guests will receive their table numbers at check-in. Additionally, there will be multiple ballroom ushers to help you find your table.

Are there rooms available at the Courtyard Marriott Springfield (connected to the venue)?

To Be Announced

What are this year’s raffle prizes?

To Be Announced

Coming Soon!

Liquor Raffle

Coming Soon!

How do I bid on auction items?

Our auction opens on Monday before the event! We are using mobile bidding powered by GiveSmart. Browse and bid on items using a computer, mobile device or tablet. To register, text ‘lemon’ to 76278 or visit https://lemon.givesmart.com. The auction will remain open until 10:15pm ET on the Saturday of the event. When the auction closes, winners will be notified by text message in which they will receive a link to complete payment. Winners can pick up their items in the auction room, unless otherwise noted. Please note: ALL alcohol must be picked up that night or at the ALSF office. If you have auction-related inquiries, please contact Mikey Tauber, [email protected]

How do I donate during Fund A Cure?

There are three ways to donate during the Fund A Cure portion of the evening.

  1. Guests can donate by clicking the link sent directly from GiveSmart.
  2. Guests can fill out the donation cards at each seat.
  3. Guests can scan the QR code on the donation card to donate on ALSF’s Lemon Ball page.

You can donate at any time during the evening!

Are there other ways to donate?

You can donate at ANY point during the evening. Guests can visit this page to donate directly. If you have any questions pertaining to donations, please contact Sara Moyer at [email protected].

Who is receiving the Alex Scott Crystal Cup Awards?

To Be Announced!

Coming Soon

To Be Announced!

Coming Soon

Alex with Lemonade

Auction, Raffle & Fund-A-Cure

Or
Text ‘LemonBall’ to 76278

Bid on spectacular auction items, purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win an dazzling prize and make a donation, all to support children and families fighting cancer. The silent auction and raffle will open on Wednesday, March 2 at 12 pm ET. The raffle will close at approximately 8 pm ET on March 4 and the winner will be announced at the end of the program. The silent auction will close at 10 pm ET on March 4. All auction winners will be notified by text and contacted by a member of the ALSF Special Events Team.

Here are some of the items you can bid on:

Joel Embiid Signed Basketball

Joel Embiid-Signed Basketball

Get your hands on this limited-edition basketball, signed by one of Philadelphia’s most well-known sport figures, Joel Embiid. An incredibly gifted athlete, Joel has shown his love for Philly since the beginning! If you’re a Sixers fan, you don’t want to miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime item. It would surely be the center-piece of any 76ers fan’s collection!

1 Week in St. John

1 Week in St. John

Pack your bags and prepare for pure luxury during a one (1)-week stay in St. John, part of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Enjoy your time at a stunning private five (5) bedroom, five-and-a-half (5.5) bath luxury home that sleeps up to twelve (12) guests comfortably and includes a private pool, plus access to the private Peter Bay Beach. Bid on this trip guaranteed to offer an unforgettable vacation of a lifetime!

Coach Tabby 26 Shoulder Bag

COACH Tabby 26 Shoulder Bag

The COACH Tabby 26 Shoulder Bag is a leather handbag that will make any wardrobe pop. Its Chalk color is a chic look for anyone’s purse collection. The bag includes: a removable crossbody strap with a 21” drop, a removable top handle with a 7” drop, a snap flap closure, brass-tone hardware, and the COACH logo at the front flap.

Sponsors and Benefactors

Thank you to the incredible 2022 sponsors and benefactors that made this evening possible.

 

Sponsors

Coming soon!

Benefactors

Coming soon. Thank you to all our 2024 Benefactors!