Emerald Ball tickets now on sale

Tickets for the Via Christi Emerald Ball are now on sale.

The ball will be March 22 at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, 400 W. Douglas. Cocktails start at 6 p.m.; a live and silent auction is at 7 p.m.. Dancing goes until midnight.

The Emerald Ball is the major source of funding for Gerard House. The home provides shelter and counseling for young women during their pregnancies and for a few months afterward while they decide whether to keep and raise their children or place them for adoption.

Proceeds from the ball also go toward the Via Christi Cancer Institute, a cancer treatment and research facility.

Tickets are $125 per person; $1,200 for a table of 10. They can be purchased online at, or by calling the Via Chrsti Foundation at 316-239-3520.