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Walla Walla General Hospital Gala to Feature Vocalist Ronan Tynan


Walla Walla General Hospital has partnered with title sponsor Petersen Kolberg Architects for the 2012 hospital Gala on November 10, 2012.

As the title sponsor, PKA is instrumental in bringing renowned musician Ronan Tynan to Walla Walla. Tynan, a renowned vocalist, athlete and physician, was introduced to international audiences as a member of the Irish Tenors before launching a solo career in music. In addition to retelling his compelling life story, Dr. Tynan will sing some of his most well-known songs. His story as a double amputee was featured as the subject of an ABC 20/20 profile and a BBC documentary.

Proceeds from the Gala will fund comprehensive patient room renovations to improve the healing environment and aid patients in their recovery. The new rooms were designed by PKA, an architectural firm located in Portland, Ore. The company is also responsible for the large-scale construction projects currently underway at the hospital.

The annual Gala will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at the Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center. In addition to Dr. Tynan, the program will feature a live auction and a delicious meal.

The WWGH Foundation is still accepting Gala sponsorships as well as individual ticket sales. For more information visit or call (509)-527-8303.