Health Care

Survivors, Doctors to Be Honored at Cattle Baron’s Ball

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The local chapter of the American Cancer Society has revealed the honorees, special guests and chairmen for the 12th Annual Cattle Baron’s Ball, to be held March 24 at The Lake Club.

Matthew Hiznay will be honored as this year’s cancer survivor, while Brett Wilcox and Ava Timko will be honored as pediatric cancer survivors. Drs. Robert Ricchuiti, Richard Memo, Dan Ricchuiti, Vince Ricchuiti, Mark Memo, and Nicholas Styn from NEO Urology Associates, Inc. will be the medical honorees.

The chairwomen for the Cattle Baron’s Ball are Carole Weimer and Annette Camacci. Bob Komara will serve as honorary chairman, while WFMJ’s Mike Case will be the master of ceremonies.

“We are honored to have such a distinguished group of honorees and special guests committed to helping fight cancer,” Weimer said.

“A portion of the program will be dedicated to raising funds to support lung cancer research funded by the American Cancer Society in honor of Hiznay, who has battled lung cancer.”

The Cattle Baron’s Ball features live and silent auctions, live bands, dancing and gourmet cuisine. This year’s theme is Denim and Diamonds. Those attending are encouraged to sport their favorite country-western outfits.

Tickets for the fundraiser are $125 per person. To buy tickets, sponsor the event or donate auction items, contact the American Cancer Society at 330 318 4106, email, or visit

Pictured: NEO Urology Associates, Inc. Drs. Nicholas Styn, Mark Memo, Vincent Ricchiuti, Richard Memo, Robert Ricchiuti, and Daniel Ricchiuti.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.