Cardinal Club to Host Brookhill Steeplechase Gala on
Friday May 2
The Raleigh Jaycees present the annual Brookhill Steeplechase Gala
on Friday May 2 at the prestigious Cardinal Club in downtown Raleigh.
black-tie charity fundraiser will bring local personalities, including
WRAL-TVs Cullen Browder, and Steeplechase fans together to
raise money for the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the
Raleigh Jaycees primary charities for 2003. ADS Printing and
Tournament Promotions have stepped up to be among the many proud
sponsors of the 2003 Brookhill Steeplechase Gala. Already a long-standing
supporter of the Steeplechase, this will be the first year the Cardinal
Club will host the Brookhill Gala.
of this years Brookhill Steeplechase Weekend, the Brookhill
Steeplechase Gala kicks off the festivities with hors doeuvres,
a live and a silent auction, musical entertainment and dancing.
Auction items include a pair of airline tickets, courtesy of American
Airlines, to anywhere in the continental United States, Canada or
the Caribbean; a pair of airline tickets, courtesy of AirTran ,
to any destination they provide service; vacation packages at The
Inn at Carolla Light, the Peabody Orlando and Wildwood Green Golf
Club; and sessions at The Museum Spa, Healthy and Harmony Spa or
Creedmoor Chiropractic. Tickets are $50 per person and available
online, via email or by phone. Contributions and proceeds to this
event will be tax-deductible. Information is available online at
or by phone at (919) 713-0031.
Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center (created in 1973) was designated
as a "comprehensive" cancer center for its excellence
in research and for other contributions in the areas of clinical
trials, prevention and control efforts, information and educational
offerings, and outreach and service activities. The Centers
more then 300 physicians and scientists research all aspects of
cancer biology and treatment. Last year, there were more than 7,600
inpatient admissions to Duke Hospital for cancer care, with 30 percent
of these patients coming from outside North Carolina. Cancer patients
make more than 120,000 visits to outpatient clinics each year.
Raleigh Jaycees, chartered in 1932 as the Raleigh Junior Chamber
of Commerce, is a 350+ member civic organization dedicated to leadership
development through community service. In addition to the Duke Cancer
Center, the Raleigh Jaycees financially support the Boys and Girls
Home at Lake Waccamaw, the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and
many other noble charity organizations. To learn more about the
Raleigh Jaycees, please call (919) 713-0031 or visit www.raleighjaycees.org.