This year, the Big Bad Ball will be held Saturday, September 29 from 7p.m.-1a.m. at the Capital City Club in downtown Raleigh. Tickets are $125 each and can be purchased through http://www.bigbadball.com.
The Big Bad Ball benefits Hospice of Wake County’s Benevolent Care Program and Horizons Grief Center. Hospice of Wake County extends assistance beyond Wake by serving Durham, Johnston, Harnett, and Franklin Counties. In 2011, hundreds of guests attended the annual event, and raised over $100,000. This amount of fund-raising translates into 667 days of care to patients without means. More than $1,000,000 has been raised through this event since 2001.
WRVA-FM’s Kitty Kinnin will be this year’s emcee and the Big Bad Ball is also featuring live music performed by tHE.DESIGN and The Casablanca Orchestra, a silent auction, door prizes from Fink’s Jewelers and a 50/50 raffle. There will be five open bars, a wide selection of hors d’oeuvres and a late night breakfast.
This year, Fink’s Jewelers is donating a Norman Silverman pendant that features a pear shaped diamond center stone of .50 carat weight with .19 carats of pave diamonds supporting, in 18 karat white gold, a $5,400 value. Fink’s Jewelers is also donating Norman Silverman drop earrings that feature 2 pear shaped center stones with .58 total weight and .39 carats of surrounding diamonds, in 18 karat white gold, a $5,100 value. Total value of both pieces exceeds $10,000.
The Wine Feed, a specialty online wine retailer and event venue based in Raleigh, N.C., that combines the efficiency of online shopping with the personal experience of in-person tastings, local delivery and private wine consultations for individuals and groups is sponsoring the 2012 event. During the week of October 1 – 7, The Wine Feed is pleased to offer a 15% donation to Hospice of Wake County on all orders that reference “Hospice” in the order notes section of the checkout process. To place an order please visit http://thewinefeed.com/
To purchase tickets to the 2012 Big Bad Ball, please call Hospice of Wake County at 919-828-0890 or visit http://www.bigbadball.com to order tickets online.
About the Big Bad Ball
Presented by The Capital City Club’s Young Executives, the Big Bad Ball is an annual black-tie gala benefitting Hospice of Wake County. The events raises funds to support Hospice of Wake County’s Benevolent Care Program and Horizon’s Grief Center, providing necessary end-of-life care for terminally ill patients and their families. To learn more about the Big Bad Ball, please visit http://www.bigbadball.com or call Hospice of Wake County at 919.828.0890.
About Hospice of Wake County
Your community hospice since 1979, Hospice of Wake County provides physical, emotional, and spiritual care to those living with advanced illness, their caregivers, and those who have lost a loved one, regardless of age, race, religion, or financial circumstances. Service areas include Wake, Durham, Johnston, Franklin and Harnett counties. Guided by community-based boards of directors and trustees, and supported by a dedicated professional staff, Hospice of Wake County provides compassionate hospice care allowing patients to enjoy their lives to the fullest. For more information, call 919.828.0890 or visit www.hospiceofwake.org.