Big Bad Ball Benefits Hospice of Wake County in a Big Way

Th 8th annual Big Bad Ball was successful in raising funds for the Hospice of Wake County.
By: Darcy Dye
 
Nov. 3, 2009 - PRLog -- Raleigh, N.C. - Diane Dennis, event co chair and the committee for the 2009 Big Bad Ball announced today the event was successful in raising funds. The 8th annual gala generated $95,000 from a silent auction, raffle ticket sales and other donations. All funds will be used to support Hospice's mission to provide compassionate end-of-life care for terminally ill people and their families.

Held Saturday, October 3rd at the Capital City Club and hosted by the club's Young Executives Board, the Big Bad Ball featured gourmet food and drink, a photo booth and makeovers from Bobbi Brown cosmetics. Approximately 275 guests danced to ballroom, swing and jazz performed by the Casablanca Orchestra, a Raleigh-based big band. Triangle locals tHE.DESIGN played high-energy rock and pop until 1 AM.  

“The 2009 Ball was a great success despite the difficult economic conditions,” said event co-chair April Mills. “We would like to sincerely thank all of the guests, sponsors and volunteers who supported both the event and the mission of Hospice of Wake County to provide all community members quality end of life care and support to their families.”

The 9th annual event is scheduled for Saturday, October 2nd 2010.

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, Johnston, Franklin, Durham and Harnett counties.  Guided by community-based boards of directors and supported by a dedicated professional staff, the goal of Hospice of Wake County is to provide compassionate hospice care that allows patients to enjoy every moment of their lives to the fullest.  For more information, call 919-828-0890 or visit http://www.hospiceofwake.org.

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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.
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