By LYNNE HARLAN
CHEROKEE INDIAN HOSPITAL
The Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation is hosting its annual fundraising gala on Saturday, May 21. This year’s theme is “Raindrops on Roses”. Doors open at 6pm at the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Council Fire Ballroom. The Gala event tickets are $125 for individuals and corporate tables are $1,500. You can get tickets by calling Jimmy Burns 497-9163 ext. 6278.
The Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation raises money as a supplemental resource for hospital expenses including incentives for patients and providing state of the art equipment. This year’s focus is on behavioral health programs for women.
This year’s event features a silent auction with over 50 items ranging from local artwork to trips to Harrah’s Casinos around the country. Live music featuring the band Flashback will begin at 8:15pm.
Lynne is the public relations officer for the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority.