The 7th Annual Big Bad Ball Announces Raffle Ticket Sale

Raleigh, NC, August 28, 2008 --( Diane Dennis, event co-chair for the 7th Annual Big Bad Ball (, has announced that tickets for the event’s raffle are now on sale. Prizes include a $10,000 cash prize and his and her watches, valued at $10,000, complements of Fink's Jewelers. Raffle tickets are $50 for one or $200 for five, and can be purchased by visiting Raffle ticket holders need not be present to win.

The Big Bad Ball is a black-tie event hosted by the Young Executives Board of the Capital City Club. This year’s event will include live music, a silent auction, door prizes, and a raffle and will benefit Hospice of Wake County, a private nonprofit organization that provides compassionate, end-of-life care and support for terminally ill patients and their families. For more information, please contact the Capital City Club at (919) 334-4254, call Sloane Browning at Hospice of Wake County at (919) 828-0890 or visit the event’s official Web site at

“We are excited to announce that the raffle tickets are available for purchase,” said April Mills, event co-chair of the 7th Annual Big Bad Ball. “This is an excellent way for individuals to donate to Hospice of Wake County.”

About Hospice of Wake County:
Hospice of Wake County is a private nonprofit agency that has benefited from generous donations from the people of Wake County, the surrounding area and the families of our patients. Its Board of Directors are all volunteer community leaders, and its focus on quality care grows from its very personal concern for friends and neighbors. Hospice is a total care package for individuals with limited life expectancies and for their families. Care teams consisting of an experienced RN, a medical social worker, a home health aide, a chaplain and volunteers are available to every patient. Teams are assigned with the intent that the same basic team will remain with the patient and family for the duration of hospice services. Hospice of Wake County care teams work with the patient's personal physician, with consult as needed from the Medical Director. For more information, please call Hospice of Wake County at (919) 828-0890 or visit the event’s official Web site at

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