Cary, NC, October 31, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Judy Fourie, president of J. Fourie & Company, an insurance agency specializing in health insurance for groups and individuals, has been named chair of the Red Cross Ball, an event to benefit the American Red Cross. In this position, Fourie will lead the organization in its efforts to promote awareness and raise money for victims of disasters. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 8 at Prestonwood Country Club, located at 300 Prestonwood Parkway. The theme of the evening is “Rhapsody in Red, the Big Dance Ball,” and all proceeds will benefit the Triangle Area Chapter of the Red Cross to provide assistance for families throughout the area. For more information, please visit www.trianglearc.org.
“I am honored to serve as chair to the Red Cross Ball,” said Fourie. “I believe it is important to give back and help those less fortunate, and supporting area families affected by tragedy is something the Red Cross does well.”
About J. Fourie & Company:
J. Fourie & Company, located in Cary, NC, specializes in health insurance for employee groups and individuals, long-term disability, life insurance, long-term care, and retirement planning. In 2003, Fourie was named one of Triangle Business Journal’s top 25 Women in Business. For more information, call (919) 481-1815 or visit the Web site at www.jfourie.com.
About the Triangle Area Chapter, American Red Cross:
The Triangle Area Chapter, American Red Cross has helped people mobilize to help their neighbors for 90 years. More than 500 trained Red Cross volunteers provide lifesaving services in Wake, Johnston, Franklin and Warren counties. Last year, victims of 264 disasters, most of them fires, turned to the Red Cross for help and hope. More than 35,000 people each year gain the skills they need to prepare for and respond to emergencies. Almost 38,000 people give blood-for the gift of life-through the Triangle Area Chapter to supply local hospitals. The Red Cross helps thousands of U.S. service members separated from their families by military duty stay connected. The Red Cross is not a government agency; it relies on donations of time, money, and blood to do its work. For more information, please visit www.trianglearc.org.
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