Raleigh, NC, July 26, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Lori K. Lee, executive director of Me Fine Foundation, Inc. (www.mefinefoundation.org), has announced that the steering committee for the 3rd Annual Purse Gala has been formed. The 3rd Annual Purse Gala will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 2-5 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel located at 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd. in Cary. The event will feature a live auction of unique, designer and one-of-a-kind purses, including items donated by local celebrities and designers nationwide, and will also feature wine and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $45 and may be purchased at www.mefinefoundation.org. All proceeds will benefit Me Fine Foundation and will provide assistance for children and families at Duke Children’s Hospital and the North Carolina Children’s Hospital at UNC.
The 3rd Annual Purse Gala Steering Committee:
Whitney Wilkerson, Stop Studios, Event Chair
Jennifer Terry, Paragon Commercial Bank
Kathy Berberian, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
Amy Greene, Giorgios Hospitality Restaurant Group
Jullie Campbell, Embassy Suites
Paige Zinn, Jennings
Jill Mastrangelo, MMI Associates, Inc.
Allison Davis, Sandfoot Photography
Ashley Carmichael, The Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Chelsea Stahr, Cato Research
Valonda Calloway, WRAL-TV
Lisa Valentino, Me Fine Foundation, Inc.
Kim Love, The Umstead Hotel and Spa
Ellen Williamson, Schenkel Shultz Architecture
Jameka Autry, Jameka Autry Photography
Tiffany Husack, Better Carolina Homes
Jenna Tennace, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kate Catlin, MMI Associates, Inc.
“We are excited to announce the steering committee for this year’s Purse Gala,” said Lisa Valentino, director of development for Me Fine Foundation, Inc. “This talented group of professionals will undoubtedly lead this event to success with their individual expertise and dedication to Me Fine’s cause.”
About Me Fine Foundation, Inc.:
Me Fine Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to parents and caregivers sacrificing their livelihoods in order to provide their children with state-of-the-art, or even last-chance medical treatment at Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals. Me Fine Foundation is committed to ensuring families with children facing a devastating medical crisis are able to receive financial assistance to sustain the loss of income from the dramatic lifestyle changes they face during the treatment process. For more information, please call (919) 202-0086 or visit www.mefinefoundation.org.
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