Wine And Pearls Benefits Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Parkridge Medical Center will present Wine & Pearls 2011, a benefit for The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation, on April 8 from 6-9 p.m. at The Mill Event Hall. Funds raised at this event will provide personal encouragement, support and information to Chattanooga-area adults navigating the journey through cancer diagnoses and treatments.

The evening’s cocktail reception and silent auction offers a Toast to Hope in support of Chattanooga area men and women diagnosed with cancer. Guests will enjoy the music of the Ben Friberg Trio as well as a wine bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

Attendees will have the opportunity to bid on many items at a silent auction featuring tempting trips, original art, jewelry, salon packages and more.

“We’re honored to partner once again with Parkridge Medical Center for Wine and Pearls,” said Susan Hosbach, executive director of The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation. “This event is more than a special night out - it also creates greater awareness about the direct cancer support, education services and programs that The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation offers free of charge, as well as the impact of clinical trial participation on advancing effective treatments. We are committed to working closely with those in the Chattanooga area who have been impacted by cancer.”

Individual tickets are $75. For more information about Wine & Pearls: visit or call 877.467-1936, ext. 105.

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