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SEPTEMBER  

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September 8

NCCAT GOLDEN APPLE GALA AND SILENT AUCTION

For: North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Celebrate and honor NC’s teachers, who make a valuable contribution to the quality of life of their students and to the future economic development of our state.  7-12midnight.  $250 per couple.  For more information contact Greg Bauguess at 828.293.5202×1228 or bauguessg@nccat.org or visit www.nccat.org


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September 11

TOP OF THE TABLE

For: Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Third annual “Top of the Table” Designers Challenge.  Culinary creations, jazz music, silent auction.  6-11pm.  $50.  For more information contact Beth Pendergrass at 919.313.2185 or bpendergrass@wdigc.com or visit www.trianglenace.com


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September 14

BLUE JEAN BALL AND CHAIR-ITY AUCTION

For: Child Advocacy Center Youth party with food, DJ, game shows and dancing in the ballroom.  Adult party with a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres.  Adult tickets are $50 and $25 for children.  Highland Country Club, Fayetteville.  For more information call 910.486.9700 or visit www.childadvocacycenter.com


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September 14 & 15

SPEAKING OF WOMEN’S HEALTH

For: Resources for Seniors Event dedicated to education women of all ages to make informed decisions about their health, well-being & personal safety.  September 14:  6:30-8:30pm; cost $20.  September 15:  8-4pm; cost $35.  North Raleigh Hilton, Raleigh.  For more information contact Tobi Bowen at 919.713.1530 or tobib@rfsnc.org or visit www.SWHRaleigh.com


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September 15

PLATE EXPECTATIONS ’07

For: Meals on Wheels Asheville Silent and live auction.  Over 130 items including jewelry, art, vacations including a week at Blue Canyon, Thailand’s premium golf and resort–includes airfare.  6-10pm.  $60 single or $100 couple.  Country Club of Asheville.  For more information contact Terri Bowman at 828.253.5286 or Terri.Bowman@mowabc.org or visit www.mowabc.org


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September 15

PICNIC UNDER THE STARS

For: Food Assistance, Inc-Groceries on Wheels A stellar night of fun delight! Food, comedy entertainment for children and adults 6:30pm, butterfly presentation, movie “The Ultimate Gift” under the stars at 8pm.  Bring a blanket and lawn chairs and relax to good food and family fun.  6pm.  $25 adults and $5 children.  All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm, High Point.  For more information contact Jane Carlson at 336.988.8899 or janecarlson@bellsouth.net or visit www.FoodAssistanceNC.com


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September 15 & 16

CENTERFEST 2007

For: Durham Arts Council The arts festival features over 100 artists and two stages of alternating music.  10-6pm.  Free.  Durham.  For more information contact  Rebecca Hankins at 919.560.2722 or rhankins@durhamarts.org or visit www.centerfest.durhamarts.org


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September 16

15TH ANNUAL ICE CREAM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

For: The Music Academy of North Carolina This year’s festival will be bigger and better than ever!  Visitors of all ages can eat all the ice cream they want and enjoy live entertainment, amusement rides, games and refreshments.  Radio Disney will offer entertainment.  Local musicians will perform on two stages during the festival.  12-6pm.  $5 at the gate, $4 in advance, children 4 and under are free.  Friendly Avenue, Guilford College.  For more information contact Janel Jernigan at 336.379.8748 or jjernigan@musicacademy.org or visit www.MusicAcademyNC.org


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September 20

TAKE A SEAT

For: Cary Visual Art, Inc. Live and silent auction, community-wide art exhibition created by celebrities and local artists.  For more information contact Laura Blackman at 919.531.9149 or Laura.Blackmon@caryvisualart.org or www.caryvisualart.org


 

September 21 & 22

STRIKE FOR SURVIVAL

For: American Cancer Society Fun, food, prizes at three different locations in Raleigh and Cary.  Fred Flinstone will entertain and all bowlers are eligible to win raffle prizes.  6-9pm.  $25 per person.  For more information contact Amber Smith at 919.215.8613 or amber@me-3.org or visit www.strikeforsurvival.com to register.


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September 21 & 22

CORKS FOR KIDS

For: North Carolina Children’s Hospital Annual two-day dinner and wine tasting extravaganza.  Friday:  Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm, Acme Food & Beverage (Carrboro), $125/person, plus tax and gratuity.  Saturday:  The Main Event, 7:30-9:30pm, Friday Center (Chapel Hill), $50/person.   For more information visit www.ncchildrenspromise.org


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September 22

2ND ANNUAL KCS RIDE WITHOUT FEAR

For: The North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence Motorcycle ride to honor the memory of Karen H. Crawford and promote the awareness of intimate partner violence.  $25 per bike; $10 per additional rider.  Registration at 9am; ride at 10:30am.  Ray Price Harley-Davidson, Raleigh. For more information contact Camilla Eubanks at 919.956.9124 or ceubanks@nccadv.org or visit www.nccadv.org


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September 25

2ND ANNUAL FINE WINE GALA

For: SAFEchild Festive and unique evening with heavy hor d’oeuvres and wine sampling.  7-9pm.  Tickets are $25 per single or $40 per couple.  Fresh Market, Cary.  For more information contact Michelle Putterman at mputterman@safechildnc.org


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September 25

HALL GROUP/UMAR GOLF CLASSIC

For: UMAR Registration includes greens fee, cart, driving range, lunch, dinner, door prizes and prizes for top three teams.  100% of the proceeds will benefit UMAR.  11am tee time.  $175 one player, $700 foursome, call for sponsorships.  Skybrook Golf Club, Huntersville.  For more information, contact Melinda Schroeder at 704.875.1328 or MelindaS@UMARinfo.com or visit www.UMARinfo.com


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September 27

RED DOG FARM ANIMAL RESCUE EVENT

For: Red Dog Farm Animal Rescue Network Custom animal portraits and themed animal art from local artists.  6-9pm.  Heart of Living Home Gallery, Greensboro.  For more information contact Susan Rotante at 336.544.2405 or srotante@quixotegroup.com


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September 27

BREATHING WORDS INTO LIVES – AN EVENING OF SUPPORT FOR TRIANGLE RADIO READING SERVICE

For: Triangle Radio Reading Service An evening of entertainment, dinner, live and silent auctions hosted by Donald and Janice Jones from NBC-17.  6:30-9pm.  $100 per person.  Sisters Garden, Raleigh.  For more information contact Linda Ornt at 919.832.5138 or trserv@nc.rr.com or visit www.trianglereadingservice.org


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September 29

NC ROADRUNNERS CLUB WOMEN’S DISTANCE FESTIVAL 5K RACE

For: Interact 14th annual race to take place in downtown Raleigh at 8:30am.  Over 500 women of all ages and from all over NC will participate.  After the race, celebration continues with children’s activities, door prizes, delicious food, fitness expo and music.  Children $10/$15 after 9/15; women $25/$30 after 9/15.  For more information visit www.interactofwake.org


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September 29

GREAT AMERICAN TOBACCO DUCK RACE

For: Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Music, food, fun to help fight hunger.  Prizes to be won by first three and last ducks to finish the race down the “Old Bull River”.  9-1pm.  $10 per duck; free to attend.  American Tobacco Campus, Durham.  For more information contact Tonya at 919.250.0043 or pr@foodshuttle.org or visit www.foodshuttle.org


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September 29

WALK WITH ME – TRIAD REGION

For: Easter Seals UCP North Carolina Walk-a-thon and family picnic to celebrate people of all abilities while raising funds to support Easter Seals UCP programs in the Triad region.  Fully accessible route.  Teams and individuals welcome.  Family Fun Festival follows.  9am registration, 10am walk.  Country Park, Greensboro.   For more information contact Carrie Van Brunt at 800.626.1627×259 or #ff3366>cvanbrunt@nc.eastersealsucp.com or visit www.nc.eastersealsucp.com


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September 29

19TH BENEFIT GALA “AUTUMN SPLENDOR: THE COLOURS AND FLAVOURS OF CANADA”

For: International House Celebration of Canada’s rich traditions in the arts, music and culture, cocktail reception, dinner of unique flavors, silent and live auction. 6:30-midnight.  Westin Hotel, Charlotte.  For more information contact Adele Daniels at 704.333.8099 or adaniels@ihclt.org


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September 29

THIN MINT SPRINT

For: Girl Scouts, Tarheel Triad Council 5K race to raise money for Girl Scout programs in Triad and surrounding counties.  Race preceded by 1mile fun run at 8:30am.  Register for 5K run by August 15th.  Girl Scouts $15, non Girl Scouts $18.  Colfax.  For more information contact Gayle Taylor at 336.274.8491 or thinmint@tarheeltriad.org or visit www.tarheeltriad.org


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