The Big Bad Ball benefiting Hospice of Wake County – October 2 in Raleigh, NC

January 2, 2010

The 9th annual Big Bad Ball (BBB) is a gala event to benefit Hospice of Wake County and is presented by the Young Executive Members of the Capital City Club!  The Young Executives of the club wanted to make a contribution to the community and create an event that stood out from others like it in the community.  It’s an event that brings all generations together for a good time!  You can anticipate wonderful food from hor d’oeuvres to pasta and carving stations to a late night breakfast and everyone’s favorite desserts.

The 2010 Big Bad Ball will be held Saturday, October 2rd from 7pm – 1am at the Capital City Club in Raleigh. This black tie event is open to the entire community and the cost is $125 per person. The event includes a raffle drawing for a $10,000 cash prize as well as a silent auction.

To make reservations and purchase raffle tickets, please call the Capital City Club at (919) 832-5526. Details at:

Benefit Auction Fundraiser for Methodist Home for Children – January 23 in Raleigh, NC

January 1, 2010

A Winter’s Tale

Methodist Home for Children will be hosting its 13th annual charity gala, “A Winter’s Tale,” at the Raleigh Convention Center.  An evening that benefits Methodist Home for Children, this black tie affair will honor individuals and organizations committed to children, youth and families and will feature a live and silent auction, an elegant dinner, dancing and a keynote address by celebrated sports writer, Don Yaeger.  Matt Holiday will be the auctioneer for the evening.

With 16 books to his credit, including four that made the New York Times best-seller list, Don Yeager has spent his career writing about our generation’s most celebrated athletes.  As a former Sports Illustrated associate editor, Don has witnessed the personal and professional struggles of many famous athletes, and he knows how faith and perseverance can overcome adversity and lead to greatness.

For more information, contact Jennifer Cooper at 1.888.305.4321 or  You can also find more information about the event as well as check out the auction items that will be up for bid by visiting the event’s Facebook page here:

Read more about the Methodist Home for Children here:

The auction is being conducted by Matt Holiday of