Me Fine Foundation Gala To Showcase Newly Renovated City Club Raleigh

Industry: Non Profit

Non-profit's signature fundraiser will be held at newly renovated City Club Raleigh and emceed by viral video and reality television stars Penn and Kim Holderness.

Raleigh, North Carolina (PRUnderground) August 12th, 2015

The 2015 Me Fine Foundation Gala presented by Centrifuge Media will be held on September 26th at the newly renovated City Club Raleigh. This year’s event will be emceed by viral video and reality television stars Penn and Kim Holderness.

Located on the top floor of the Wells Fargo Capitol Center downtown, City Club Raleigh reopened in 2014 after a $3 million investment, merging the Cardinal Club with the Capital City Club. City Club Raleigh is proud to serve as event sponsor of Me Fine’s signature fundraiser, who provide financial assistance and emotional support programs to parents and caregivers whose children are receiving long term medical treatment from Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals.

The gala will be a night of celebration with food and drink, a live and silent auction, and music performed by local favorite, Crush. Orchestrating the gala are two veterans of event planning, Sarah Sims Chesson and Robert Kreysa. Chesson served as the Director of Major Gifts for United Way of the Greater Triangle, specializing in individual gifts of $10,000 or higher.  Prior to that she was a Development Manager for United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley planning events for Boston’s young professionals. Kreysa is the special events coordinator for CEI, a premier digital office solutions provider for the Raleigh-Durham/Triangle. He has worked on a variety of events such as the Cameron Village Underground Event, Hopscotch Super VIP Experience and the American Heart Ball.

Tickets for the event will available online at www.mefinegala.com. VIP tickets are available for the first time this year, offering those who purchase valet service and exclusive access to privately sponsored rooms at City Club Raleigh. Corporate sponsorships opportunities are available and can be found on the gala website.

The mission of the Me Fine Foundation is to provide hope to critically ill children treated by Children’s Hospitals in North Carolina and their families through financial assistance, emotional support and necessary resources, regardless of race, diagnosis, religious affiliation or economic status. For more information or interest in sponsoring the gala, call (919) 202-0086 or email info@mefinefoundation.org.

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, emotional support and other necessary resources to sustain the loss of income due to the dramatic change in lifestyle. For more information, please call (919) 202-0086 or visit http://www.mefinefoundation.org.

About Centrifuge Media:

Centrifuge Media is an event and production agency offering audiovisual production, creative services, and meeting technologies. The privately held company was founded in 2005 and located in Raleigh. For more information, please call 919-466-9499 or visit www.centrifugemedia.com

About City Club Raleigh:
City Club Raleigh – which unveiled a $2.6-million reinvention in 2014 – features an upscale dining room with spectacular city views, casual Anytime Lounge and Grill overlooking Fayetteville Street, private dining rooms, a stylish e-lounge, small meeting spaces, and an expansive ballroom.

About ClubCorp (NYSE: MYCC)

Since its founding in 1957, Dallas-based ClubCorp has operated with the central purpose of Building Relationships and Enriching Lives®. ClubCorp is a leading owner-operator of private golf and country clubs and private business clubs in North America. With its recent acquisition of Sequoia Golf, ClubCorp now owns or operates a portfolio of over 200 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, and alumni clubs in 26 states, the District of Columbia and two foreign countries that serve over 430,000 members, with approximately 20,000 peak-season employees. ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MYCC). ClubCorp properties include: Firestone Country Club (Akron, Ohio); Mission Hills Country Club (Rancho Mirage, California); The Woodlands Country Club (The Woodlands, Texas); Capital Club Beijing; and Metropolitan Club Chicago. You can find ClubCorp on Facebook at facebook.com/clubcorp and on Twitter at @ClubCorp.

About CEI

CEI has been locally owned and operated since 1957.  The company has been traditionally known for selling and servicing Konica Minolta and Savin copier systems in the Raleigh/Durham area, however, in the past few years they have made a significant impact in the Managed Services area.  CEI is widely known and frequently referred to as the “Robot Company” as a result of their successful television commercials, advertising and branding campaign of Raster, their transforming copier robot. For more information visit www.copycei.com or Anna Groblewski at AGroblewski@copycei.com.

About Me Fine Foundation

The mission of the Me Fine Foundation is to provide hope to critically ill children treated by Children’s Hospitals in North Carolina and their families through financial assistance, emotional support and necessary resources, regardless of race, diagnosis, religious affiliation or economic status. For more information please call (919) 202-0086 or visit www.mefinefoundation.org

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