About the Event

This will be our 7th fundraising event and we anticipate 200 guests at the elegant Carolina Club from 5:30 to 8 pm on Thursday, February 9, 2012.  Admission includes delicious hors d’oeuvres, a glass of wine and free parking.  Tickets for the event can be purchased on the buy tickets page.

Our honorary co-hosts are Gary Park, President of UNC Hospitals, and his wife Cindy.  Our emcee for the evening will be Aaron Nelson, President of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce.

We will have many unique and wonderful donations available for bidding and a live auction.   Auction items include get-aways, sports memorabilia, pottery, gift certificates to local hotels and restaurants, jewelry, signed books, and the opportunity to have lunch with a local celebrities.

Our hosts and long-term sponsors are Molly Maid of Chapel Hill and the Ms. Molly Foundation.  Our other lead sponsors are News Talk 1360 WCHL, Chapel Hill-Carrboro News, Talk, and Tar Heels Station, and UNC Health Care.  Our guests will include healthcare and university professionals, WCHL listeners, and Molly Maid of Chapel Hill customers.

All donations are tax-deductible.  Auction proceeds will be used for services and programs provided by the Beacon Program.

Although the Carolina Club’s website states parking at Ramshead Deck is $1.50 per hour, parking will be free for the event, so please join us for a wonderful and fun evening.
Carolina Club’s Directions and Parking

Here are some comments about last year’s event-

“Having a table filled with fun friends-supporting a great cause-priceless!!”
-Pam Herndon

“This auction is the culmination of so many hours of dedication from community members. There is no great feeling than knowing you are helping others in their journey to independence as they find strength within themselves.”
-Michelle Carlisle

“I had a great time at the auction — great food and wonderful company, lots of enticing auction items, and incredibly powerful testimony from survivors of intimate partner violence — I look forward to this event every year.”
-Dr. Debra Bynum

“Thanks to the Silent Auction, my family
and I had a wonderful vacation in Disney World!”
-Dr. Molly Berkoff

For further information please call us at:  (919) 966-9314 or email the Beacon Program at beaconpr@unch.unc.edu
UNC Hospital’s Beacon Child and Family Program

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