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For Immediate Release

The Champions Gala

Easterseals UCP Honors Committed Supporters at Champions Gala

RALEIGH, N.C., September 12, 2016

Media Contact:
Lauren Ross

Easterseals UCP will hold the Champions Gala Friday, October 14 at Bay 7 in the American Tobacco Campus in Durham. The 2016 Champions Gala provides an opportunity for Easterseals UCP to share their story and build awareness within the community. Also, the Champions Gala will honor Jim Goodmon the CEO and president of the Capitol Broadcasting Company with the Charlie and Nancy Gaddy Champions Award for their dedication and support of children and adults with disabilities. The Gala will be a celebration of all who have shown their continued commitment to the mission at Easterseals UCP.

The event features live music performed by the Black and Blue Experience, dancing, auctions; live and silent; and time to meet with other professionals and philanthropists investing in children and adults with disabilities and mental health issues. Cocktails and mingling will begin promptly at 7:00 P.M. followed by dinner and dancing at 8:00 P.M.

The ticket price for the Gala is $250.00 with sponsorship opportunities including a $50,000 Empowerment Sponsor, $25,000 Independence Sponsor, $10,000 Opportunity Sponsor and $5,000 Dignity Sponsor.

For more information on how to purchase tickets or become a sponsor please contact Lauren Ross at mailto:Lauren.Ross@EastersealsUCP.org or 919-865-8878.

Easterseals UCP works side-by-side with adults and children who are managing disabilities and mental health challenges. They serve as a nurse, therapist, social worker, job counselor, teacher, psychologist, caregiver and a compassionate friend all rolled into one. Your support will fund programs that help children and adults achieve better days by supporting programs for people with autism, mental health challenges, foster care services, Early Intervention (EI) services, supported employment and child development centers for children with disabilities and their typically developing peers.

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