By LYNNE HARLAN
CIHA PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
This week, the Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation hosts the 6th Annual Fundraising Gala. This year’s theme is Hard Hats and High Heels for the event on May 16. Doors open at 6pm at the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center. The Gala event tickets are $125 for individuals and corporate tables start at $1,500. You can get tickets by calling Jimmy Burns at 497-9163 ext. 6278.
The Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation raises money as a supplemental resource for hospital expenses including incentives for patients and providing state of the art equipment.
This year’s event features a silent auction with over 50 items ranging from local artwork to trips to Harrah’s Casinos around the country. Live music, featuring the band Flashback, will begin at 8:15pm.