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Mississippi Nurses Foundation's annual outdoor concert scheduled June 2
May 21, 2007
Harmony for Health, the annual outdoor community concert sponsored by The Mississippi Nurses Foundation, will be from 7-9 p.m., Saturday, June 2 on the 18th fairway at Whisper Lake County Club, 414 Annandale Parkway.
The annual fundraiser, now in its third year, will feature an evening under the stars with musical selections performed by the Mississippi Community Symphonic Band and the Mississippi Swing. Maggie Wade of WLBT-TV will again emcee this exciting event.
"This is our most anticipated event by both adults and children," said Dr. Lisa Haynie, vice president of the foundation and co-chair of the event. "We encourage everyone to bring their lawn chairs or blankets. Mississippi Magician Dorian LaChance will entertain the children and food will be available for purchase."
The Mississippi Nurses' Foundation, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to improving the quality of life and health of all Mississippians through community health education programs and nursing scholarships.
"Harmony for Health, is an event that provides our friends throughout the state an opportunity to join the nurses of Mississippi as we raise funds for wellness and disease prevention projects such as: a hand washing program in elementary schools across the state, health education workshops and screenings for adults and scholarships for nursing students," said Charlotte Cockrell, executive director of the foundation. "Sponsorship of this event also gives hospitals and other businesses the opportunity to provide their customers, employees, family and friends a fun and relaxing evening. It also allows the Mississippi Nurses Foundation to promote these sponsors as supporters of quality health education across our state,"
"Whisper Lake Country Club is the event sponsor," said Dr. Audwin Fletcher, foundation board members and co-chair of the event. "Other sponsors include Central Mississippi Medical Center, River Oaks Health System, University of Mississippi School of Nursing, Arthur Davis Publishing Agency, BancorpSouth, Baptist Health Systems, Anonymous Friend, BankPlus, Edward Jones Investments, Joe T's Wine & Spirits, Madison Heart Clinic, Regions Bank, Alexander's Italian Restaurant, Bank of Morton, Carr Riggs & Ingram, J & J Specialty Advertising, Prime Care Nursing, University Nursing Associates, University ObGyn Associates, University Orthopaedic Associates, Waste Management, Whisper Lake Home Owners Association and Whisper Lake Men's Golf Association."
Sponsorships range from $5,000 at the Leadership-level to $250 at the Friend of the Foundation-level. Sponsors are recognized in printed material and signage at the event.
Tickets are $5 per person, preschool free. Gate opens at 6 p.m. The concert is scheduled from 7-9 p.m. For more information, call (601) 898-0850 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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