Hickory – Women In Philanthropy (WIP), will host its annual benefit event, Party on the Lawn, Saturday, June 4 at the Party-on-the-LawnSALT Block from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. WIP, a “giving circle” of women, combine their philanthropic contributions to benefit organizations affiliated with the Catawba Medical Foundation – an extension of Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC).
Both men and women are invited to enjoy Saturday’s event, featuring food from Highland Avenue / The Crossing at Hollar Mill and beverages from American Honor Ale House & Brewery. Party on the Lawn will be held on the north lawn of the SALT Block with live music by the Moore Brothers Band and offers kid-friendly activities as well. Generous donations by presenting sponsor Jennifer Tingen Clark Realtor/Broker at Weichert Realtors-Team Metro, supporting sponsor Jennifer Eaker Fulkerson, PLLC, Attorney at Law and Donna Hill with Envoy Mortgage are making this event possible.

Moore-Bros-BandIn addition to serving as a benefit event, WIP’s annual Party on the Lawn also offers an opportunity to raise awareness about WIP membership. WIP is open to women of all ages desiring to become advocates for enhanced patient care. Examples of recent projects WIP funds include a wig bank for cancer patients; specialized infant swings for babies born addicted to drugs; and diabetic monitoring equipment.

“WIP is a tremendous example of people coming together to make a difference in the community,” said Guy Guarino, Chief Development Officer at CVMC. “WIP improves the quality of care for patients by supporting particular needs identified by the Foundation.”

Party on the Lawn tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children over 10. Tickets include entertainment, food and two beverages.

To purchase tickets, please visit WIP Party on the Lawn Tickets.  A portion of the ticket price may be tax-deductible. For more information, contact Catawba Medical Foundation at 828.326.3670 or email cmf@catawbavalleymc.org.

Photo: The Moore Brothers Band plays Sat., June 4