Run for the Promise Gala to benefit N.C. Children's Hospital

Gather your friends and join honorary hosts Wesley and Jan Burks at the seventh annual N.C. Children’s Promise Gala, Run for the Promise, on Saturday, May 4, for a Kentucky Derby party benefiting the N.C. Children’s Hospital.

When May 04, 2013
from 04:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where Governors Club
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Festivities begin at 4 p.m. at Governors Club in Chapel Hill. You’ll be treated to: delicious food and libations; live broadcast of the 139th annual Kentucky Derby; music by the Atomic Rhythm All-Stars Band; live and silent auctions featuring an array of wonderful items, including signed memorabilia and travel and entertainment packages.

Individual tickets to the event are $150 or purchase two for $275.  To purchase tickets or learn more about the event, visit  Join us on Facebook to see a featured auction item of the week (

Below is just a sampling of a few of the auction items available at the event:

  • Napa Valley Wine Experience: 3-night stay in a standard guest room at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley; 6-hour chauffeured limousine service within Napa and Sonoma counties; 3-hour gourmet dinner for 2 on the Napa Valley Wine Train; Round-trip coach airfare for 2 on American Airlines.
  • On the Bench with Roy!: Want to be a part of the 2013-2014 Men’s Basketball Team for a day?  This package includes everything any Carolina fan could ever want.  Pick any 2013-2014 basketball game (except Duke); join the team the day before the big game for practice and to go over the scouting report; come early for the game and watch the team warm-up; join them in the locker room as they get ready for the game; sit on the bench during the game; join the huddle at time-outs; go back with the team in the locker room during halftime and post-game; and join Roy at the post game press conference.  Package includes 2 tickets (one behind the bench and one on the bench).  Ticket holders may interchange seats at halftime if desired.
  • Aruba 7-night all inclusive vacation with a $1,000 airline voucher: 7 night stay for 2 in a one-bedroom suite at the Divi Village Beach Resort in Aruba.  All meal, drinks and non-motorized water sports included.
  • Charleston 3-Night Luxury Getaway with Private Historic Tour, 6-Course Dinner and Airfare for 2: 3-night stay for two at the Charleston Place Hotel, in an Executive Level Room including daily continental breakfast.  2.5 hour private VIP tour for two.  A 6-course dinner menu with expertly chosen wine pairings for two at the 4-star Charleston Grill restaurant.  Round-trip coach class service for two on American Airlines (subject to availability)
  • Pro Sports Fan Getaway: 2 lower level seats to your chosen regular season MLB, NBA, NFL, or NHL game, or 2 grounds passes to a non-major PGA golf tournament; 2-night weekend stay in a stay in a standard room; daily breakfast for 2; round-trip coach airfare for 2 on American Airlines.
  • Pinehurst Golfer’s Delight: 3 night stay at 7 Glenross house in Pinehurst, 1 round of golf at each the Country Club of North Carolina and National Golf Club.
  • Be a Coach! - UNC Women's Soccer: 4 guests are invited to be guest coaches at one of the UNC Women's Soccer home games during the 2013 season (excluding ACC or NCAA games).  Includes a tour of the facility, sitting in on the pregame team meeting, sitting on the team bench during the game and an autographed UNC Women's Soccer ball.

Looking forward to seeing you at the gala on May 4!