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Title
WakeMed and Saks Kick off Key to the Cure 2010 - Archived
Date
10/11/2010
Article
RALEIGH, N.C. (October 8, 2010) – WakeMed Health & Hospitals is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Saks Fifth Avenue on the 2010 Key to the Cure event, a charity shopping weekend benefiting breast cancer research.

Between Thursday, October 21 and Sunday, October 24, Saks Fifth Avenue in Raleigh will host a charity weekend, donating two percent of sales to WakeMed in support of women’s cancer. WakeMed and Saks will kick off the event with an evening of shopping, wine tasting, entertainment, and a fashion show, followed by a weekend of health information and screenings.

Physician Fashion Show
Friday, October 22
6 pm - 9 pm
Designer Fashions, Second Floor
$30 per person
Visit www.wakemed.org or call 919.350.7696 to register.
Join us for a special evening of shopping, wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres as WakeMed physicians strut their stuff on the catwalk.

Key to the Cure Health Day
Thursday, October 21
Stop by our information tables to learn more about a variety of health topics. Prevention is the key to a longer, healthier life. Free and open to the public.

Key to the Cure Screening Day
Saturday, October 23
10 am to 2 pm
Health screenings are an important part of preventive health care. Stop by for free cholesterol check, blood pressure and bone density screening. Plus, we'll have lots of health information on hand to help keep you and your family healthy. Free and open to the public. No registration required.

The charity shopping weekend has been held by Saks Fifth Avenue since 1999. In total, Key to the Cure events nationwide have generated $33 million for women’s cancer research and treatment centers. For more information about these events, please call 919.792.9100.

About WakeMed Health & Hospitals
WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a private, not-for-profit health care organization based in Raleigh, N.C. The 870-bed system comprises a network of health care facilities throughout Wake and Johnston Counties. Centers of excellence include cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, physical rehab, emergency and trauma, orthopaedics, neurosciences, home care and numerous wellness and community outreach programs. WakeMed’s team of 7,750 employees, 1,000 volunteers and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians serve the residents of North Carolina using the most advanced technologies to ensure the finest in health care.