Fink's Jewelers announced as Platinum Sponsor of 10th annual Big Bad Ball

Top Quote Fink's Jewelers have been platinum sponsors of the annual Big Bad Ball for ten years. This year they are going to once again be sponsors. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) August 25, 2011 - For the tenth year in a row, Fink's Jewelers will be the Platinum Sponsor of Hospice of Wake County's premier fundraising event, the Big Bad Ball, an annual black tie gala, to be held at the Capital City Club on October 1st.

    Since its commencement in 2001, the Big Bad Ball has been the recipient of the $10,000 sponsorship from this premier jewelry retailer. Fink's Jewelers, a fine jewelry retailer with seventeen locations throughout North Carolina and Virginia, has long been an advocate for community stewardship.

    Raleigh store manager Claire Brown says, "Hospice of Wake County has touched the lives of so many individuals; we are honored to participate as the platinum sponsor of the Big Bad Ball on a yearly basis. We look forward to continuing this relationship and are grateful to have the ability to support such an amazing organization."

    This year, Fink's Jewelers is donating a Ritani Bella Vita pendant necklace featuring a round cut diamond center stone that is surrounded by pavé diamonds and matching earrings, for a combined 1.2 carats!

    To view a photo of the necklace and earrings, please visit:

    The Big Bad Ball benefits Hospice of Wake County's Benevolent Care Program and Horizons Grief Center. The Big Bad Ball will be held Saturday, October 1st from 7p.m. - 1a.m. at the Capital City Club in Raleigh. This annual event is one of the leading fundraisers for Hospice of Wake County. In 2010, more than 300 guests attended the annual event, which raised nearly $100,000. This level of fund-raising translates into 630 days of Hospice care. Hospice of Wake County extends assistance beyond Wake by serving Durham, Johnston, Harnett and Franklin County.

    About Fink's Jewelers
    For 80 years, Fink's Jewelers has offered Virginia and North Carolina the largest selection of fine jewelry and Swiss timepieces. Proudly carrying the industry's leading fashion designer lines as well as an extensive collection of "Fink's Exclusive" fine jewelry, the vast selection and customer service is second to none.

    From the first store in Roanoke, Virginia, Fink's Jewelers has now grown to include 17 locations. Come into any of our stores or visit and discover why Fink's Jewelers is one of the country's "Top 50" jewelers.

    About the Big Bad Ball

    Presented by The Capital City Club's Young Executives, the Big Bad Ball is an annual black tie gala benefiting Hospice of Wake County. The 10th anniversary fundraiser will feature live music performed by tHE.DESIGN and The Moonlighters Orchestra, a silent auction, door prizes, and a $10,000 raffle. Guests can enjoy five open bars a wide selection of hors d'oeuvres and a late night breakfast. Each year, the event raises funds to support Hospice's Benevolent Care Program, which provides necessary end-of-life care for terminally ill patients and their families.

    To purchase event tickets or raffle tickets, please call the Capital City Club at 919-832-5526 or Kelly Hughes with Hospice of Wake County at 919-828-0890, or visit

    About Hospice of Wake County
    Celebrating life since 1979, Hospice of Wake County provides physical, emotional and spiritual care to those living with an advanced illness, their caregivers and those who have lost a loved one
    regardless of age, race, religion or financial circumstances. Service areas include Wake, Johnston, Franklin, Durham and Harnett counties. Guided by community-based boards of directors and supported by a dedicated professional staff, the goal of Hospice of Wake County is to provide compassionate hospice care that allows patients to enjoy every moment of their lives to the fullest. For more information call 919-828-0890 or visit

    Media Contact: Rachel Gaffney
    Media Partners, Inc.
    Rachel ( @ ) mediapartners-inc dot com


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