Pam Valvano, Dr. Mike Colvin to Speak at Jaycee Juleps & Jockeys Gala

RALEIGH, NC – Pam Valvano and Dr. Mike Colvin are scheduled as speakers at the Raleigh Jaycee’s Juleps & Jockeys Gala Saturday, May 4. “We’re very excited that they can both attend this event,” states Jeannie Beeston, chair of the gala, “It’s going to be a lot of fun and we look forward to raising as much money as possible for Duke Cancer Treatment Center.”

The Juleps & Jockeys Gala will be held at Exploris in downtown Raleigh from 6:00 - 11:00 pm on Friday, May 4, one day prior to the Jaycees' Brookhill Steeplechase. Tickets to this black-tie gala are $100 per person and are tax deductible. Doors open at 6:00 pm and dancing will begin at 8:00 pm.

Activities at Juleps & Jockeys will include dancing to the Moonlighters, a live and silent auction, and heavy hors d'oeuvres. The live auction will include a Bob Timberlake print worth approximately $3500, a basketball autographed by the ACC Championship Duke basketball team, and round trip airline tickets on American Airlines.

To order tickets, contact Jeannie Beeston at 468-5879, order on-line at or send an e-mail to Ticket sales will end on May 1st or when 500 tickets have been sold. Tickets will be available at the door as space allows.

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Updated: October 2005.