Highline Medical Center Foundation’s ‘Hats On For Highline’ Seeking Sponsors


The Highline Medical Center Foundation will host its 3rd annual Hats On for Highline (we’re Media Sponsors), a Kentucky Derby Day fundraiser at Emerald Downs race track on Saturday, May 7th, and they’re seeking Corporate Sponsors.

This is a fundraiser for the HMC Foundation, a nonprofit that raises money for patient care services, medical equipment, community outreach and continuing staff education at Highline Medical Center. Funds raised benefit programs, patients, and services throughout South King County.

So get your hats on and get ready to enjoy live horse racing, a silent auction, scrumptious buffet and a fun event hosted by TheTukwila Blog’s own Scott Schaefer. Many guests will be wearing beautiful hats ready to participate in the popular and very competitive hat contest. Some may even have silly hats (like Scott…). All of this takes place trackside in a VIP tent with a great view of the horses.

The Foundation is thankful to all its sponsors for helping support this event, especially this year’s presenting sponsor – Merchants Credit Association (MCA). Hats on for Highline was launched in 2009 to raise awareness of Highline’s Cancer Center.

“We are honored to play such a vital role in supporting Highline’s healthcare in the community,” says MCA’s President Dave Quigley. Philanthropic support plays an increasingly important role in the hospital’s ability to ensure its continued excellence in patient-centered care in our community.

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP INFO
For more information on Sponsoring this great local fundraising event, click here (PDF file) to download a one-sheet with details on the different levels. If you’re ready to jump right in and become a Sponsor, please contact Nikki Huang at 206-901-8508 or email nhuang@highlinemedical.org.

Tickets are $60 per person and advance reservations are required. Reservation deadline is April 25th so don’t wait! For more information and tickets, contact the Foundation at 206-901-8500 or visit www.highlinemedicalcenter.org/support-highline. Since Highline Medical Center does not receive any tax dollars, event proceeds will benefit Highline’s Cancer Center and other patient care programs.

Highline Medical Center Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises money for patient care services, medical equipment, community outreach and continuing staff education at Highline Medical Center. Funds raised benefit programs, patients, and services throughout South King County.

Here are the event details – be sure to mark your Calendars:

WHAT: Highline Medical Center Foundation’s “Hats on for Highline” fundraiser.

WHERE: Emerald Downs Race Track, located in Auburn.

WHEN: Saturday, May 7, 2 011 12 noon (Kentucky Derby Day!).

COST: Individual Tickets are $60 each; this includes admission to Emerald Downs, seating in a private viP trackside tent, lunch, parking, program, racing form and tip sheet.

A Table for Eight is $600, which includes all of the above for eight guests as well as name/signage recognition.

INFO: For more information on the Highline Medical Center, click here. And be sure to “Like” them on Facebook here.

CONTACT: To become a Sponsor, please contact Nikki Huang at 206-901-8508 or email nhuang@highlinemedical.org.

EVENT DAY ACTIVITIES:

  • 11:30am: Gates open
  • 12:30pm: Buffet lunch begins
  • 1pm: Live horse racing begins
  • 1:30pm: Silent auction ends
  • 2:30pm Hat contest winners announced

HAT CONTEST CATEGORIES:

  • Most Creative
  • Most Vintage
  • Best Ensemble (hat and outfit)
  • Best Use of Roses

BUFFET MENU:

  • Red Beans and Rice
  • Emerald Salad with Assorted Dressings
  • Spinach Salad w/ Toasted Pecans & Strawberries in Brown Sugar Vinaigrette
  • Cheese and Crudite Tray w/ Crackers and Breadsticks
  • Andouille Mashed Potatoes
  • Buttered Vegetable Medley
  • Black Eyed Peas and Pasta Salad
  • Carved Sirloin of Beef w/ Henry Bain Sauce and Horseradish
  • Cream Chilled Shrimp w/ Bourbon Cocktail Sauce
  • Molasses Pecan Crusted Salmon
  • Blackened Chicken in a Cajun Cream Sauce
  • Seasonal Fruit Fruit and Berry Short Cake Bar
  • Double Chocolate Brownies
  • Pecan and Sweet Potato Pie

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