Day at the Races March 17 to Benefit UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

By Susan Van Dusen

Day at the Races is set for 11:30 a.m. March 17 at Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs. Guests will enjoy lunch and an afternoon of thoroughbred racing benefiting the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased at www.giving.uams.edu/dayattheraces or by calling (501) 526-2277. Seating is limited, and parking is available in the north parking lot near the north entrance.

Honorary chairs for the event are Charleen and Ed Copeland. Hosts are Bernard Cluck, Beryl Cumberworth and Elaine Gartenberg.

The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute is Arkansas’ only academic cancer center, offering clinical trials and research-based treatment unavailable elsewhere in the state.

 



UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,727 students, 822 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on FacebookTwitterYouTube or Instagram.

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