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Parkridge Presents Wine and Pearls
Parkridge Medical Center is proud to present Wine & Pearls 2013, a benefit for PearlPoint Cancer Support (formerly The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation), on Apr. 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hunter Museum of American Art. Funds raised at this event will provide vital personal guidance, support and information to Chattanooga-area adults navigating the journey through cancer diagnoses and treatments.
This event raises funds in support of Chattanooga-area men and women diagnosed with cancer. Attendees will enjoy live music, wine tastings and a cocktail reception while taking the opportunity to bid on tempting trips, exclusive dining experiences, salon packages and so much more at the evening’s silent auction.
“We are honored to partner once again with Parkridge Medical Center for Wine and Pearls,” notes Susan Hosbach, President & CEO of PearlPoint Cancer Support. “This event is more than a special night out. It creates greater awareness about the personalized guidance and compassionate support PearlPoint offers free of charge to adults impacted by cancer. We seek to accompany survivors and co-survivors from the moment of diagnosis and help them more confidently navigate their cancer journey. We are committed to working closely with those in the Chattanooga area and beyond who have been impacted by cancer.”
Individual tickets for the event are $75. For more information about Wine & Pearls, visit www.pearlpoint.org/events or call (877) 467-1936, ext. 108.
Parkridge Presents Wine and Pearls
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dwayne Johnson remembers the first time he ever encountered the idea of Hercules. He was five years old and he saw a poster of Steve Reeves as Hercules breaking chains from pillars. Johnson says at the time, he didn't know anything about the myth of Hercules. He just thought it was a cool picture. Now it's his turn to bring the myth to life. Johnson plays a modern version in "Hercules," which opens today.
Dwayne Johnson says he never thought Hercules should be a young man.
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Dwayne Johnson says he remembers his first exposure to Hercules.
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Dwayne Johnson says Hercules is the first superhero.
HERCULES APPEARS AT COMIC-CON
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- "Hercules" has muscled-in on Comic-Con. Hercules star Dwayne Johnson made a surprise appearance at the pop culture convention yesterday. He high-fived fans -- and invited them all to special screenings of the new movie. Johnson says he booked three San Diego theaters for the screenings. Johnson isn't the only star to drop by Comic-Con's opening day in San Diego. Actors Jeff Bridges, John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch made appearances.
Comic-con opened yesterday - with some star power. The AP's Jamie Friar reports on the pop culture convention in San Diego.
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ALEC BALDWIN ADMONISHED TO "BE A GOOD BOY"
NEW YORK (AP) -- It sounded more like a warning a parent might give a wayward child -- not something a judge would say to a grown man. But that's the admonition Alec Baldwin got from a judge in New York City yesterday. The actor was in court to face charges of mouthing off at police who stopped him while riding a bike. After examining the allegations against him, Manhattan Criminal Court Judge John DeLury told Baldwin: "looks like you have a short fuse." Baldwin repeatedly said he'd pay the fine, but the judge said he only wanted the actor to apology. The judge set the case to be dismissed if Baldwin stays out of trouble for six months. Speaking to the actor with his given name, DeLury asked Baldwin: "Can you stay out of trouble, Alexander?" Baldwin responded: "Sure, sure" -- then the judge told him: "Be a good boy from now on. Have a good day!" before adjourning the case.
SHIA LaBEOUF SEEKS RESOLUTION OF CASE
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shia LeBeouf has another court date set for September in an incident in which he's accused of acting out while in the audience of a Broadway play last month. The actor's lawyer and prosecutors are trying to hash out a settlement over the incident in which LeBeouf lit cigarettes, yelled at actors onstage and cursed security guards. As he was ushered out of the theater, he hollered: "Do you know who I am." LeBeouf's publicist says the episode stemmed from an alcohol problem -- and that the actor has since gotten treatment.
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