‘Rock & Research’ on April 27 to benefit lung disease, cancer, and heart disease research at UT Health Northeast
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‘Rock & Research’ on April 27 to benefit lung disease, cancer, and heart disease research at UT Health Northeast


On Saturday, April 27, you can dance till you drop and raise funds needed for research into lung disease, cancer, and heart disease at “Rock & Research” on the grounds of UT Health Northeast, at the corner of U.S. 271 and Texas 155.

Beginning at 6:30 p.m. dance to live rock ’n’ roll by Take 2 Classic Rock Band. Dine on Heavy Metal Munchies and other fun finger foods prepared by Chef Cole Croghan of Morrison Management Specialists. Designer coffees and fruit drinks from Latte Da Espresso Catering will add to your pleasure. A beer and wine cash bar also will be available.

Great items, including a Windows 8 smartphone donated by Verizon Wireless, will be available through a chance drawing. Everyone will be eligible to win fun door prizes.

Tickets are $50 each and advance purchase is recommended. The casual dress fundraiser will be held outside on the UT Health Northeast grounds, with proceeds going to support biomedical research.

To purchase tickets, contact Wendy Frizzell at (903) 877-5805. More information about the event can be found at www.rockandresearch.com.

For more than 60 years, UT Health Northeast has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatment, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, primary care, and the disciplines that support them. UT Health Northeast’s annual operating budget of $138.8 million represents a major economic impact of over $347 million for the Northeast Texas region. Since 2002, scientists in the Center for Biomedical Research have been awarded more than $120 million in research dollars. As the academic health science center for Northeast Texas, its graduate medical education programs – with residencies in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities throughout the region and beyond. UT Health Northeast is also the program sponsor of the residency program in internal medicine at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview.
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