LITTLE ROCK — You are invited to enjoy a day of thoroughbred racing while also supporting cancer patients at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
Day at the Races is set for 11:30 a.m. March 16 at Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs. Guests will enjoy lunch and an afternoon of thoroughbred racing. 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 honorary member Elaine Gartenberg.
As Arkansas’ only academic cancer center, the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute offers the advantage of research-driven, world-renowned cancer treatment. Clinical trials offer access to therapies unavailable elsewhere in Arkansas, and a full range of treatments provided by highly trained specialists are available, including radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery. An array of support programs provides comfort and assistance from diagnosis through survivorship.
UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,870 students, 799 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS and 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 Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.