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North State Bank Announces 20th Annual Summer Salute for Transitions LifeCare

March 1, 2023

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Sondra Collins
North State Bank, Senior Vice President, Mortgage Community Outreach Officer

RALEIGH, NC . . . North State Bank’s 20th Summer Salute for Transitions LifeCare will be held Saturday evening, June 3, 2023, at North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh, announced both Sondra Collins and Jim Branch, event co-chairs. North Carolina’s premier beach band, The Embers with Craig Woolard, will return bringing a fun evening of music and dancing to enjoy along with great food, fun, and fundraising.

Approaching its 20th anniversary, the annual fundraiser and Raleigh’s best beach party has provided more than $2.0 million to Transitions LifeCare (formerly Hospice of Wake County), through the event, and its associated Summer Fun Raffle and 10 Days of Summer Salute online auction. The funds assure all patients and their families receive the care and support they need during one of life’s most difficult times.

  • Summer Fun Raffle: Tickets are on sale now through June 3, 2023, or until they sell out, whichever comes first, and are available at Only 350 tickets will be sold at $100 each. Prize selections include: a week’s stay in a beautiful home in Turks and Caicos; a 2022 Valor E-Z-Go®golf cart; and a stunning 18K gold Roberto Coin paperclip necklace with “Venetian Princess” enhancer. The raffle drawing will take place at the event and the two prizes not selected by the winner will immediately be placed in a live auction. You do not have to be present to win the Raffle.

  • 10 Days of Summer Salute Online Auction: A variety of items and experiences will be available during the online auction, 10 Days of Summer Salute, scheduled from Noon on Thursday, May 25, through Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 9:30 PM. As possible, items will be on display the evening of June 3 at Summer Salute.

  • Event Tickets: Individual event tickets are available with only a $100 donation to Summer Salute or by purchasing an event sponsorship. Tickets are on sale at