UAMS News Bureau
Office of Communications & Marketing
4301 West Markham #890
Little Rock, AR 72205-7199
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
Wireless phone: 501-951-7260
KISS Tribute Band to Headline UAMS Cancer Institute’s RockStar Lounge May 31
LITTLE ROCK – Join Little Rock’s hottest rock ’n roll party May 31 when KISS tribute band Rock and Roll Over headlines RockStar Lounge.
The show starts at 7 p.m. in downtown Little Rock’s River Market Pavilion. Tickets are $50 and benefit cancer research at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Order tickets at www.cancer.uams.edu/rockstar or by calling (501) 526-2277.
Rock and Roll Over
is a Dallas/Fort Worth-based KISS tribute band featuring all the costumes, makeup, theatrics and pyrotechnics that KISS fans have come to expect. Guests can take a break from the dance floor to visit the social media lounge and enjoy beer, wine and concert fare.
Presenting sponsors and event chairs are Natalie and Win Rockefeller Jr. Glazer’s Distributors of Arkansas is beverage sponsor.
RockStar Lounge is hosted by the Envoys, an advocacy group of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation, whose mission is to advance the outreach efforts of the Cancer Institute by promoting its physicians, scientists, programs and vision in the local community and beyond. Membership is free, and volunteering hours are flexible. For information or to become an Envoy, visit www.cancer.uams.edu/envoys
UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; 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 for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. Named best Little Rock metropolitan area hospital by U.S. News & World Report, it is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has more than 2,800 students and 790 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu