Windsor Jewelers Event to Benefit Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma

September 18, 2009

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Windsor Jewelers is partnering with the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center to raise funds to help save the lives of seriously injured children and improve their chances of recovery.

Windsor Jewelers will host the David Yurman/Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma special benefit evening on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at its store at 526 S. Stratford Road, Winston-Salem. Twenty percent of all sales during the event will be donated to the Childress Institute, and all attendees will receive a complimentary gift with their purchase.

The event will include the Childress family and NASCAR driver wives Kim Burton and DeLana Harvick. Guests will be eligible to win an exclusive piece of David Yurman jewelry. The event will help advance the institute’s mission of significantly improving survival rates of children nationwide who suffer serious injuries and reducing the lifelong impact of traumatic injuries in children.

“We’re asking everyone to please help us reduce the number of fatalities caused by traumatic injury to children,” Windsor Jewelers president Robert Simon said. “We and the David Yurman family look forward to assisting in this worthwhile endeavor.”

The Childress Institute will focus on key areas in treatment, education, training, research and prevention of pediatric trauma. To learn more, visit or call at (866) 635-8190.

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center ( is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Brenner Children’s Hospital, Wake Forest University Physicians, and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine and Piedmont Triad Research Park. The system comprises 1,154 acute care, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and has been ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report since 1993. Wake Forest Baptist is ranked 32nd in the nation by America’s Top Doctors for the number of its doctors considered best by their peers. The institution ranks in the top third in funding by the National Institutes of Health and fourth in the Southeast in revenues from its licensed intellectual property.

About Richard Childress Racing

Richard Childress Racing (, celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2009, has earned more than 180 victories and 12 NASCAR championships, including six in the Sprint Cup Series with the legendary Dale Earnhardt. RCR was the first organization to win championships in the Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series. Its 2009 Sprint Cup Series lineup includes Casey Mears (No. 07 Jack Daniel’s), Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil), Jeff Burton (No. 31 Caterpillar) and Clint Bowyer (No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper). Its 2009 Nationwide Series lineup includes Bowyer, Burton and Stephen Leicht (No. 29 Holiday Inn) and Austin Dillon and Sean Caisse (No. 2 RCR Chevrolet). Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon and Ryan Gifford are RCR developmental drivers in both asphalt and dirt track racing.

About Windsor Jewelers

For more than two decades, Windsor Jewelers has embraced excellence at every turn, offering the people of the Triad area of North Carolina exceptional service, prestigious timepieces, scintillating jewelry and luxurious accessories. Founded by Rob Simon in 1986, Windsor Jewelers is a family owned and operated business with a true dedication to meeting the needs of all customers who walk through their doors. They are a proud member of the Leading Jewelers of the World.



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