Monday, April 26, 2010

Donald Haack Diamonds & Fine Gems Partners with Queen's Cup Steeplechase to Benefit Make-A-Wish

Donald Haack Diamonds & Fine Gems ( added to the
thrill of the race as a course partner and sponsor of the 15th annual
Queen's Cup Steeplechase, held April 24 to benefit Make-A-Wish. In
addition to being a course partner, Donald Haack Diamonds & Fine Gems
sponsored the annual Hat Contest and provided all the trophies for the
races, the hat contest and the IAMS Terrier Races. Julie Haack,
president of Donald Haack Diamonds & Fine Gems joined Wylie Fox of
Sonitrol in presenting The Queen's Cup trophy to Danielle Hodsdon,
jockey of the winning horse NationBuilder in a special ceremony in the
Donald E. Haack Winners Circle.

Attendees eagerly purchased raffle tickets for a chance to win one of
the many great prizes, including an 18K two-tone gold diamond bracelet
with alternating yellow and white sections of bead set diamonds with a
retail value of $2,000 donated by Donald Haack Diamonds & Fine Gems.
All proceeds from the raffle benefit Make-A-Wish.

"We have been involved with the Queen's Cup Steeplechase since its
inception," says Julie Haack, president of Donald Haack Diamonds &
Fine Gems. "We are pleased to support this fine event and its
contribution to local charities."

Founded in 1996, the Queen's Cup Steeplechase is held annually on the
last Saturday of April in Mineral Springs, N.C. The Queen's Cup
Steeplechase, produced by the Charlotte Steeplechase Association,
Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has raised over $450,000 for
its charities since 1996. The Association has significantly benefited
some wonderful charities over the years including Hospice of Union
County, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Catawba Lands Conservancy and
since 2008, Make-A-Wish.

Donald Haack Diamonds & Fine Gems – recipient of the 2007 Charlotte
Ethics in Business Award and the national 2007 American Business
Ethics Award – offers the finest jewelry at sensible prices,
customizes jewelry designs, provides thorough jewelry appraisal
services, executes high quality jewelry repair, and buys and sells
diamonds and gold using personal, long-term connections to diamond and
fine gem suppliers around the world. A well-established tradition in
Charlotte, Donald Haack Diamonds & Fine Gems and its team of specially
trained and educated staff have offered expertise unmatched in the
region for more than 25 years. Visit or call
704-365-4400 for more information.