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Auctioneer Jerry Anderson Canada Goose online of WTOL TV, Channel 11 enticed folks into bidding wars for live and not so silent auctions. There were vacation, sports, and entertainment packages, home furnishings, and more. But the real hit was the student and professional art and the student entertainment for one next party.
Bidding for the sake of donating to student scholarships came after creative writing teacher Justin Longacre talked about the culture of the school and the advantages of its canada goose outlet store environment.
Martin Porter, director of the arts based educational institution, canada goose outlet in usa was all smiles. But it was bittersweet for him, the faculty, staff, and students because canada goose factory sale canada goose outlet black friday he will retire at the end of this school year.
Vendome Pastry lemon tarts were parting gifts.
The $23,600 raised supports school programs and scholarships for student opportunities outside the classroom. Event chairmen were Lindsay Williams and Bethany Urbanski of the school.
Seen were Marna and Suresh Ramnath, Karen Merrels goose outlet canada and daughter Carla Lewis, Mechelle Zarou, Joel Nedrow, Mike and Deb Calabrese, Dave Girke, board president Bill Bostleman, and Becky Furhman and Don Leary, honorary chairmen of the school fund raising campaign. In from New York City was alum Chelsey Koenig.
HEART of Glass, the Toledo Heart Ball 2015 to benefit the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association was March 14 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Levis Commons. Black linen covered tables centered with pale blue hydrangeas, white roses, and sparkling crystal candelabras set the elegant scene. The more than 320 attendees added to the elegant decor, too, as they paraded about in beautiful gowns in canada goose all colors, especially red, and classy tuxedos with red ties and cummerbunds.
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A wine reception was followed by a tasty, hearthealthy dinner garnished with edible orchids and a dessert buffet that included Linzer tarts donated by Vendome Pastry. The red raspberry confection with cut out hearts was fitting for the occasion.
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Silent auction and live auctions with Jason Whalen of Whalen Realty Auction Ltd, were followed by 56 Daze band for dancing.
A record $113,991 was raised. Top sponsors were Mercy and ProMedica.
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An extensive committee included people from Mercy, ProMedica, bankers, lawyers, doctors, and medical supply companies.
BLUE Grass Green Acres presented by the Black Swamp Conservancy was March 13 at Carranor Hunt and official canada goose outlet Polo Club to help protect more than 14,000 acres of family farms and natural habitats across northwest Ohio.
Eric Lambert Friends played great pickin tunes as guests dined on delicious food served all night long.
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Among the nearly 20 sponsors were DuPont Pioneer, the Trust Company, and Signature Bank.
Among the nearly 350 party goers, many in cowboy hats, jeans, cheap canada goose and plaid shirts, were Jim and Pat Appold, Dave and Cary Wise, Don Leary and Becky Fuhrman, Ed and Alice Weber, Clint and Pat Mauk, Paul and Julie Croy, Deb and Les Buker, and Ben and Peggy Brown.