Black Tie & Diamonds

| February 18, 2011 | 0 Comments
Annapolis Rotary Black Tie & Diamonds Fundraiser for Light House Shelter

From left, at the Light House and making plans for the Black Tie and Diamonds Gala on March 5 are, from left, Bobbi Pedrick, gala co-chairman; Debra Bird, president of the Friends of the Light House board; Dave Wright, gala co-chairman; and Carol Brantley, board member, Annapolis Area Ministries.

Tickets are on sale now for the 8th annual Black Tie and Diamonds Gala sponsored by the Rotary of Annapolis Foundation Inc. on Saturday, March 5 from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Westin Hotel, 100 Westgate Circle, in Annapolis.

The gala benefits the Light House, a homeless prevention support center in Annapolis. Cocktails will be at 6 p.m. with dinner, dancing to the music of Millennium, a popular Washington, D.C.,-based band, and additional festivities starting at 7 p.m.

Guests can bid on a multiple of silent and live auction items including Navy skybox tickets for the opening game in 2011, a giclee print on canvas from McBride Gallery, a Pandora S.S. bracelet from Smyth Jewelers, additional jewelry from Cecilia Penzo , 4 Ravens tickets, gift baskets, passes to a tour of the Thomas Point Shoal lighthouse from the Annapolis Maritime Museum, and a night for two in the Westin Hotel’s Presidential Suite.

There will be a 50-50 cash raffle with only 300 tickets sold at $100 each. The Light House members also are selling these tickets. The winner need not be present to win.

Co-chairmen of the event are Bobbi Pedrick and Dave Wright; committee members include Jeff Neufeld, Mary Clare Holder, Lindon Rice, Ron Baradel, Larry Ulvila, Jack Kersh, and Mary Felter.

Gala tickets are $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of 10. They can be ordered online through ShoWare at www.annapolistickets.com, click on Featured Event and follow directions. To order by phone, call Tara Dulaney at 410-739-5333 or e-mail [email protected].

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