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Deadline is Saturday for Holiday Splendor tickets

November 20, 2012
By JANICE R. KIASKI - Community editor ( , The Herald-Star

If you're planning to attend the 11th-annual Holiday Splendor fundraiser luncheon and style show sponsored by the GFWC/OH Wintersville Woman's Club, the deadline fast approaches to do so.

Tickets are $25 and available in advance only through Saturday for the event that will be held Dec. 2 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.

Boutique shopping with 20 vendors on hand begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch featuring soup, salad, sandwich and dessert served at 1 p.m. There will be a style show featuring Phyllis' Fashions with shopping afterwards until 4 p.m.

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Mary Beth Allan holds the grand prize for Holiday Splendor — a sterling amethyst necklace with seven oval stones donated by Discovery Jewelers.
-- Janice r. Kiaski

There will be a 50-50 drawing; a Chinese auction featuring a variety of items; and a special drawing for a Pittsburgh Public Theater-themed basket that offers a lot of goodies, including four tickets to "1776," a parking pass, two Tiffany necklaces, a bottle of champagne, four crystal flutes, special Pittsburgh made chocolates; and a $100 gift certificate to the Meat and Potatoes Restaurant located in downtown Pittsburgh next to the theater.

And then there's the grand prize - a sterling amethyst necklace with seven oval stones donated by Discovery Jewelers of Wintersville. Everyone who attends - excluding club members - will be eligible to win this through a drawing where everyone's admission ticket is entered.

Proceeds benefit the club's scholarship fund with the money generated going to three scholarships: the Glenda Dunlope Scholarship, the Wintersville Woman's Club Scholarship and the Eastern Gateway Community College Scholarship

Tickets can be obtained by making checks payable to the Wintersville Woman's Club and mailed to the club's attention at 141 Starkdale Road, Wintersville, OH 43953. Questions can be directed to Joyce at (740) 264-0492 or Claudia at (740) 264-4361.

Marjean Sizemore and Pat Freeland are event co-chairs along with Pauletta Sprochi and Aimee Jaros, prizes; Joyce Palmer and Claudia Dorich, reservations; Donna Phillips and Suzy Crawford, vendors; Ruth Carson, programs; Mary Beth Allan, grand prize; Nancy Hukill, favors; and Lu Grimm, publicity.

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