Advertisement

Event to benefit Washington County scholarship pageants

November 09, 2008

The Miss Washington County-Miss Western Maryland Scholarship Foundation will hold the sixth annual Taste and Benefit Auction Sunday Nov. 16, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Plaza Hotel in Hagerstown.

Special guest Miss Maryland 2008 Louise Schlegel will attend.

The event will feature a live and silent auction, raffle items and food provided by the Fireside Restaurant. The list of auction items has now topped 100 and continues to grow.

Several local artists have donated to the event, including Susan Shaffer and John Neal Mullican.

In addition, a number of themed baskets have been collected. Dinners out and a variety of gift cards, jewelry and seasonal items will also be available as well as tickets to local entertainment events, including the Maryland Symphony Orchestra's annual holiday and family concerts and the Potomac Classical Youth Ballet Co. annual production of "The Nutcracker" at The Maryland Theatre.

Cash and checks will be accepted. All proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation's scholarship fund, which awards between $3,000 and $7,000 in scholarships annually.

Advertisement

Tickets for the event cost $25.

For information, call Barbara Carson at 301-733-6340.

The Herald-Mail Articles
|
|
|