Winter benefit gala planned

Staff report


St. Vincent de Paul Society and Knights of Columbus Bishop Fenwick Council 13586 are sponsoring a Winter Wonderland Annual Benefit Gala on Feb. 16 at Mr. Anthony’s, 7440 South Ave.

Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6 p.m. with the buffet dinner at 7.

Grand drawing prize will be $1,000; second prize is $700; and third prize, $500. There also will be basket, silent and live auctions, a disc jockey and a cash bar.

Donations for the auctions such as gift cards, baskets, sports and movie memorabilia and hotel packages are needed. Monetary donations also are being accepted.

The fundraiser benefits the dining hall and food pantry of St. Vincent de Paul Society and charitable works of the Knights council.

In 2012, the dining hall served more than 103,000 meals and the food pantry distributed 3,400 food boxes to help more than 11,000 people. The numbers reflect an 11 percent increase from 2011.

Master of ceremonies will be Casey Malone.

Cost is $50 per person. For tickets, call Brian Antal at 330-690-8435 or Denny Mamone at 330-503-5510.

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