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Some enchanted auction

Event to benefit WSO

April 18, 2010
Times Leader

WHEELING - The Wheeling Symphony Board of Directors has something for everyone when it presents its bi-annual auction fundraiser Saturday, May 8 at Ohio Valley Medical Center's Nurses Residence. From spa packages, private dinner parties, artwork, to entertainment and Steelers tickets, this event has it all including the always popular hand-painted violins.

With the theme "Some Enchanted Auction," preview of items begins at 5 p.m. followed by the auction at 6 p.m. The auction will be conducted through the generosity of Behm's Auction and Real Estate Service. In addition to the live auction, there will be a silent auction throughout the evening.

This year's auction co-chairs are Betsy Delk, WSO Board president, and board member Lea Ridenhour. Other auction committee members include David Ellwood, Donna Niess, Alfredda Lollini, Paul Tucker and Mary Beth Hughes.

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Showcasing items for the Wheeling Symphony Board of Director’s Some Enchanted Auction are Betsy Delk, board president, and Lea Ridenhour, board member. The bi-annual fundraiser will be held Saturday, May 8.

One of the auction's highlights is always the violins hand painted by local artists. "The Art of the Violin" is a fund-raising project of the Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary's and is spearheaded this year by Susy Vellenoweth, Laura Andreini, Cristin Stein Byrum and Charlotte Khourey.

Artists painting the violins are: Jeri DeLong, Robert Sako, Bobbi Priebe, Judy Minder, Susan Meness, Sharon Harkness, Barbara Bonenberger, Michelle Gorby and Greg Basil.

Tickets for "Some Enchanted Auction" are just $10 in advance or $12 at the door and can be purchased by calling the Symphony at 304.232.6191. There will be a variety of tasty hors d' oeuvres provided by the WSO Auxiliary. Judy Wolfe and Vicky Musicaro chaired the food committee. Also, there will be a cash bar.

Auctions items and those donating them include:

Vacation Packages

Wine

Jewelry & Accessories

Art

Entertainment/Sports

Food/Dinner Parties

Home DEcor & Furniture

Gift Certificates

Clothing

Miscellaneous

For an updated list of items, visit www.wheelingsymphony.org.

 
 

 

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