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Soroptimist International of Willimantic
Presents our Major Fundraiser of the year

This Red Carpet Event Benefits Local Programs
that Improve the Lives of Women and Girls

Saturday March 4, 2017

Elks Lodge, 198 Pleasant Street, Willimantic, CT

Cocktails and Bountiful Hors d'oeuvres
Including Carving Stations 6:00 7:00

Enjoy dancing to the music of Rewind
7:00 11:30

Cash Bar ~ Silent Auction
Donation $50 per person
Ally (860) 230-6631   Maryann (860) 617-1703

Empowering women and girls to live their dreams!!!

Tickets ~ $50 each
Bronze Sponsor $150 ~ 2 tickets with program listing
Silver Sponsor $300 ~ 4 tickets with program listing & website link
Gold Sponsor $500 ~ 6 tickets with program listing, website link, inclusion in advertising
Platinum Sponsor $1,000 ~ table of 8 with program listing, website link, inclusion in advertising

To download an invitation, please click here. Please note that this invitation is in PDF format.

If you or your company are interested in becoming a ball sponsor,
please let us know!.
If you or your company would like to donate a silent auction item,
please contact Committee Co-Chair Ally (860) 230-6631

Our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to our Ball Sponsors ~

Platinum Sponsor:
Bradford Renaissance Portraits
Christine Anderson Family
Lester E. Foster and Phyllis M. Foster Foundation

Gold Sponsors
Charter Communications
The Chronicle
Elm Package Store
Home Selling Team
Lebanon Life
Kris Palewicz Painting
Lisa and Bill Rose
Storrs Automotive
Stefan and Bernice Szafarek
Vivesse Med Spa
WILI Radio
Willimantic Elks Lodge #1311
Windham Hospital

Silver Sponsors:
Arthur Murray Dance Studio
Edible Arrangements
Gates GMC Nissan

Geike Dressage
Joan and William Goba
Gulemo Printers
Lydia Harris
Lebanon Green Vineyards
Memory Lane Photo
Joan and Steve Merritt
Amy Nadeau
Prides Corner Farms
Super Future Fitness
Szafarek Dental
Windham Region Chamber of Commerce

Bronze Sponsors:
Annalynn Designs
Sue Barrett
Barbara Bilek
Joyce Burdick
Casey Chiropractic
Concept Crafts
Design Center East LLC
Hampton Hill Garage
Nina and David Jeannotte
Raymond B. Johnson MD
Landon's Tire
Kimberly LeSay and Joseph Scalise
Mansfield Community Center
Ruby and Maria Mercado
Pampered Porcupine Acupuncture
Barbara & Chuck Straub
Christine and Robert Warner
The Windham Club
Aija and Steve Zeidenbergs

Bashia Antnicka        Judy Benvenuto       Blondie's Diner       Cafemantic
Connecticut Lyric Opera       Delia Berlin and David Corsini
Sarah and Gerry Cross      Ann Davis      Tom and Pam Devivo
Bill Dougal      Norma and Ronald Gingras      Maryann Gorgone
Clarisse and Gaston Gosselin      Grace's Gift Massage
Sylvia Griffin and Valdis Vinkels      Teri Hebert and Jeff Smith
Heritage Salon      Mary and Kurt Hirsch      Sharon and Leonard Incandella
Kaye and Scott Johnson      Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Lynn and Don Joy      Ellen and Jack Kornacki      Ladd's Garden Center
Allyson and Eric Lalumiere      Wally Lamb      Betty Lang
Ellen and James Macauley      MAX's Restaurants      Brian and Kathy McCarthy
Lynne and Walter McPhee      Malvina and Ray Medeiros
Ines Miranda-Carreras      Noreen and Charles Morgan      Nita's Restaurant
Ralph and Kathy Noyes      Jeanne and Marshall Nuhfer      Betsy Petrie and Roddy McComber
Potter's Oil Service, Inc.      Dorothy Putnam      Rajean's Gifts and Collectables
Randazzo Design     Carol and Michael Rice      Sandra Samolis      Tracy Scala 
Jane and Bernie Schreiber       Margherita and Arvind Shaw      Melissa and Matthew Shippee
  Joyce and George Teed      Lee and Tom Terry      Dorothy Putnam
Willi Lube 
    Carole and Jim Williamson      Willimantic Brewing Company
Willimantic Food Co-op      Willington Pizza House    Wings and Pies

Charity Ball Co-Chairs:
Maryann Gorgone & Allison Lalumiere

Special Recognition
A Special Thank You to
Elks Lodge 1311
Exhalted Ruler, Pat Christadore
The Elks Member Kitchen Team ~ Don Bajger, Steve Merritt and Donna Wallace
The ECSU Students for serving
To all our amazing Soroptimist members and sponsors who helped make our Ball a huge success!

Silent Auction Items:

Donor: Item:
Annalynn Designs Touchstone Crystal Jewelry ~ $300 Value
Arthur Murray Dance Studio Two Private Lessons & Two Group Lessons ~ Value $250.
Arthur Murray Dance Studio Two Private Lessons & Two Group Lessons ~ Value $250.
Sue Barrett Pamper Gift Basket & One Hour Massage ~ $200 Value
Blondie's Diner Gift Certificate
Bradford Renaissance Portraits

Be photographed at world renowned Bradford Portrait Studio in New York. Also includes a $5000. gift certificate for a 20 Museum quality portrait.

Joyce Burdick Diana Taurasi Bobblehead Doll, Diana Taurasi #3 Mercury Team Jersey, Signed Picture of Diana Taurasi
Joyce Burdick Wooden Bob Sled with hand painted birds ~ Wall hanging for front door decoration
Joyce Burdick CT Wine Basket ~ $50 Value
Cafemantic $50 Gift Certificate
Concept Crafts Custom Made Cutting Board
Connecticut Lyric Opera Two tickets to Tosca Performance
Bill Dougal Personalized Caricature ~ $45 Value
Elm Package Store Wine Basket ~ $100 Value
Grace's Gift Massage Gift Card ~ $80 Value
Hair It Age Salon Gift Certificate and Basket ~ $90 Value
Heritage Salon Gift Basket
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts $50 Gift Certificate
Ladd's Garden Center Garden Basket ~ $75 Value
Wally Lamb Autographed Book & Audiotape ~ $150 Value
Sandy Landon Gift Basket of Wines ~ $200 Value
Lebanon Green Vineyards Gift Basket of Wines ~ $200 Value
Mansfield Community Center Three Month Individual Membership ~
$160 Value
MAX's Restaurants $100 Gift Card
Memory Lane Photo Photo Scanning Gift Certificate
Joan and Steve Merritt BBQ Gift Basket ~ $75 Value
Joan and Steve Merritt Italian Dinner Basket with Wine ~ $85 Value
Joan and Steve Merritt Margarita Cocktail Party Basket ~ $85 Value
Joan and Steve Merritt Jewelry Armoire ~ $90 Value
Amy Nadeau Nature Scene Painting ~ $500 Value
Nita's Restaurant Three (3) $20 Gift Certificates
Kris Palewicz Painting Painting of an average size room ~
$400 Value
Pampered Porcupine Acupuncture Gift Certificate for Introductory Acupuncture Session ~ $195 Value
Dorothy Putnam Basket of Doterra Oils & Personalized Training Gift Certificate ~ $100 Value
Rajean's Gifts and Collectables $100 Gift Certificate
Randazzo Design Mailbox Makeover
Tracy Scala Italian Gift Basket ~ $100 Value
Barbara & Chuck Straub Framed, Original $100 bond from the
New Haven, Middletown & Willimantic Railroad Company
Stefan and Bernice Szafarek Harmony Hill Farm to Table Dinner
Vivesse Med Spa Three Gift Certificates ~ $2,350 Value
Willi Lube Two $42 Gift Certificates
Willimantic Brewing Company Gift Certificate
Willimantic Food Co-op Gift Basket
Willington Pizza House $50 Gift Card
The Windham Club Gift Certificate providing holder to round of golf for four people ~ $200 Value
Windham Theatre Guild Gift Certificate for Two People ~ $42 Value
Wings and Pies $50 Gift Certificate

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