The St. Mary's Ball and Charity Auction 2001, "Passage to the Far East," will be held Saturday, March 24, at 6 p.m. in the Dows Grand Ball Room on the campus of Buena Vista University.
Guests at this year's annual event will have a chance to win a ladies diamond ring for a minimum donation of $25. There will also be a Chest of Chance by Paxton's Jewelry, featuring a diamond ring valued at $749 as part of the ball and auction promotion.
As part of the event, donors may purchase gift bags for $25 each in the ballroom. One bag will contain a certificate to take home the diamond ring from Paxton's Jewelry.
The 10K yellow/gold ring contains 19 diamonds, pave set with polished shoulders in a ribbed pattern, for a total weight of one-third carat.
Other gifts available from Paxton's Chest of Chance include $200 cash, $100 cash, a $225 two-line answering machine system and cordless phone from Communication Innovations in Pleasantville.
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