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St. Mary's Ball and Charity Auction offers glittering prizes

Thursday, January 25, 2001

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.

Read the rest of this article in the 1/25 Pilot Tribune.