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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Witter Gallery prepares for annual Gala event

Tuesday, March 26, 2002

The Witter Gallery is currently preparing for its 3rd Annual Gallery Gala event on Saturday, April 20. This special fund-raising dinner will begin with a silent auction of original artwork from area artists at 6 p.m.

The dinner will be catered by Baker's Court and will begin at 6:30 p.m. cost for the evening is $25 per person. Reservations must be made by calling the Witter Gallery at 732-3400 before April 16. Tickets may also be purchased at Paxtons Jewelry, B.V. Stationary and the Sugar Bowl.

Guests will be able to enjoy the Iowa Watercolor Society's Touring Exhibit of award winning paintings throughout the evening. The display has been sponsored by Citizen's First National Bank. Additional entertainment will be provided by the Buena Vista Community Theatre Troupe and by pianists Katie Larson, a freshman at St. Mary's School, and Ryan Schultz, a student at Storm Lake High School.

The Silent Auction items include a wide variety of original artwork donated by talented area artists. These items will be on display at the Witter Gallery today through April 20. Bids will be taken at any time and the winning bidders do not have to be present at the dinner.

The Witter Gallery needs and appreciates support from our community in order to continue its educational programs, special events and varied exhibition schedule. The Gallery Gala is one of the major fundraising opportunities for the facility.

For more information on this event or any Witter Gallery activities, please contact the gallery staff at 712-732-3400.