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Annual Witter Gallery fundraiser to be held this Saturday

Tuesday, April 16, 2002

The Witter Gallery will holds its 3rd Annual Gallery Gala event on Saturday, April 20.

This special fund-raising dinner will begin at 6 p.m. The meal will be catered by Baker' Court and will begin at 6:30 p.m. Cost for the evening is $25 per person. Reservations must be made by calling Witter Gallery at 732-3400 before April 18. Tickets may also be purchased at Paxtons Jewelry, Buena Vista Stationary and the Sugar Bowl.

A highlight of the evening will be the Silent Auction, featuring 25 pieces of artwork donated by area artists. Some of the items available include photographs by Don Poggensee and Shannon Holmberg, a platter by Dennis Dykema, a watercolor landscape by Arjes Youngblade, a painted porcelain box by Marilyn Mittelstadt, a pastel drawing and a sculpture by Margaret Midland, several sketches by Michael Romans, a pen and ink drawing by Joleen Dentlinger, an oil painting by Bill Buehler and a stained glass rocking horse by Twyla Godberson. The items are currently on display at the Witter Gallery and bids may be made at any time until 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 20. You do not need to be present at the dinner to make a bid. Telephone bids will be accepted until noon on April 20.

Entertainment will be provided by the Buena Vista Community Theatre Troupe's "Shows To Go" and by pianists Katie Larson, a freshman at St. Mary's School, and Ryan Schultz, a student at Storm Lake High School. Guests will also be able to enjoy the Iowa Watercolor Society's Touring Exhibit of award winning paintings, sponsored by Citizens's First National Bank.

The Witter Gallery needs and appreciates support from our community in order to continue it's educational programs, special events and varied exhibition schedule.

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

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