Com­pass Re­gional Hos­pice Gala April 7

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GRASONVILLE — On Fri­day, April 7, Com­pass Re­gional Hos­pice will host its an­nual gala at An­nie’s Paramount Steak and Seafood House in Grasonville. The Com­pass Re­gional Hos­pice Gala is the pre­mier fundraiser that sup­ports hos­pice care and grief sup­port avail­able in Queen Anne’s, Kent and Caro­line coun­ties.

The 2017 Gala will be­gin at 6:30 p.m., and fea­tures cock­tails and hors d’oeu­vres fol­lowed by a seated din­ner of pe­tite filets and lob­ster tail. Af­ter din­ner, the dance band Ret­ro­spect will en­ter­tain guests with a playlist that in­cludes to­day’s hits and mem­o­rable tunes back to the Big Band era.

Gala guests will sup­port Com­pass Re­gional Hos­pice by bid­ding on pre­mier silent and live auc­tion items that were gen­er­ously do­nated. Items will in­clude va­ca­tion pack­ages and jew­elry.

This year’s jew­elry raf­fle in­cludes a pri­vate shop­ping ex­pe­ri­ence at Paula’s Fine Jew­elry in Ch­ester and a $3,000 gift cer­tifi­cate to be spent on an item val­ued at $3,000 or more. Raf­fle tick­ets are $100 and only 100 tick­ets will be sold. The win­ning ticket will be drawn at the gala and the win­ner does not need to be present.

Gala tick­ets are $200 per per­son and must be pur­chased in ad­vance of the event. To pur­chase gala or jew­elry raf­fle tick­ets, or to spon­sor the gala, con­tact Kenda Lea­ger at klea­ger@com­pass­re­gion­al­hos­ or 443-262-4106. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit com­pass­re­gion­al­hos­pice/ events.

The Com­pass Re­gional Hos­pice Gala com­mit­tee is plan­ning the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s pre­mier fundraiser sched­uled for Fri­day, April 7. The gala com­mit­tee mem­bers are, from left, Kathy Deoudes; Kenda Lea­ger, devel­op­ment of­fi­cer, Com­pass Re­gional Hos­pice; Paula Warner; Teresa Bau­mann; Sandy Mitchell; Kris­ten Ma­jchrzak, devel­op­ment as­sis­tant, Com­pass Re­gional Hos­pice; Joyce Davis; Jan­ice Fee­ley; Kathy Ci­ambr­us­chini; and Heather Guerieri, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor, Com­pass Re­gional Hos­pice. Those part of the com­mit­tee but not pic­tured are Cathy Adel­man, Biana Arentz, Martha Baker, Kim Kra­tovil, Diane Pap­pas, Lisa Smith and Julie McMa­han Thomas.

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