Or­ches­tra to host an­nual in­ter­na­tional food tast­ing

The Progress-Index Weekend - - COMMUNITY - Con­trib­uted Re­port

PETERSBURG —The Women’s Com­mit­tee for the Petersburg Sym­phony Or­ches­tra will host its tenth in­ter­na­tional food tast­ing and silent auc­tion this month.

This year’s event will be held at the Taber­na­cle Bap­tist Church’s Com­mu­nity Life Cen­ter, 444 Hal­i­fax Street in Petersburg on Oc­to­ber 28, 2016 from 1 to 4 p.m.

The com­mu­nity is in­vited to come out to taste wines, sam­ple a wide se­lec­tion of food con­trib­uted by many lo­cal restau­rants and cater­ers, silently bid on unique items and hear the Petersburg Sym­phony Or­ches­tra En­sem­ble.

The suc­cess of this event will en­able the WCPSO to give schol­ar­ships to high school and col­lege stu­dents and give a sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to the Petersburg Sym­phony Or­ches­tra en­abling them to con­tinue to bring clas­si­cal mu­sic to South­side Vir­ginia.

The Women’s Com­mit­tee for The Petersburg Sym­phony Or­ches­tra would like to con­grat­u­late last year’s re­cip­i­ent of the Lil­lian Ed­wards Schol­ar­ship, Devin Nel­son-Hence.

The $1000 schol­ar­ship was awarded to her by Ken­neth Lewis, Pres­i­dent of the board of di­rec­tors for the Petersburg Sym­phony Or­ches­tra and Jan­ice Mann, Chair­man of the Schol­ar­ship com­mit­tee for the WCPSO at the spring con­cert of the Petersburg Sym­phony Or­ches­tra.

The WCPSO would like to thank all vendors who par­tic­i­pated in last year’s in­ter­na­tional food tast­ing event.

The cost for this event is $30 per ticket and may be pur­chased from any mem­ber of the women’s com­mit­tee. Tick­ets will not be sold at the door.

For in­for­ma­tion con­tact Joan M. Camp­bell at 804530-7687, or Ann Mor­gan at 804-861-4389.

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