WCPSO host­ing fundraiser

Women’s Com­mit­tee for the Peters­burg Sym­phony Orches­tra to host 11th an­nual In­ter­na­tional Food Tast­ing

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PETERS­BURG — The Women’s Com­mit­tee for the Peters­burg Sym­phony Orches­tra (WCPSO) is host­ing its 11th an­nual In­ter­na­tional Food Tast­ing/Silent Auc­tion on Oct. 13. This year’s event will be held from 1–4 p.m. Satur­day at the Taber­na­cle Bap­tist Church’s Com­mu­nity Life Cen­ter, 444 Hal­i­fax St.

A state­ment re­leased by the Women’s Com­mit­tee in­vites mem­bers of the com­mu­nity to “please come out ... and sam­ple a wide se­lec­tion of de­li­cious food con­trib­uted by many lo­cal res­tau­rants and cater­ers; silently bid on unique items that will be dis­played on the Silent Auc­tion ta­bles; and en­joy a de­li­cious glass of wine while lis­ten­ing to the Peters­burg Sym­phony Orches­tra En­sem­ble present an in­spir­ing and en­joy­able pre­sen­ta­tion of clas­si­cal mu­sic.”

Re­mem­ber­ing and ap­pre­ci­at­ing the com­mu­nity’s par­tic­i­pa­tion last year, the Women’s Com­mit­tee is look­ing for­ward to even greater par­tic­i­pa­tion this year. The WCPSO would like to again thank all ven­dors who par­tic­i­pated in last year’s In­ter­na­tional Food Tast­ing event.

The or­ga­ni­za­tion’s state­ment reads, “We are hon­ored to have you part­ner with us as a ven­dor pro­vid­ing de­li­cious sam­ples of your cui­sine as part of our tast­ing ex­trav­a­ganza. We look for­ward to see­ing you all again this year and we wel­come all new ven­dors.”

Ven­dors who will be of­fer­ing sam­ples of their cui­sine this year in­clude: Catered Af­fairs by Shelby, Mason’s Cater­ing, Tier 7 Eatery, Maria’s old Town 21, Tra­monto Ris­torante, Shut Your Mouf Restau­rant, Jimmy’s Grill, Ex­quis­ite Taste, Alexan­der’s Fine Food, Gate­way/ Thomp­son Hos­pi­tal­ity, Sweet Temp­ta­tions, Cus­tom Ar­ti­san/ Cakes LLC, Cakes & Moore Bak­ery, Joe’s Steak & Seafood, Sweet Je­sus Potato Pie, Cap­tain D’s, Crocker’s Spot, and the Puerto Ri­can Bak­ery & Cafe.

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 more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact Joan M. Camp­bell, 804-530-7687 or Ann Morgan, 804-861-4389.

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Dur­ing a pre­vi­ous event, rep­re­sen­ta­tives of Mason’s Cater­ing wait to serve at­ten­dees of the In­ter­na­tional Food Tast­ing and Silent Auc­tion fundraiser hosted by the Women’s Com­mit­tee for the Peters­burg Sym­phony Orches­tra. Mason’s Cater­ing will be re­turn­ing to par­tic­i­pate in the 2018 food tast­ing event set for Satur­day, Oct. 13.

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Pic­tured at a pre­vi­ous In­ter­na­tional Food Tast­ing/Silent Auc­tion fundraiser hosted by the Women’s Com­mit­tee for the Peters­burg Sym­phony Orches­tra, two women look over items dis­played on the Silent Auc­tion ta­ble. The 2018 In­ter­na­tional Food Tast­ing/Silent Auc­tion will be held Satur­day, Oct. 13. Tick­ets must be pur­chased in ad­vance. No tick­ets will be sold at the door.

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