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A Taste of Fall - Pleasant Hill-Martinez AAUW

Aug 29, 2016 01:00PM ● By Becky Coburn

Please join Pleasant Hill-Martinez AAUW (American Association of University Women) at their October fundraiser, A Taste of Fall. Enjoy hearty appetizers, tasty desserts, local wines, a 50/50 raffle, and a silent auction while listening to a local high school jazz band.

Mark Saturday, October 1, 3 – 5pm, as an afternoon to relax with friends and support academic scholarships for women.  This event is held in a lovely private garden in Martinez.

The silent auction includes many handmade items as well as theme baskets with gift cards from local businesses. Many thanks to the following merchants who have donated items, wine, or gift cards to this event: Steve & Genene Welch’s Rancho Las Juntas Vineyard, Bray Vineyards, Viano Winery, Massage Envy, California Magic Dinner Theater, Ian’s Yogurt, Baskin Robbins, Sloats, Kinder’s Pleasant Hill, Safeway, Home Depot, OSH, Nob Hill Grocery, Ace Hardware, Urban Plates, Jack’s, Bagel Street Café, Savanh, Lemongrass, El Tapatio, Contra Costa Stadium Cinemas, Peet’s, Starbucks, Lipary Collectible Gallery, States Coffee, Main Street Sweets, Char's Florist, Haute Stuff, BEVMO, Lily's nail salon, High Edge Beauty, Youphoria, Beaver Creek Smokehouse, ROXX on Main, and White Rabbit.

Sherrie Moore and Marlene De Laurenti are co-chairing the event, along with the help of AAUW Taste of Fall committee members. All proceeds from this fundraiser go towards local scholarships for high school seniors, 7th grade girls attending Tech Trek camp, and the AAUW fund.

Tickets are $40.00. Please make your reservations by September 26. This well-known popular event sells out, so buy your tickets soon. To purchase tickets, call Gayle Miner (349-6795), Joy Barden (935-7118), Marlene Maksel (689-5439) or Marilyn Thelen (228-2600).