MARTINEZ, Calif. – The public is invited to join the Pleasant Hill-Martinez American Association of University Women (AAUW) 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, Oct. 1 from 3-5 p.m. as an afternoon to relax with friends and support academic scholarships for women. The event will be held in a lovely private garden in Martinez.
The Silent Auction will include many handmade items as well as theme baskets with gift cards from local businesses. Cash or check only please.
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, Urban Plates, Jack’s, Bagel Street Café, Savanh, Lemongrass, El Tapatio, Diablo Hills Golf Course, Golf Mart, Golfsmith, 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, Montecito Animal Hospital, Beaver Creek Smokehouse, ROXX on Main, and White Rabbit Boutique.
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 will go towards local scholarships for high school seniors, 7th grade girls attending Tech Trek camp, and the AAUW fund.
Tickets are $40. Please make your reservations by Sept. 26. This well known, popular event sells out, so buy your tickets soon.
To purchase tickets, call Gayle Miner, (925) 349-6795; Joy Barden, (925) 935-7118; Marlene Maksel, (925) 689-5439; or Marilyn Thelen, (925) 228-2600.