Saluda Essence of Fall Oct. 21 to raise funds for Saluda Medical Center

Published 5:21 pm Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Saluda Essence of Fall is a fundraising event for the Telemedicine project in Saluda. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. Proceeds from the evening will go to help purchase computer equipment at the Saluda Medical Center.
Working individually or as a group, participants will show off their decorating skills by purchasing and hosting a table.  Participants will decorate the table with their own dinnerware, cups, saucers, table covers, flatware, glassware, napkins, tea pitcher, etc.
Prizes will be given for the best decorated tables. Also, table centerpieces designed by those who purchase a table will be auctioned at the end of the evening.
Everyone will have the same amount of time to decorate their tables: 6 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, or 9 a.m. – noon on Friday, Oct. 21. Judges will come during the afternoon on Friday, Oct. 21 to judge the tables and pick the winners.
Sometime during the evening, an entire table setting will be auctioned. All the tableware, flatware, glasses, centerpiece – everything on the table will be donated by Pier 1 Imports of Hendersonville.
Special entertainment will be provided by Bill Thompson, piano soloist. Call Kathie Mixon at 828-749-3651 or Linda Whitaker at 828-749-5121 to purchase a table and receive details.
Oct. 28 will be the annual “Masquerade Ball” fundraising event for Saluda Medical Center. Details are being completed and tickets will be on sale soon.
– article submitted
by Linda Whitaker

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