Boots and Bling benefit Nov. 5

Published 5:59 pm Monday, October 17, 2011

The Friendship Circle, a women’s committee that supports Hospice of the Carolina Foothills (HoCF), will present a “Boots and Bling” benefit on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 6 – 10 p.m. to celebrate HoCF’s 30 years of service to the community.
The gala event will be held at the Hospice Thrift Barn in Landrum at I-26 and Hwy. 14, off exit 1. Food stations will be catered by Giardini’s. The Greenville band called Funktion will play contemporary and country tunes. A benefit auction will be conducted by professional auctioneer John Breffle.
Marybeth Trunk, chairperson of the Friendship Circle, said, “We are elated to present [for auction] three major works of art from three artists of superlative talent and national recognition: Dale McEntire of Saluda is offering one of his paintings; Logan Wolfrum of Colorado is offering a bronze sculpture and Lynn Strong of Greenville, S.C., is donating a piece of her signature jewelry.”
Jean Eckert, CEO of HoCF, said, “We are so thankful to the Friendship Circle for hosting this party for us. These women have come together to raise money to benefit the Hospice House, our in-patient medical facility that serves our patients and their families in a homelike setting.”
Patty and Dale Holl, Heidi Mendez and Larry Wassong are honorary chairpersons of the event. Sponsors include Budweiser of Spartanburg, Costco in Spartanburg, Palma and Jack Davis, Electrolock, Inc., Patty and Dale Holl, JM Smith Corporation, Brenda and Dan McFerrin, Mohawk Carpet Foundation and Tryon Federal Bank.
For information, call Diane or Maureen in the HoCF development office at 828-894-7000 or 864-457-9122.
– article submitted
by Marsha Van Hecke

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