Spring Soiree raises almost $25,000 for Tryon Youth Center

Published 10:20 am Monday, June 4, 2012

Organizers of the “Spring Soiree” benefit held recently for Tryon Youth Center said the event was a huge success, raising almost $25,000 to be used for maintenance and repairs on the building. Approximately 140 people attended the event, which was sponsored by the Foothills Duplicate Bridge Club. Guests enjoyed an Italian-themed meal prepared by chef and bridge player Marily Williams of La Bella Tavola catering company. John Memory, guitarist and whistler, entertained guests while they viewed the many silent and live auction items. After dinner, many danced the night away to music provided by the Sue Wilson Band. “The soiree was a great success due to the many efforts and contributions of Foothills Duplicate Bridge Club members,” said event chairman Sherril Wingo. All proceeds benefit the Tryon Youth Center, the bridge club’s “home,” where Sally Jo Carter teaches and duplicate bridge is played two or three days a week. (photo submitted by Barbara Clegg)

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