Luigi’s Fundraiser Quite Successful

March 13, 2012 at 10:29 PM


From left:  Tom Schott, second vice president, DuBois Area Historical Society; Ruth Gregori, president, DuBois Area Historical Society accepting the check from Luigi’s manager Nicole Anderson, and Ed Tate, owner Luigi’s Ristorante.

            Luigi’s Ristorante hosted a successful “Dining for a Cause” for the DuBois Area Historical Society on Sunday, March 11. Luigi’s donated a percentage of the day’s profits presenting a check for $301 to the DuBois Area Historical Society.

            The total earnings for the day swelled to $536 with the sale of $176 in tickets for a Chinese Auction and $59 in sales of historical society books and souvenirs.

            Society members manned an information desk and sold tickets for the Chinese Auction from noon to 8 p.m. Volunteering were Ruth Gregori, Carolyn Rhoades, Gene Aravich, Jean Hayes, Jeanne Hayes, Galen and Laura Kilmer, Beecher Klingensmith, and Tom and Ginny Schott.

            Fourteen donated items (some made anonymously) were available for the Chinese Auction. Winners drawn at 8 p.m. included:

            Spa Basket donated by Levenduski Construction, Penfield – Carol Laughlin.

            Steeler jersey – Carol Woodward.

            Pyrex baking dish – Connie Walker.

            Pair of stuffed Easter bunnies donated by Ruth Gregori – Jane Bonsall.

            Rooster canister set donated by Carol Johnson – Jean Hayes.

            Teddy bear donated by Gene Aravich – Mary Tranchine.

            Hockman Candy gift certificate donated by Hockman Candy, DuBois – Carol Woodward.

            Wine basket donated by Wapiti Ridge Wine Cellars – Lou Gregori.

            Hockman Candy gift certificate donated by Hockman Candy, DuBois – Pam August.

            Floral arrangement donated by Brady St. Florist, DuBois – Marilyn Shearer.

            Roadside emergency kit – Connie Walker.

            Bingo Bag donated by Penfield Firemen’s Bingo Game – Irene Gregori

            DuBois Area Historical Society gift basket donated by DuBois Area Historical Society – Ellie Klees.

            Artwork picture donated by Linda Riccadonna – Justin Beimel.