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Denim & Diamonds Is Theme for CBEC’s Wet & Wild Auction

WetNWild_2014_CommitteeDenim & Diamonds Is Theme for CBEC’s Wet & Wild Auction

Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center’s (CBEC) 10th annual Wet & Wild Silent and Live Auction will take place Saturday, September 20, from 6 to 9 pm at CBEC’s Education and Arts Building in Grasonville.

This year’s “Denim & Diamonds” theme encourages attendees to come out and support CBEC dressed in their western attire and sparkles! This casually elegant affair will feature a buffet dinner catered by The Narrows Restaurant, wine, beer and cocktails. The live and silent auction items, as usual, will be interesting and unique.Special musical performance by Bird Dog and the Road Kings will help liven things up. Tickets are $90/person.

In keeping with the Diamond theme, this year the event will feature a diamond jewelry raffle. The winner will choose either a diamond bracelet, pendant, or ring donated by Paula’s Fine Jewelry. Raffle tickets are $100 and only 100 will be sold. You can purchase raffle tickets and preview the jewelry at Paula’s store (1607 Main Street, Chester) or email jwink@bayrestoration.org. Winning ticket will be drawn at the auction; winner need not be present to win.

CBEC encourages community members and businesses to support the event by becoming sponsors or by donating auction items. CBEC is one of the last pristine areas on the Chesapeake Bay, and it’s right here in your own backyard!

CBEC is a non-profit organization dedicated topromoting stewardship and sustainability through environmental education and habitat restoration. The center offers four miles of trails for walkers, joggers, bikers, and nature enthusiasts to enjoy a myriad of habitats ranging from freshwater ponds, wetlands, forests, to meadows. CBEC receives no local, state or federal funding for its operating budget. For more information about CBEC or to become a member, visit bayrestoration.org.

To purchase tickets, become a sponsor, or donate an auction item, email jwink@bayrestoration.org, visit our website BayRestoration.org/auction, or call 410.827.6694.

Photo caption: Wet & Wild Auction committee members gather at CBEC to plan the September 20 event wearing bandanas in keeping with the event’s theme “Denim & Diamonds.” Left to right: Vicki Paulas, Kate Halla, Donna Moran, Gail Ruppe, Diana Carlson, Merry Tobin, Susan Hale, Susan Vianna, Judy Wink, and Katey Nelson. Committee members not pictured: Howard Bernstein, Sarah Rusco, Cal Case, and Carolyn Case.