Tuesday, January 8, 2013
24th Annual Charity Ball is Jan. 26.
Community Resource Services (CRS) is hosting its 24th Annual Charity Ball, “Seasons of Caring” presented by Medical Mutual and NRG (formerly GenOn) on Jan. 26 at LaCentre in Westlake. The black-tie optional event is one of Avon and Avon Lake’s premier society events of the year. Last year the Charity Ball was attended by 330 guests and raised more than $56,000. Funds raised allow CRS to continue its mission of diminishing the effects of poverty in Avon and Avon Lake. The Charity Ball features cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a sit-down dinner and dessert. After dinner guests will enjoy dancing to live music by the band Midtown. There are many opportunities to support CRS including live and silent auctions, sideboards and a Wine Pull sponsored …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Almost 300 turn out for black-tie optional affair in Westlake.
More than 300 people attended the CRS Charity Ball Jan. 28 at La Centre in Westlake, raising tens of thousands of dollars for the organization that supports Avon and Avon Lake. Peter & Co. Jewelers has donated a Hearts On Fire pendant, valued at $3,990, to the ball, and several "big items" were auctioned off in an auction including a week in a condo, center court seats to the Cavs and a progressive dinner. Guests were able to bid on a number of silent auctions including a "Battle of the Baskets" that was won by the Avon Lake Patch. The night also included cash sideboards, an iPad sideboard, and a wine pull sponsored by Heidelberg Distributors and Constellation Wines. All proceeds benefit CRS, a responsive, community-based organization …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Get your raffle tickets for this necklace ahead of time...or at the ball
You don’t have to attend this week’s 23rd Annual Community Resource Center (CRS) Charity Ball for a change to win some serious bling. Peter & Co. Jewelers has donated a Hearts On Fire pendant, valued at $3,990, to this Saturday’s Jan. 28 ball. The Hearts On Fire pendant will be raffled off during the event, although raffle tickets, at $20 each or 3 for $50, can be bought ahead of time. The winner does not have to be present to win. The pendant is currently on display at Peter & Co. Jewelers, 32020 Walker Rd., Avon Lake. To purchase Charity Ball tickets or Jewelry Raffle tickets, please call 440- 933-5639 or visit the CRS website at www.aalcrs.org. The night also includes live and silent auctions, cash sideboards, an iPad sideboard, …
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Dining, dancing and a chance to win a $4,000 diamond necklace!
Ladies, put on that cocktail dress, grab your gentlemen’s arm and don’t miss the area's social event of the season Jan. 28 when the 23rdAnnual CRS Charity Ball gets swinging. One of the area’s most anticipated events, the evening is a blend of sophistication, fun and good food. The ball, presented this year by GenOn, again takes place at LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility in Westlake. As always, the evening features a top-notch dinner, open bar and a great band. The event also guarantees attendees a large assortment of auction. The full list will be available on the service’s website on Jan. 20. This year does hold a few items of interest. “New this year is the Wine Pull sponsored by Heidelburg Distributing Company and Constellation …
Dining, dancing and a chance to win a $4,000 diamond necklace
Ladies, put on that cocktail dress and grab your gentlemen’s arm and don’t miss Avon Lake’s social event of the season Jan. 28 when the 23rd Annual CRS Charity Ball get swinging. One of the city’s most anticipated events, the evening is a blend of sophistication, fun and good food. The ball, presented this year by GenOn, again takes place at LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility in Westlake. As always, the evening features a top-notch dinner, open bar and a great band. The event also guarantees attendees a large assortment of auction. The full list will be available on the service’s website on Jan. 20. This year does hold a few items of interest. “New this year is the Wine Pull sponsored by Heidelburg Distributing Company and …
Friday, October 7, 2011
$25 gets you food, beer, wine and front row seats on the big screen TVs.
Avon/Avon Lake Community Resource Services' Buckeye Bash is Saturday night, and tickets for the event are available at the door for this annual Ohio State football party. The 3rd Annual Buckeye Bash Fundraising Event, hosted by Montrose Kia, begins at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8. CRS, dedicated to meeting the social service needs of the Avon and Avon Lake communities, has turned watching an Ohio State football game into an event an annual tradition. This year, the Buckeye Bash will feature give-aways, raffles, football squares and more, all while watching the OSU Buckeyes take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on big screen TV’s throughout the Kia showroom. The party starts at 7 p.m.; the game begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 each or $200 for a group of 10…
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Event raised almost $50,000 to help people in Avon and Avon Lake
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- John Meola
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Welcome to Avon Patch's new feature, Viewfinder. Each week, we're going to be in the community taking photos of people, places and events. Contact Avon editor Melissa Hebert with suggestions for future Viewfinders. This week, we're highlighting the Community Resource Services' annual Charity Ball, held last weekend in Westlake. The event raised close to $50,000 which will help people in need in Avon and Avon Lake. One of the highlights of the event was a silent auction filled with spectacular items ranging from Lady Gaga tickets to vacation lodging in Myrtle Beach and Orlando to a hot air balloon ride. Enjoy the show!
Monday, January 31, 2011
More than 130 auction items snapped up by guests
The annual signature event for Avon / Avon Lake Community Resource Services the CRS Charity Ball, raised just shy of $50,000 that will assist residents in Avon and Avon Lake. The ball, held at LaCentre Conference and Banquet Facility in Westlake, drew 277 guests to the black-tie optional event, organizer Pam Ohradzansky said. More than 130 items were auctioned off, ranging from spa gift certificates to tickets to the Cavaliers, Lake Erie Monsters, a Lady Gaga concert and the Lake Erie Crushers, to dinner with Matt Underwood or Ron Jantz, vacation getaways and target practice. Items donated by individuals and companies, including a $3,400 jewelry collection from Avon Lake’s Peter & Co. Jewelers. Guests at the Jan. 29 affair had an …
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Lady Gaga tickets, Orlando and Myrtle Beach vacations,and a basket of Botox are up for bidding
The annual signature event for Avon / Avon Lake Community Resource Services (CRS), the Charity Ball, is known for gathering some spectacular items for its event and this year is no different. More than 110 items, ranging from spa gift certificates to tickets to the Cavs, Monsters, Lady Gaga and the Lake Erie Crushers, to dinner with Matt Underwood or Ron Jantz, vacation getaways and target practice, will be auctioned off at the Jan. 29 Avon / Avon Lake Charity Ball held at LaCentre in Westlake. Proceeds benefit CRS. Items will be presented as a silent auction and live auction. Three items, tickets to a Lady Gaga concert, a Cavs experience and a progressive dinner for eight including a limousine, will be up for grabs in the ball’s live …
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Peter & Co. donating $3,400 jewelry ensemble for Jan. 29 event.
The 22nd Annual CRS Ball, held again at La Centre in Westlake, again promises to be the social event of year. Avon / Avon Lake CRS' (Community Resource Services) annual black-tie optional ball is Jan. 29 and will include cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and dinner. And while the organization's signature event promises to provide a night of entertainment with a stunning array of items in the live and silent auctions, event coordinator Pam Ohradzansky said the evening will also benefit plenty of others in Avon and Avon Lake. "All funds raise will go to CRS' mission of 'people helping people,' which is the theme this year." Ohradzansky said. Live music will be provided by the band Midtown, fronted by Kearsten Kopf. Kopf said that performing at the …