Silent “no more!” Auction – May 5th






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The Zonta Club of Quaboag Valley will hold its Silent “no more!” Auction on Monday May 5, 2014 6pm at the Ludlow Country Club, Ludlow, MA.  The event is held annually to raise awareness and funds for projects aimed at stopping violence against women and children.

Beneficiaries this year include The Carson Center for Human Services’ domestic violence program at Valley Human Services – providing advocacy services to women through collaborations with the Ware Police Department and local Domestic Violence Task Forces in Quaboag Valley, and Soldier On Women Veterans – preserving the dignity, independence and quality of life of women veterans.

Past recipients have included Bridges Inc, Tri-County Domestic Violence Task Force, Womanshelter Companeras, WestMass ElderCare, local chapters of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children; Bullying Awareness/Prevention programs at Palmer High School and Pathfinder Regional; and Domestic Violence Taskforces serving Palmer, Ware, Warren and surrounding communities.

Admission of $30 provides guests a chance to bid on a large array of valuable items, services and themed baskets donated by members, friends and local business – including excellent seating for Jerry Seinfeld at Symphony Hall and box seat tickets for Saratoga Racetrack!  Enjoy a generous buffet meal in a relaxing atmosphere, overlooking the Ludlow Country Club.  Raffle prizes will be awarded and a cash bar will feature a wide range of specialty drinks.

Reservations (requested by May 1st) can be made through Zonta Club members, by mail at  ZQV  PO Box 1034  Belchertown, MA 01007-1034, by calling 413 219-8260 or emailing  Cash, checks and credit cards accepted for auction Items and admission.

Representatives from the Carson Center and Women Veterans will also be on hand at the May 5th event to share information about their programs. We invite you to visit for educational materials on the challenges being faced by the beneficiaries of this year’s event.

Among our generous donors: 
99 Restaurant
Bird House Bungalows
Camile’s Bistro
Paulette Charpentier
Cinemark-Eastfield Mall
DaSilva & Associates
Dede Wilson, Cookbook Author
DK Jewelry Design
Fancy Fingers Nail & Skin Care Salon
Terry Graham
Mary Cate Ingram – Decorative & Fine Art
Susan J. Kaplan ~ Link to Libraries
Ron Kidd
Knight at Work
Bonnie Walch Lafayette, LMT
Pamela Lapponese
Lester Halpern & Co. PC
Heidi MacEwen, Pilates Flex and Fusion
Susan McIntyre Major
Sandra Neumann – Springfield Valley Hypnosis Center
New England Dermatology & Laser Center / Renew Esthetics & Skincare
Helen O’Donnell
Paul and Elizabeth’s Restaurant
Cecile Ploran
Quabbin Valley Acupuncture
R & C Floral
Karen Randall ~ Randall’s Farm & Greenhouse
Pat Repsys
Lisa @ Salt & Pepper Associates
Scented Garden
Donna Spence
Spirit Haus
Dede Wilson
Dorothy Witaszek

Please honor these wonderful individuals and businesses for their generosity!

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