Thank You for a Fabulous Night!

The Morgan Arts Council and the Art & Elegance Committee thank you all, for all your help, support and contributions.

The MAC Ice House Is transformed into a Period Night Club for Art & Elegance 2014 - Photo by Doug Ritenburg
The MAC Ice House is transformed into a Period Night Club for Art & Elegance 2015
Photo by Doug Ritenburg

CaponCabana,  theme for this year’s Art &Elegance fundraiser, proved to have surpassed expectations. We raised $24,000 for Morgan Arts Council’s operations and programs – Putting Art Out There! Tari’s glorious buffet was a savory delight… chicken, beef, lamb and lobster were in a spiced mix of entrees.  Desserts ranged from plump and luscious fruit to creme brûlée and festive cookies.  The scene was set with the artistic assistance of committee members who fashioned palm trees against a wall of lights.  And the music! The Martinsburg Jazz Band with sultry vocals by Mary Hott enticed guests onto the dance floor.  Isn’t it glorious to have couples vying for space… gliding to a romantic waltz or the more complicated moves of a foxtrot?

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More Photography by Bob Peak •  More by Doug Ritenburg

Dr. Matt Hahn was glib and gracious as he nudged guests to make their Tombola decisions in a timely manner.  The donated art and experiences were enthusiastically claimed as numbers were drawn.

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More Photography by Bob Peak •  More by Doug Ritenburg

The event brimmed with good humor, music, impeccable food and friends well met.  And most importantly, the knowledge that monies raised would benefit the community in there experiences with the arts.  The arts, an essential part of the human experience.

Marla Carr, A&E Committee

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More Photography by Bob Peak •  More by Doug Ritenburg

This year’s Art and Elegance was a tremendous success thanks to all of you!
We have to thank a lot of folk for helping top make it happen.  Along with the Artists and wonderful Contributors to Experiences the Raffle and Grand Prizes, a small army of people worked both in front of and behind the curtain, and of course all of our guests. Thank you all!

We’d like to offer a Special Thanks to our 2015 Sponsors!


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Guests Dance the Night Away at the CaponCabana. – Photo by Doug Ritenburg

Entertainment

Artists’ Champagne Reception
Mike Kligerman – Piano, Carolyn Kligerman – Percussion
717 294-3282 • mckliger@frontiernet.net

CaponCabana Musicians
Martinsburg Jazz Orchestra
412 302-6680 • www.martinsburgjazz.com
Mary Hott – Vocalist
mary@maryhott.comwww.maryhott.com

Master of Ceremonies
Matt Hahn, M.D.


Acknowledgements & Thank You’s

Thank You To The Artists
For their Generosity… and Consummate Creativity.

Thank You to the Donors of Experiences
For Their Belief in the Value of the Morgan Arts Council.

Thank You to our Volunteers…
Without you this evening would not have been possible.
Anne Beckley • Sally Brinkmann • Jane Frenke
Pat Williams • Leigh & Crawford Horne • JanWeinberg
Victoria Luttrell • Mike & Carolyn Kligerman • Anna Ruggiero
Halima Reilly • Bibi Hahn • Sabrena Funk
Gina Wood • Bob Peak • Abbie Brown
Lynn Lavin

Thank You to Our Excellent Photographers

Event Photography | Robert Peak • Robert Peak Design
View Bob’s Photo Gallery

www.robert-peak.com

Artwork & Event Photography | Doug Ritenburg
View Doug’s Photo Gallery

Videography | McKayla Godwin
Lighting  | Abbie Brown
Sound | Bob Wurster
Selfie Sticks | Provided by Jules

Thank You to Tari’s Cafe!
For a to-die-for array of food – sweet and savories made incomparable by your superb chefs. Your skill and your generosity are greatly appreciated.
304 258-1196 •  www.tariscafe.com


Poster and Program Cover Art
Jennifer Mallory-McBee

Program Printing
Todd Buzzerd • The Morgan Messenger

Web Site, Program & Graphic Design
Kurt E. Griffith • Fantastic Realities Studio
304 500-2142 • kurtg@fantastic-realities.comwww.fantastic-realities.com


Morgan Arts Council

Staff

Anne Beckley, Executive Director
Jack Kelly, Director, Digital Media Center for Community Engagement
Jill Klein Rone, Concert and School Coordinator
Halima Reilly, Office and Events Coordinator
Eddy Rubin, Events and Facilities Coordinator

Board of Directors

Denise Bergen, President
Marla Carr, Vice President
Keith Unger, Treasurer
Jeanne Mozier, Secretary

Jeuli Bartenstein • Michael Dennis •  Jane Frenke
Marilyn Hausfeld • Lynn Lavin • Bob Marggraf
Jane McCloud • Diane Petersen • Beth Rowland
Jan Weinberg • Nancy White


Art & Elegance Committee

Co-Chairs
Pat & Bob Marggraf
Karen Ragan & Roger Salen

Jeuli Bartenstein • Marla Carr • Jane Frenke
Kurt Griffith • Lynn Lavin • Jane McCloud
Jan Weinberg

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