From the Arc Northern Chesapeake Region:
On Saturday, March 31st, 2012, Maryland Golf & Country Clubs will be transformed into a “Night with the Stars” for the 8th Annual After dArc Gala to benefit The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region. Over 400 guests will receive star treatment, surprises, spectacular auction packages and live entertainment provided by the Klassix. Proceeds from the event benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in Harford, Cecil, and Kent counties.
The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region joins chapters throughout the country to promote awareness with March being declared Disabilities Awareness Month. Local business and community support play a key role in the event with Smyth Jewelers returning as the headline sponsor and major community raffle sponsor for a $5,000 Shopping Spree at Smyth Jewelers. Scott & Georgeanna Garceau return as Honorary Co-Chairs as well as Event Co-Chairs, Jennifer McCullough and Rhoula Monios, Smyth Jewelers. Scott Garceau, WJZ-FM 105.7 The Fan and Kristy Breslin, WJZ-TV, will MC the event that recognizes sponsors and friends of The Arc that have helped to make this event possible as well as an evening that highlights success stories of people with disabilities.
The “Hollywood-Style” menu includes American and International cuisine stations such as Al Levy’s Tavern; Spago; The Oysterville; Chasin’s; The Sunset Inn; Sardi’s; Café Montmartre; The Brown Derby and cupcakes are provided by Flavor Cupcakery in Bel Air.
Guests will follow a “Rodeo Drive” sign that will direct them to a silent auction room featuring more than 80 items including ski packages, Raven’s tickets, sports memorabilia, jewelry, framed artwork, Ketron keyboard, giftware from Smyth Jewelers including a Pandora bracelet, restaurant packages, skin care packages, event packages, and more.
The Live Auction includes: Four Grandstand Tickets to the 2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC including transportation and hotel stay; The Escape To Italy Package with a one week stay in a condo in Vasto Italy; An Unrivaled Dining Experience at Bonefish Grille which includes dinner for ten; and a Fish With the Pros Ocean City Fishing Charter Package for six people; and a “Body Language” Painting Package which includes the first 24×30 limited edition canvas print of a one of a kind portrait of a painted woman by master makeup artist and body painter, Jen Seidel and a signed copy of her book.
This event would not be possible without the support of our sponsors, silent & live auction donors and many other volunteers and supporters. For a complete listing of sponsors and event details, visit our website at www.arcncr.org or visit us on Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin.
The Arc offers a wide variety of services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, both children and adults, in Harford, Cecil, and Kent counties, to make informed choices with their lifestyles, vocations, education and recreational pursuits, and to assure stable and nurturing lives among their families and friends.