From the Harford County Public Library:
Mary Amoss was announced as the winner of the sapphire and diamond ring raffle to benefit the Harford County Public Library Foundation.
Amoss’ name was pulled from several hundred entries at the library’s Sapphire Supper Club Gala on November 5. The raffle to benefit the library raised nearly $9,000. Valued at $7,000, the handmade pink diamond rings was designed and donated generously by Saxon’s Diamond Center in honor of the library’s 65th anniversary. It featured a stunning 2.09 carat pear-shaped sapphire surrounded by 12 round diamonds set in 18k white gold.
The Harford County Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to enhancing Harford County Public Library services. The Foundation raises funds to augment the financial resources of the Library and works to promote awareness of library services. The Foundation facilitates the library’s development as a creative environment within the county that encourages the acquisition of knowledge and the love ofreading for all customers.
Harford County Public Library operates eleven branches located throughout Harford County, Maryland. The library serves over 168,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of almost 4,800,000. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading within the community.
Mary Amoss was announced as the winner of the sapphire and diamond ring raffle to benefit Harford County Public Library. Pictured left to right: Mary Hastler, Director, Harford County Public Library; Lance Hersh, Owner, Saxon’s Diamond Center; Mary Amoss; Kevin Ferrell, Owner, Saxon’s Diamond Center and Amber Shrodes, Director, Harford County Public Library Foundation.