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United Way changes venue for upcoming fashion show

May 8, 2013
By CRAIG HOWELL - Managing editor ( , Weirton Daily Times

WEIRTON - Officials with the Weirton United Way continue to plan the organization's upcoming fashion show fundraiser event, including a change in location.

The annual event is set for 2 p.m. May 19, but will now take place at the Serbian-American Cultural Center.

The 2013 Fashion Show will include a dinner for those in attendance in addition to the show itself.

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FASHION SHOW — The 2013 Weirton United Way Fashion Show will take place 2 p.m. May 19 at the Serbian-American Cultural Center. Tickets are $30 per person. Standing at the new venue are, from left, 2013 United Way Campaign Chair Don Gianni Jr.; United Way Executive Director Kristin Bowman-Cross; First Choice credit union President and CEO Scott Winwood; and Linda Stear of the Weirton United Way. -- Craig Howell

"Anna-Kay's will be doing the modeling," United Way Executive Director Kristin Bowman-Cross said.

Among those local businesses showing their support for the event is First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union, which will serve as the runway sponsor.

"This has been our 10th year," First Choice President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Winwood said. "We're glad to support the Weirton United Way."

Bowman-Cross explained there also will be an auction and a few other attractions during the event.

"We're going to be adding a few surprises," Bowman-Cross said.

Tickets for the fashion show are $30 each and can be purchased either at the Weirton United Way office, 3205 B Pennsylvania Ave., or from a committee member.

Tickets will not be available at the door.

(Howell can be contacted at, and followed via Twitter @CHowellWDT)

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