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United Way fashion show set for this weekend

May 15, 2013
By CRAIG HOWELL - Managing editor ( , Weirton Daily Times

WEIRTON - The finishing touches are being put in place in preparation of this weekend's Weirton United Way Fashion Show.

The annual event will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Serbian-American Cultural Center.

Tickets are $30 per person, and include a dinner. No tickets will be sold at the door.

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SHOW SPONSORS — Representing some of the sponsors of Sunday’s Weirton United Way Fashion Show are, in front, from left, Nino Karas, Serbian-American Cultural Center; Don Gianni Jr., James White Construction and 2013 United Way campaign chair; and Del. Ronnie Jones; and in back, Lori Magnone, Assure America; J.J. Bernabei, Tri-State Medical Group; John Greco, Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home; Del. Randy Swartzmiller; Del. Phil Diserio; and Cathy Ferrari, Hancock County Savings Bank. -- Craig Howell

The focus of the afternoon will be a fashion show, presented by Anna-Kay's Unique Fashions of Steubenville.

"Our theme is a mother-daughter theme," United Way Executive Director Kristin Bowman-Cross said. "We'll have local ladies from the community as models."

The fashion show's title sponsor is the Christian Fellowship Foundation, with First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union returning as the runway sponsor.

"This is the first time we've had a title sponsor," Bowman-Cross said.

Other sponsors include the Serbian-American Cultural Center; James White Construction; Del. Ronnie Jones, D-Hancock; Assure America; Tri-State Medical Group; Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home; Del. Randy Swartzmiller, D-Hancock; Del. Phil Diserio, D-Brooke; Hancock County Savings Bank; Waldorf Distributing; Mainstream Physical Therapy; Gus's Goodies and Anna-Kay's Unique Fashions.

Bowman-Cross also thanked Becky McCaig for donating her time to assist with the decorations for the event.

In addition to the fashion show itself, the event will include a Chinese auction and other surprises.

Tickets are available by contacting the Weirton United Way office at (304) 748-7213.

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

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