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‘Spring Into Spring’ raising scholarship dollars for women

May 17, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

The steering committee of the Franciscan Women's Scholarship Guild recently met to finalize plans for its "Spring Into Spring" fundraising event to be held June 5, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit the Rose M. DeFede Scholarship fund with the event being held on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville in the Tony and Nina Gentile Gallery in the J.C. Williams Center.

The entertainment will be provided by the Brooke High School Madrigal Choir under the direction of Nick Taylor. There also will be various prizes awarded and light refreshments served.

The Rose M. DeFede Scholarship is awarded to women older than 22 who have a need to complete a degree to enter the workforce or to get upgraded in their place of employment.

Event tickets are $5 with reservations available for tables of six by calling (740) 284-5861. The event is sponsored by the Community Relations Department.

Event planners include Cathy Lewis, Mary Salter and Marisa Ross, Anita Jackson, director of community relations and general chair, Jeanette DeStefanis, Patsy Skiviat, Jerry Jo Gilham, Carleen Scurti, Patricia Fletcher, Anne Hick, Paula Donohue and Gloria Popp.

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