|Local TV personality Craig Moeller greets 6-year-old Madison in one of St. Mary’s classrooms.
, meteorologist with WVEC-TV in Norfolk, visited St. Mary’s Home today and met with children and staff. St. Mary’s Auxiliary Board President Karen Hibbard led Moeller on a tour of the 88,000-square-foot Home, including classrooms and therapy facilities.
Moeller is going to be the emcee for the Auxiliary Board’s sixth annual gala and auction fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at The Westin-Town Center in Virginia Beach. This year’s festivities will feature a raffle for a 2010 salsa red VW Beetle courtesy of Checkered Flag Volkswagen.
For raffle tickets or more information about the auction, including sponsorship opportunities and how to donate auction items, call (757) 622-2208 ext. 381.
Scenes from the 2009 auction: At left, Trustee Kim Thumel (center) with Doug Henkel and his wife, Toni Henkel, who created purses for bid at the auction. At right, Auxiliary President Karen Hibbard holds a painting up for bid.
Karen Hibbard, president of St. Mary’s Auxiliary Board, and Mary Helen Hilton, St. Mary’s director of annual giving, recently taped a great interview for “Norfolk Perspectives,” the city of Norfolk’s community affairs program. They discussed the Auxiliary’s auction and gal coming up on Feb. 20 at The Westin-Town Center to benefit the children and young adults of St. Mary’s Home. The episode will run at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily on Norfolk cable channel 48 from Jan. 31-Feb. 6. But you can watch it online now here.
For more information about the auction, see our website or call 757.622.2208 ext. 381.