Lake Erie College presents A Night in Tuscany—Wish Winter Away!


Fundraising event to take place Saturday, March 5, 2016

The members of the National Alumni Board (NAB) of Lake Erie College welcome you to the warmth of a sunny vineyard at their winter fundraiser, A Night in Tuscany—Wish Winter Away! The event will take place Saturday, March 5 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Arthur S. Holden Center on the Lake Erie College campus.

Guests will enjoy scrumptious hearty hors d’oeuvres with locally sourced dishes and desserts, tastings of local wines, and auctions galore, including silent, Chinese and live auctions, the latter being run by Pam Morse, licensed auctioneer.

“This annual event is one of the important ways the National Alumni Board brings the community and LEC family together to raise funds for scholarships and other supportive activities for students, both past and present. We are delighted to present this fun and delicious break from the winter blues,” said NAB Event Co-Chair Liz McMahon ‘74. “The Getaway Raffle is a new addition to the event, and we think it presents a delightful way to energize College friends and supporters to ‘think spring.’”

In addition to the March 5 event, tickets for the Get Away to Napa Valley Raffle are also separately on sale now at $50 per ticket. The winner and up to three guests will have the opportunity to experience a week of relaxing Californian living in a charming Napa Valley bungalow just moments from shops, spas, wine bars and wineries. A limit of only 200 raffle tickets will be sold for this exciting vacation prize. The winner will be announced at the NAB event on March 5, but the winner need not be present. The winner may choose a cash equivalent of $4,000.

Admission to A Night in Tuscany—Wish Winter Away! is by advance ticket purchase only. Tickets are $60 per person, and all event proceeds support the NAB’s work on behalf of LEC students and alumni. The deadline for ticket purchase is Thursday, Feb. 25.

All tickets are on sale now and may be purchased via check, credit card by phone, or online. To pay by credit card, contact the Alumni Office at 440-375-7040, Monday through Friday during regular business hours. Online payment can be made at  Please make checks payable to Lake Erie College and mail to the LEC Office of Institutional Advancement at 391 West Washington Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077. All tickets will be held at the door.

The National Alumni Board is the governing body of the Alumni Association of Lake Erie College. Located in Painesville, Ohio, Lake Erie College has fostered and enriched over 10,000 women and men in their pursuit of a well-rounded liberal arts education. The College offers 33 undergraduate majors as well as graduate programs leading to PA, MBA and M.Ed. degrees.

For more information on A Night in Tuscany—Wish Winter Away! please contact the LEC Alumni Office at 440-375-7040.

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