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News in Brief – 10/25/11

Published 9:31am Tuesday, October 25, 2011

New Loretta Lynn concert date set for next year at PAC

ASHLAND, Ky. — Loretta Lynn will perform at the Paramount, Saturday, Jan. 7 at 8 p.m.

Lynn was scheduled to perform on Oct. 22, but the concert was postponed due to illness.

The tickets purchased for the Oct. 22 performance will be honored for the Jan. 7 performance.

For more information call the box office at 606.324.3175.

Costume party set to help Ro-Na

IRONTON — The Special Events Committee with the Ro-Na Restoration Project has scheduled a costume party, “Club Ro-Na,” at the Ro-Na Arts & Activity Center located on Third Street and Vernon, for Saturday, Oct. 29, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

High school students, grades 9 to 12 are encouraged to come out “in costume” and enjoy dancing, playing X-box on the big screen, and more.

Cover charge is $3 per person. Refreshments will be available for sale. All proceeds will go to benefit the continued efforts to restore the Ro-Na Arts & Activity Center.

Fourth annual children’s art auction Nov. 4

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — River Valley Child Development Services is hosting its Fourth Annual Children’s Art Auction Friday, Nov. 4 at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center at Marshall University.

Viewing of art and silent auction items begin with a wine reception at 6:30 p.m., with the auction running from 7 to 9 p.m.

Auctioneered by WSAZ’s Tim Irr, the auction will feature artwork designed by the children at Enterprise Child Development Center and School Age Connections, an after-school program.

A silent auction will also take place with items from local businesses including Marshall tickets and memorabilia, ski tickets to Winterplace Resort, fall and winter decorations, and much more.

The auction will also feature artwork from local artists including Debra Richardson, Ron Haeberle, Larry Sumpter, and others.

“Each year, the auction gets better,” said Suzi Brodof, executive director. “Better art, better prizes, and more of a variety. We encourage everyone to come out and support RVCDS and quality child care.”

The money raised will go toward the cost of security cameras at Enterprise Child Development Center and the cost of summer field trips at School Age Connections.

This auction is sponsored by the Marshall University College of Fine Arts.

For more information or questions, contact Sarah McIntyre at 304-523-3417 or visit

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