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FRIENDS OF MRT TO HOST A CAUSE FOR APPLAUSE CHARITY AUCTION
May 21, 2013, 2:46 pm
Filed under: Merrimack Repertory Theatre

A CAUSE FOR APPLAUSE

“FRIENDS OF MRT” TO HOST CHARITY AUCTION

June 20, 2013 6pm

PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT MRT’S MAINSTAGE
AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS


Lowell, MAThe Friends of MRT will host A Cause for Applause Charity Auction on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 6:00PM at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren Street, Lowell. This event will be feature both live and silent auctions with a wide range of items and unique experiences up for bid. Auction items include trips, sports memorabilia, artwork and much more. Dinner will be served, and a cash bar will be available. Tickets are $65 per person, and can be purchased online at MRT.org or by calling 978-654-7552. Free parking is available in the Lower Locks Parking Garage adjacent to the Inn and Conference Center. Proceeds from the event support MRT’s mainstage productions and education programs.


A Cause for Applause will feature Celebrity Auctioneer Susan Wornick. Susan is a famed news anchor for WCVB-TV who has won several awards including three regional Emmy Awards and a Silver Circle Award from The National Academy of Television Arts & Science.


The auction will feature a wide variety of items and price points, including: Gotham Dream Car Tour – Test drive six exotic cars including a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin and more in one unforgettable day! A vacation at the luxurious Fairmont Bermuda resort with airfare included.  Painting, sculptures, quilts and more generously donated by local artists from the Western Avenue Studios and The Brush Art Gallery and Studios.  You can view auction items by visiting http://pinterest.com/merrimackrep/a-cause-for-applause-auction-items.


The Friends of MRT is an auxiliary fundraising group that hosts special events, social functions and fund drives. The group plays a pivotal role in strengthening MRT’s base of support by introducing new people to the theatre and making events like this possible. Members of the Friends of MRT enjoy a fun, social environment and have the opportunity to network with other theatre lovers and supporters.  To join the Friends of MRT or for more information, please contact Michael LaChance, Office Administrator at Michael.LaChance@MRT.org or 978-654-7550.

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