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Marian High School Benefit Evening
Jane Davlin and her dedicated committee of Marian High School parents staged a splendid Benefit Evening. It attracted 300, many of whom arrived early to begin the evening at Mass. The Marian Melodies serenaded them from the chapel into the gym for cocktails and the silent auction. Many guests were not only MHS alumnae but are now parents of current students and socializing was serious competition for the electronic silent auction bidding, but the silent auction still raised $36,000. And when guests settled in to savor their buffet dinner fare, this reporter understood the Vine & Dine party theme. Fox Grill Catering and wine purveyors Paul and Jim Lufty combined on a memorable presentation of superbly sauced beef medallions, broiled salmon and vegetable ravioli paired with fine wines. “The girls eat (almost) like this every day,” said MHS dad Art Kelsey, explaining that Fox Grill Catering is the very popular school lunch vendor.