Snowflakes & Snowmen Dinner Dance
With tables adorned by pink poinsettias, white candles surrounded by pine rings, glittering “Snowflakes” and ceramic “Snowmen”, the Dinner Dance and Silent Auction sponsored by the Carroll Valley Citizen’s Association (CVCA) was enjoyed by one hundred plus people on Friday Evening, December 11th. As they arrived, guests were honored with a souvenir glass of champagne, served by Liberty Staff Members.
Amid the warmth of a glowing fireplace and a beautifully decorated Christmas Tree in The Overlook Ballroom of the newly built Highland Lodge at Liberty Resorts, the attendees enjoyed a delicious dinner of Top Round Roasted Beef, Herb Crusted Salmon, Browned Baby Red Potatoes, Brandied Carrots, Green Beans with Roasted Red Peppers, Mixed Green Salad, warm Rolls and Butter, and a choice of dessert which included Chocolate Mousse, Apple Pie, and Strawberry Shortcake.
Music appropriate for dinner, and later for dancing, was provided by DJ Donnie Smith Entertainment from Hagerstown. Santa appeared to greet the group, read a season-related poem / story and distributed Door Prizes and Candy Canes. Musselman’s Greenhouse in Cashtown donated the pink poinsettias which were also given as gifts to attendees.
The Silent Auction included items donated by Dorothea Barrick, Marie Schwartz, Ron Harris, Kathy McCabe, Bill & Stephanie DeVoe, Jack Handshaw, Michael McCabe, Jester’s Computers, Another Chance Thrift Shop, Mountain View Realty, and gift certificates from Main Street Cutiery, Liberty Resorts, Carriage House, Ventura’s Restaurant, Hickory Bridge Farm, and Village Table Restaurant.
An opportunity to pay membership dues was available to guests as they entered the ballroom to help rejuvenate CVCA instead of it being disbanded as was projected. CVCA was founded in 1973 to organize the required information for the formation of the Borough of Carroll Valley from the defunct Charnita Recreation Resort. Membership dues of $10.00; which is open to anybody who lives or has property in the area; can be mailed to CVCA P O Box 302, Fairfield, PA 17320.
Thanks to all who attended this successful Dinner Dance & Silent Auction; donated time, talent, or some object; became a member of CVCA; had a great evening with friends; and are looking forward to other such social events. Marie & Mary, Co-chairs