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Friday, October 18, 2013 - Carroll Hospital Center Auxiliary Raises $5,000 during Charity Day at O’Lordans Irish Pub

CONTACT: Simone Lindsay, 410-871-7121
SLindsay@CarrollHospitalCenter.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Westminster, Md. – (October 18, 2013) — More than $5,000 was raised to benefit the William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center during the Carroll Hospital Center Auxiliary’s Charity Day held at O’Lordans Irish Pub on September 12. 

Hundreds of community members attended the event to show their support for the hospital.  For every meal that was purchased, O’Lordans donated 10 percent of the sales to the Auxiliary to benefit the new cancer center. 

Throughout the day, attendees enjoyed delicious food and drinks, participated in a free drawing for a mystery prize and entered a 50/50 cash raffle. During the evening, guest bartenders entertained attendees by competing in a tip contest for the “Best Bartender” title.  Gavin Bullock, owner of Westminster Lawn Service, Inc., won the competition for generating the highest amount of tips which were then donated to the cancer center. 

The Auxiliary has held several Charity Days at local restaurants leading up to the Postcards from Paris Gala taking place on Saturday, November 2 at Martin’s Westminster. In July, $6,700 was raised during the Auxiliary’s Charity Day held at Maggie’s Restaurant in Westminster and in August, $1,000 was raised at Rafael’s on Main Street in Westminster.

 “The outpouring of support from the local restaurants and community members has been terrific,” said Tina Warehime, chair of the Gala Charity Nights Committee and owner of Esquire & the Lady Salon. “We are so grateful for their generosity.”

For more information on the Postcards from Paris Gala or to purchase tickets, please click here.  For more information on the William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center or to make a donation, please call 410-871-6200 or click here.

Carroll Hospital Center is a nonprofit, acute care facility offering the latest in medical technology, experienced medical professionals in a variety of specialties and a continuum of programs and services to meet the needs of the community.

Photo caption: Pictured from left to right are Barbara Gunther, Carroll Hospital Center Auxiliary vice president and Postcards from Paris Gala chair; Gavin Bullock, Best Bartender title winner and owner of Westminster Lawn Service, Inc.; and Tina Warehime, chair of the Gala Charity Nights Committee and owner of Esquire & the Lady Salon.


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