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  • Gala scheduled at Museum

  • Ticket sales continue this week.
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  • Ticket sales continue this week as space is available for the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art annual Christmas-time Gala. Tickets for the public event may be purchased by visiting www.mgmoa.org/gala, or by calling Tonya at 405-878-5300.
    The Gala will be on Friday, Dec. 6, beginning at 6 p.m. at the museum on the campus of St. Gregory's University, 1900 W. MacArthur. Black tie and glass slippers are optional.
    The event provides dinner and entertainment to raise funds to support the museum's educational projects for the thousands of school children from across Oklahoma who visit the museum each year. Last year more than 13,000 kindergarten through college age students came to the Museum.
    The 2013 Bringing the World to Oklahoma theme features “Once Upon a Time in Russia.”
    Activities for the evening include a silent auction, dinner catered by Chicago Street Catering Co., a live auction, St. Gregory's dance students and teachers in ballet, and Russian Duo Kalinka performing during the Dessert bar.
    Museum staff and volunteers are designing and building décor to transform the museum area into a scene in Russia. They also prepare the Hors d'Oeuvres.
    Gala Committee Chairs 2013 are Kathy Nicklas, Gala Chair, Annette Stuckey, Gala Co-chair, Mary Ellen Martin, Sponsorships, Sue Winterringer, Auction, April Stobbe, Reservations, Annette Stuckey, Decorations, Helen Craig, Publicity, Claludia Duncan, Food, Mike Agan, Set-Up, Lynn Pollei, Clean-up.
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