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Sixth annual garden party benefits Shrewsbury schools

(l to r) Michelle Papper, Christy Gingras and Marci Rubin check cellphone photos.

(l to r) Michelle Papper, Christy Gingras and Marci Rubin check cellphone photos.

Shrewsbury – About 400 guests mingled for a good cause at the sixth annual Celebration in the Garden held June 15 at the historic Fallon House, home of Heather Logrippo.The Shrewsbury-based band “Tension” returned to donate their time and talent as the musical entertainment.

Among the prizes of the live auction emceed by Selectman Jim Kane was two hours of work to be done by the husbands of the Garden Party Host Committee, which went to Alexi Bobolia for his highest bid of $1,200. All proceeds go to the Shrewsbury Public Schools.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tanya and Ken Mongeon view silent auction items.

Tanya and Ken Mongeon view silent auction items.

Mark and Anne Miller get their photo taken by a friend.

Mark and Anne Miller get their photo taken by a friend.

“Tension” band members (l to r) John O’Brien, Joe “Sammy” Cantin and Joe Arcabascio sing an oldies classic. Other members are Steve Grip and Tim Proch.

“Tension” band members (l to r) John O’Brien, Joe “Sammy” Cantin and Joe Arcabascio sing an oldies classic. Other members are Steve Grip and Tim Proch.

Laura and Edward Sudnick place a bid at the silent auction.

Laura and Edward Sudnick place a bid at the silent auction.

Selectman Jim Kane serves as the auctioneer.

Selectman Jim Kane serves as the auctioneer.

Hannah Kane (front) speaks on behalf of the Garden Party Host Committee.

Hannah Kane (front) speaks on behalf of the Garden Party Host Committee.

Selectman Jim Kane (front) introduces the husbands of the Garden Party Host Committee, whose two hours of work was a prize of the live auction.

Selectman Jim Kane (front) introduces the husbands of the Garden Party Host Committee, whose two hours of work was a prize of the live auction.

Alexi Bobolia is announced the highest bidder at $1,200 for two hours of work by the husbands of the Garden Party Host Committee.

Alexi Bobolia is announced the highest bidder at $1,200 for two hours of work by the husbands of the Garden Party Host Committee.

Liz St. Pierre makes her way toward the stage to claim the custom-designed diamond pendant that she won. Valued at $2,100, the pendant was donated by Simon Jewelers.

Liz St. Pierre makes her way toward the stage to claim the custom-designed diamond pendant that she won. Valued at $2,100, the pendant was donated by Simon Jewelers.

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