Holiday fashions on runway for Westmoreland Cultural Trust
Soon the holidays will be upon us and, along with finding special gifts for special people, we'll need to find those smashing outfits for all the special events.
Getting a jump on the season, the Westmoreland Cultural Trust presented its Eighth Annual Holiday Fashion Fantasy on Thursday in the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center.
More than 220 guests began the evening in the Laurel-Iris Room for champagne reception and a Rizzo's Malabar Inn buffet dinner featuring seasonal treats including pumpkin hummus.
Then it was on to the auditorium for an all-new runway show with beautiful people modeling beautiful clothing from upscale area retailers. Narrator was Jennifer Miele.
Hosting the festivities was WCT Board Chairman Terry Reese, who made it a family affair by bringing wife Debbie, daughter Heather and daughter-in-law Molly. Molly's daughters Riley and Lucy took to the runway with the other child models.
Putting it all together were event co-chairwomen Jane Church and Susan Dickson-Houser, with Bonnie Miliotis in charge of the bold red, black and white holiday decor and Peg Colosimo in charge of production.
Committee members on-scene included Jan Taylor-Condo, Jill Briercheck, Susan Ciarimboli, JoEllen Numerick, Mary Lou Hacker and Lyn Drylie. Champagne steward was Keith Biskup.
Also seen: Pat Condo, Patti Buhl, Janice Crawford, Michele Bononi, Pam Neiderheiser, Mary Baloh, Rebecca Sexton, Megan Henson, Gary and Linda Hayden, Kathy Hager, Michele Stewardson, Elizabeth McCall, Larissa McGrew, Kelly Ferraro, Peggy Tremba, Becky Brammel, Paula Pedicone, Pauline Douglas, Barbara Rozik, Vonnie Goldsborough and Marty McGuire.
— Shirley McMarlin
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Rossi: The series that will define these Pirates
- Pirates hold on to beat Red Sox, complete 3-game sweep at PNC
- Fire ravages 2 buildings in downtown New Kensington
- Range Resources to pay $4.15M fine, close old gas drilling impoundments
- Steelers’ Timmons looks to reverse defense’s struggles
- Google grants teachers’ school supply wishes
- Sutersville principal’s comments taken out of context, district claims
- Pa. transportation system ranks 41st in nation, study shows
- ‘First-class’ hotel planned in Oakland
- Mon Valley warrant sweep yields 10 arrests
- Hundreds gather to honor ambushed Pa. officer as search for suspect narrows to parents’ home