Mt. Pleasant library Friends plan 'Italian Night' at Nino's
By Cami Dibattista
Published: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
The Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library will hold an Italian Night dinner on Nov. 10 at Nino's Restaurant in Laurelville to benefit the facility at 120 S. Church St. in the borough.
“This was a very successful fundraiser for us last year,” said Mary Jo Baker, a member of the “Friends” group.
“The community responded in a positive way, and we were able to help our library,” she said.
Tickets for the event are $25 per person, and admission includes a buffet dinner, glass of wine or Italian drink and the opportunity to participate in a Chinese auction and 50/50 drawing.
Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m.
The menu will include: chicken parmigiana, penne pasta and meatballs, tortellini alfredo, Italian green beans, salad, Italian bread and Italian cookies.
Tickets can by purchased from Theresa Benedict at 724-547-8076.
“We're so thankful to the Barsotti family, the owners of Nino's, for helping us with this event; it's one of biggest fundraisers,” Benedict said.
“The library has been part of our town for many, many years. With state funding being cut, it's important for us to supplement monies from our fundraisers so that they can continue with their wonderful programs,” she said.
A variety of gift baskets being raffled will include themes such as wine, tea, Italian, hunting, self-pampering products, children's books and vintage books.
Tickets can also be purchased to win a fall-themed basket, author book sets and a Kindle.
“The Friends are so enthusiastic,” said Mary Lou Shick, the library's director. “The evening is sure to be a lot of fun. Great food, great company; I think it's a wonderful idea.”
Money raised from the event will help the library continue its community programs and assist with the purchase books and supplies, Baker said.
Cami DiBattista is a contributing writer for Trib Total Media.
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