Group hosts Christmas cocktails for a cause
Published 6:16 pm Wednesday, December 11, 2013
A group of Troy ladies is hosting a Christmas cocktail party and everyone is invited.
The “Miracles and Mistletoe” Christmas cocktail party will be from 7 until 11 p.m., Dec. 20 at The Emporium in downtown Troy.
Tickets for the gala event are $25 for singles and $40 for couples and may be purchased by calling 566-2140 or 372-4576 or by contacting the hostesses, Kelly Sanders, Daphne Coppage, Leigh Anne Windham, Millie Johnson, Nancy Harrell, Tammy Calhoun, Janet Rawls and Kay Franklin.
The party is to benefit the 2014 Pike County Relay for Life campaign, so a good time is guaranteed for a good cause.
“A group of us got together and decided that we wanted to do something special this Christmas – something for others,” Kelly Sanders said. “And, we couldn’t think of anything that would be more worthwhile than to support our Relay for Life campaign.”
The idea of a Christmas cocktail party was tossed around and the idea caught the interest of the ladies.
Sanders has recently renovated the historic Emporium, which traditionally has been a choice place for entertainment and arts events.
“We liked the idea of ‘Miracles and Mistletoe’ and everyone was excited to have the Christmas cocktail party at The Emporium, which is a classy place,” Sanders said. “And,
‘Miracles and Mistletoe’ will be a classy cocktail party for a very worthy cause.”
The Christmas cocktail party will feature heavy hors d’ oeuvres, beverages and live music by Dr. John Jinright at the piano.
“Miracles and Mistletoe” will be a time to celebrate the season in festive fashion and in the company of friends and neighbors, Sanders said.
“The Christmas cocktail party is a way to incorporate the season and a fundraiser for Relay for Life,” Sanders said. “We invite the community to join for this special event and this time for giving.”