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Harvest of Blessings caps 50th-anniversary festivities of St. Anne Home in Greensburg

Kim Stepinsky | for TRIB TOTAL MEDIA
(from left), George Butler, Board Chair, Saint Anne Home, joins Sr. Bernice Fiedor, Felician Sister, Jeffrey S. Long, President/CEO, St. Anne Home, and Justin Meyer, Director of Development and Public Relations, St. Anne Home, at the 18th annual Harvest of Blessings, held at the Fred Rogers Center at St. Vincent College in Unity Township on Saturday evening, November 15, 2014.

In this season of Thanksgiving, the St. Anne Home in Greensburg holds itsHarvest of Blessings dinner and fundraiser.

This year’s event, the 18th annual held Nov. 15 in the Fred Rogers Center at St. Vincent College, carried a special significance.

“This year is the 50th anniversary of the St. Anne Home, so we’ve been celebrating all year,” said Justin Meyer, director of development and public relations. “This is our big finale.”

Social hour with raffles and auction preview opened the festivities. Silent and live auctions followed the surf-and-turf dinner. One possible trifecta of prize items included a 55-inch television, a “wall of beer” and a large basket of gourmet goodies, the perfect combo should the Steelers prevail into the playoffs.

Providing the welcome were President and CEO Jeffrey Long and board ChairmanGeorge Butler. St. Anne Home Chaplain Dennis Bogusz offered a blessing.

Among 200 notables on the guest list: Suzanne Mahady, Anne Aungier, Jason and Marci Yuhas, Vince andAmy Amendola, Mike and Janet Churilla, Dr. Primo and Henna Bautista, Sister Bernice Fiedor, FatherLen Stoviak, Joe andNadine Dreskler, Msgr. Michael Begolly, Nat and Melanie Pantalone, Miranda Meyer, Greg and Raven Schaetzle, Bob Balawejder, Peter andSara Raimondi, Rick andJoanne Chesnos, Suzan Sowa, Rob and June Czarnecki, Chad and Tracy Fabian and auctioneer Mark Ferry with Jeanine.

— Shirley McMarlin

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