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Windermere to hold Masquerade Charity Ball


Popular fall masquerade ball and fundraiser returns

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Windermere charity ball is scheduled for Oct. 5Local, popular Scappoose cover band Hit Machine promises to light up the Windermere Foundation Masquerade Charity Ball Oct. 5. The event will run from 5-11 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds pavilion. Hit Machine will perform from 9-11 p.m..

Aside from live music, attendees will be able to participate in auctions and a costume contest.

“Several restaurants are providing food for the event,” said George Hafeman, the principal realtor of Windermere St. Helens and Scappoose branches. Hafeman added that Starbucks, Pizza Vendor, Flutano’s, Ixtapa and Dockside Steak and Pasta, as well as others, will provide food at the masquerade charity ball.

All of the money raised at the ball will go to support Windermere Foundation organizations in Columbia County, such as Columbia Pacific Food Bank, Sacagawea Health Center, Columbia County Women’s Resource Center and Amani Center.

Auctions will be held from 5-8 p.m., Hors d’ouvres will be served from 6-8 p.m., and a costume contest will be held at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at Windermere offices in Scappoose at 51913 S. Columbia River Highway, St. Helens at 519 S. Columbia River Highway, and Clatskanie at 155 W. Columbia River Highway. Advanced tickets cost $15 each or $25 for two, and reserved tables for eight cost $125.