Fundraisers to aid renovation of hospital

| 28 Sep 2011 | 03:02

‘Winding Through Warwick’ tour scheduled WARWICK — One of the most popular events of the upcoming holiday season has been expanded. This year’s annual “Winding Through Warwick” Holiday House Tour will also include a “Twilight Dinner Tour” on Friday, Dec. 2, as well as the traditional all day tour on Saturday, Dec. 3. The house tour will feature some of Warwick’s most charming and unique homes, ranging from the historic and traditional to contemporary. The owners will be decorating each of their homes for the season. The “Twilight Dinner Tour” will run from 5 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, and the homes will then be open for viewing until 8 p.m. At that time, guests are invited to attend a cocktail reception and buffet style dinner at the Warwick Valley Country Club. The “Winding Through Warwick” Holiday House Tour on Saturday, Dec. 3, has been scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Early birds can enjoy a continental breakfast served until 11 a.m. St. Anthony Community Hospital also will host “Festival of Trees,” beginning Monday, Nov. 28. Decorated and donated by local businesses and organizations, as well as individuals, trees will be displayed daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Schervier Pavilion until Saturday, Dec. 3. The public is invited to stop by and vote for their favorite tree. Award categories are: best in show, most original, most traditional, and best representation of a business. Proceeds from both events will be used for the renovation of St. Anthony Community Hospital. Last year’s proceeds from this event were $20,000. Tickets for the “Twilight Dinner Tour” have been sold out. To purchase tickets for the day tour, or for more information, call 987-5676. “We wish to thank all the members of this year’s Holiday House Tour and Festival of Trees planning committees for their dedication and hard work,” said Leah Cerkvenik, executive vice president and administrator of St. Anthony Community Hospital.