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Weathervane gala raises funds for theater

12/5/2013 - West Side Leader
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By Kathleen Collins

Photos courtesy of Weathervane Playhouse
MERRIMAN VALLEY — More that 160 people attended Weathervane Playhouse’s gala Sept. 28.

According to Executive Director John Hedges, the event raised more than $50,000 for the theater’s general operating fund and arts education programming.

Thomas Trotter, an attorney at Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, was the evening’s honorary chair.

Shown at right, from left, is Hedges, with Trotter.

The gala included a live and silent auction, entertainment by Broadway star and Tony Award-winner Michael Rupert and food by Mark DiFeo Catering. Summit County Councilman Frank Comunale (D-District 4) was the event chair.

Shown above, from left, at the event are John Grafton, Richard Worswick and Cheryl Hedges.

— By Kathleen Collins

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