Kismet Pasta Dinner: the best ever!
Text & photos by Bradlee
certainly were more people and they all seem to be having such a wonderful
time. Joan pointed out that the KFD Auxiliary had moved the date from October
to late September. The weather was gorgeous. Perhaps, also, it was a feeling
that after all we had been through this past year; it was something of a
miracle that we could be gathered again, with a good part of our community
rebuilt. Whatever, it was great. The net take was more than doubled from last
year. On behalf of all, Patti R. expressed her gratitude for the community
opened at 6: By 7, the meeting hall was crowded with people meeting and
greeting and standing in line.
Dave and Tess
Pete & Caryn Burke
was cooked by Lou, Gary & Dawn and visiting Warren Lem. It was served by
Dawn, Bonnie and Cindy. Sharon and Joann sold drink tickets and Rusty was one
of the bartenders.
Lou and Cindy
Warren & Bonnie M.
in the Kitchen
Dawn serving up pasta
Sharon and Joann
Rusty at the bar, also
Gary & Dawn finally
get to eat
The KFD equipment
Dawn & Lee Lem
Deb, Sid & Laurie
Helen Q & Bill
Some folks couldn’t
resist checking their phones
Myrna, Kathy, Maureen
& Laurie too
lots of schmoozing before, during and after dinner.
Don Q. & Pete
Joe B. and Lou
Kathy Decker & Phil
Lee & Roz
Lou, Joe, John and Carl
Madonna & Sam Jr.
Margaret S. & Joann
Marsha, Rusty, Patty
Skee and Linda
Steve and Myrna
The 50-50 raffle was a
big hit pulling in $1500. In Kismet tradition, an innocent child – Tess Lambe
– was chosen to draw the winning ticket. Carl claimed the prize -- representing
Al Cella. Who’s Al Cella? Oh, that Al Cella from Fair Harbor.
sold tickets, helped by Vic & Rose
Tess picks a winner
And the winner is…
Carl!, uh, not
As if this was not
enough, there was a huge birthday cake for Stephen, Janet and Tom.
clean up crew moved in with some unannounced volunteers – Anna Manzo folded
chairs, Bill washed pots & pans and Lee cleaned the kitchen the next day
Anna Manzo folding
What a great night!