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Gray Stone hosts big event in new building

MISENHEIMER ó Gray Stone Day Schoolís parent organization, The Lance, is getting ready to have its third fundraising/fine dining and auction event ó but the first in the schoolís brand new building.
ěWe are so excited to be able to have this great event in our very own building,î said Susan Grathwohl, chairman of the auction.
ěA Knight’s New Dawnî will be held 6 p.m. Saturday in the new Great Hall. The school is located on the campus of Pfeiffer University behind the Merner gym. It will be a night of fine dining, catered by The Bistro in Concord, and bidding on more 115 items donated by local businesses and supporters.
Knights of the Round Table sponsors include Ro-medical Orthopedics of Salisbury, Bank of Stanly and Remax/Town & Country Realty of Albemarle.
Items up for bid include a Carnival Cruise; NASCAR race tickets and signed memorabilia; an afternoon at Childress Vineyards with lunch for two plus a behind-the-scenes tour of RCR racing with No. 29 Budweiser crew chief, Gil Martin; Kayaking in the Uwharries; vacation getaways to Mt. Mitchell, the Country Club of North Carolina and Sunset Beach; a sterling silver and mother-of- pearl cross necklace donated by Silver Showcase in Landis; a Cinda B Weekender bag with complimentary monogram from Caniche; dinner for two each month for a year from Mr. Gattiís; tickets to the Wells Fargo PGA Championship in Charlotte; dinner for two at Panda Chinese in Rockwell; beautiful bronze wildlife sculptures by local artists Roger Martin (who has a sculpture in the Salisbury art show April 1) and Joe Ferebee; Timberlake paintings and other artwork; and even a puppy.
This is the Lanceís major fundraiser and only happens every other year. All proceeds go to support the academic, athletic and social needs of Gray Stone Day School, a public charter school founded in 2002 for grades 9-12.
ěWe extend an invitation to all the community to be part of this great night for a great cause ó the education of our children,î says Grathwohl.
To make reservations for the dinner and see the complete list of auction items, go to http://bit.ly/gsdsauction.

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