DUBOIS – Luigi’s Ristorante hosted a “Dining for a Cause” for the DuBois Area Historical Society on April 14. Luigi’s donated a percentage of the day’s profits and recently presented a check for $312 to the DuBois Area Historical Society. The total earnings for the day swelled to $511 with the sale of $165 in tickets for a basket auction and $34 in sales of historical society books and souvenirs.
Society members manned an information desk and sold tickets for the basket auction from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Volunteering were Ruth Gregori, Carol Laughlin, Carolyn Rhoades, Gene Aravich, Jean Hayes, Jeanne Hayes, Galen and Laura Kilmer, Beecher Klingensmith, Tom and Bridget Rubritz, Jerry Watson and Tom and Ginny Schott. Two DuBois Area High School students, Veronica Alicea and Gerry Titarenko also volunteered to help.
Sixteen donated items were available for the basket auction. Included were: Peaceable Kingdom basket donated by Gene Fyda, Notecards and Necklace donated by Marianne Fyda, Steeler basket No. 1 donated by Beecher Klingensmith, Steeler basket No. 2 donated by Ruth and Louie Gregori, Steeler Basket No. 3 donated by Beecher Klingensmith and Ruth Gregori, Car Care bucket donated by Carol Laughlin, Firstaid Kit/Camp Chair donated by Denny Laughlin, Candle basket donated by Linda Riccadonna, coffee maker donated by a friend, insulated picnic basket donated by friends, cutting boards donated by George and Mary Reilly, four Valley Rainbow Gift Certificates donated by Mary Anne Swisher and a Titanic Anniversary Necklace donated by Ken Williams.