Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Food Lovers Can Savor 14 Chefs' Signature Dishes at Fund-Raiser

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Food Lovers Can Savor 14 Chefs' Signature Dishes at Fund-Raiser

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Food lovers will be able to savor samples of signature dishes prepared by chefs from 14 restaurants operating in the Laurel Highlands at a fund-raising event tonight at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort near Farmington.

The resort's Marquis Ballroom will serve as the setting for "A Taste of Laurel Highlands," a casual evening of fabulous food, choice beverages and lively entertainment, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Participating restaurants include Caileigh's, The Lardin House Inn, The Historic Stone House, Fabrizi's Italian Restaurant, Linden Hall, The Barn, Judy Jean's Pastry Shop, Harrigan's at The Holiday Inn Uniontown, Summit Inn Resort, Ruse's Roost, and Nemacolin's four major restaurants - Caddy Shack, Seasons, Lautrec and the Golden Trout.

Dancing will be provided by the big band sound of Sal Ventura. A chefs' auction will give patrons a chance to win dinner for four at home or at a chef's restaurant. Minimum bids start at $100.

Tickets for the event are $50 a person. Reservations can be made by phoning 724-329-8555, ext. 6031. Proceeds benefit the annual scholarship awards of the Laurel Highlands Chapter of the Pennsylvania Restaurant Association.

y Dave Zuchowski At Saturday, September Charleroi's first, to honor a former state governor and distinguished resident, will be dedicated at 1 p.m. Saturday Sept. 4 front of the John K. Tener Library on Fallowfield Avenue.

The ceremony to honor Tener will include performances by the Charleroi Area School Band and the Valley Communitv Band.

The text on the plaque reads: "John K. Tener: Twenty-sixth governor of Pennsylvania, 1911-1915. During his term as governor, set up new controls on public utilities, implemented the department of Labor and Industries, and approved the creation of the Pennsylvania Historical Commission. In 1888 and 1889, toured the world as a pitcher with the Chicago White Stockings. He and his teammates introduced our national pastime to several of the world's countries who never saw the game played before. In 1914, he became the first ex-player to become the President of the National League. He died in Charleroi in 1946. …

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