Lou Rugani croons at the KAA event last night
The Pat Crawford Big Band and Lou Rugani provided the entertainment last night at the Southport Beach House for the Kenosha Art Association (KAA) holiday art auction and dance. About 100 people were in attendance who enjoyed the refreshments, the music, and who bid on the silent auction items that were donated by members and friends of the KAA. There was also a 50/50 raffle. Sincere thanks from the KAA was expressed to all who gave donations to this year’s auction.
Thanks to chairperson Pat Koesser, co-chairpersons Francisco Loyola and Dorothy Thompson, and the dedicted Art Auction Committee, the Pat Crawford Big Band for the great music, Lou Rugani for his crooning, the emcee, Michael Kruger, the kitchen volunteers, and all those who donated food. It takes a lot of people behind the scenes to make the auction a success. And, thanks to all who attended.
Proceeds from last night’s auction will be used for community enrichment of the arts, the KAAleidoscope Art Gallery, 5615 – 7th Avenue, in downtown Kenosha, and to offset the cost of adult education classes which allows the KAA to continue to keep class fees competitive.