The Pinwheel Masquerade Ball and Auction

By Roberta Humphries, Executive Director

Tickets are on sale now for the Fourth Annual Child Advocacy Center’s Pinwheel Masquerade Ball and Auction to Unmask Child Abuse. The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 14, from 7 – 11 p.m. at The Metropolitan Room in downtown Fayetteville. Don a mask and enjoy a gala evening of delightful dancing and fabulous food and drinks from our culinary sponsors.  Entertainment will include a DJ, dance demonstrations, photo booth fun, live and silent auctions for amazing prize packages, and mask contests.  Early bird pricing until September 30 is $75 per person or $140 per couple.  A limited number of premiere reserved tables for 8 with added amenities are available for $1000. Standard pricing after September 30 is $100 per person or $175 per couple, and reserved tables of 8 are $1200.  Tickets and tables can be purchased in person at the Child Advocacy Center, or order online at;

This year’s event is co-chaired by Ann Shaw and Vanessa Deering.  Committee members include Patsy Brown, Clare Tran Burnett, Filiz Campbell, Katie Crenshaw, Jackie Davis, Marissa Freshley, Patricia George, Hayat Hakim, Bradley Laub, Megan Long, Kathy Maynor, Trish Neely, Sue Perkins, Mark Pezzella, Mandy Pittman, Mickey Plummer, Jennifer Serda and Jenn Taft., This energetic and dedicated committee has been working diligently to ensure that this is a not-to-be-missed event.

Auction items include:  A Trip for Two to the 51st or 52nd Annual Country Music Awards; One Week at Mermaid Manor in North Myrtle Beach; Six days and Six Nights at a Private Villa for up to 8 in Belize; 4 UNC Football Game Tickets to UNC vs. University of Miami on October 28 with a parking pass at the Ram’s Head deck (lower section, row V seats 22-25 at the 35 yard line); Trip for Two to the 2018 NCAA Final Four Basketball Tournament; Beach House on Kure Beach that sleeps 16 and many more exciting live and silent auction packages.

We are very appreciative of our sponsors.  Their support enables us to provide hope, help and healing to victims of child abuse.  Sponsors: 5-Star Entertainment; Healy Wholesale; The Fayetteville Observer; FilizCrystalClean; Saam’s Party Tents, Inc.; The Wright Cobb Tilghman Group of Merrill Lynch; Bradley Laub; McFadyen & Sumner CPAs PA; Blanton’s Heating, Air & Electrical; Ambassador Animal Hospital; Valley Regional Imaging; Gift of Dance & Photography; Robin Weaver Hurmence, Attorney at Law; Olive Garden Restaurant; Devan & Null, PLLC; Transocean Equipment Management, LLC  Auction Paddle Sponsor – ECS Southeast, LLP  Signature Drink Sponsor – Latitude 35  Culinary Sponsors:  Evans Catering, Inc.; Sweet Surprise Candy Buffet; R Burger; Chris’s Steak House; Dorothy’s Catering 2; The Wine Café & The Coffee Cup; Elite Catering; PDQ; Agape Bakery and Sherefe.  Thank you also to our Corporate and Individual Benefactors who are listed inside and whose support of this event is so valued.

Mark your calendar, get your mask,
purchase your tickets
get ready for a night you won’t forget!


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