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February 14, 2014

Roman Holiday celebrated

NORMAN — For the past 18 years, the Norman community has come to celebrate Roman Holiday to benefit the children of All Saints Catholic School.

Mardi Gras will be the theme of this year’s event, which will be March 1 at the National Center for Employee Development Conference Center ballroom, 2701 E. Imhoff Road. Proceeds will go toward library improvements, technology upgrades and classroom materials for the school.

The evening will include a buffet dinner of shrimp etouffee’, maple smoked chicken and a carving station, cash bar, wine toss, silent and live auctions and a French Market boutique, with the evening concluding with dancing to live music by The Mystery Dates.

Some of the auction items include hot air balloon rides, a Sam Bradford autographed St. Louis Rams football jersey, a golf package to Karsten Creek, a concert package to see Cher, concert tickets to R.E.O. Speedwagon, a wild boar hunt in south Texas, seven nights at Lake Tahoe, a Kansas City girls weekend, items from Brockhaus, Mitchell’s and Naifeh’s jewelers and a painting by local artist Tim Kinney.

For more information, email Melany Pattison, Roman Holiday chairman. at mpattison@ascsn.org,

Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased online at allsaintsnorman.org/Roman, or at the school at 4001 36th Ave., NW. In addition, tickets can be purchased at the school’s open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The open house was originally scheduled for Feb. 2 but had to be rescheduled due to icy weather.

School administrators and teachers will be on hand to answer questions about the school, curriculum and philosophy. Tours also will be available.

Currently, admission applications are being accepted for the 2014-2015 school year. Applications can be found online at allsaintsnorman.org.

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