LEWISTON — The Franco-American Heritage Center has the support of the newly-formed Fundraising Committee, organized for the annual gala, under the leadership of Chip Morrison, president of the Lewiston/Auburn Chamber of Commerce, with co-chairpersons, Paul Dionne and Doris Bonneau.

The gala and benefit concert with the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24, is a significant cultural program on the center’s fundraising calendar. The volunteers participating on this committee include Austin Lambert, Elaine Roop, Ray Lagueux, Rachel Merrill, Angela Murphy, Connie Cote, Aliette Couturier, Louise Marcotte, Diane Monaghan, Donna Steckino, Jan Barrett, Larry Gilbert, Mark Carrier, Mary LaFontaine, Richard Martin, Rita Dube, Ron Bissonnette and Sandra Urquhart.

The event includes a gourmet food and wine reception prior to the concert and a champagne reception after the concert. Tickets are $50 each person. For more information on the event, visit www.francoamericanheritage.org. or call the box office at 689-2000.

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