Friday, November 18, 2011

Finlandia Young Women's Caucus to host dance, silent auction Nov. 19

HANCOCK -- The Finlandia University Young Women’s Caucus (YWC) will host live music, a concert / dance, and a silent auction from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock.

Music will feature the local groups Pioneer Parade, the Back Room Boys, and Rhythm 203.

Silent auction artwork items are by YWC members and local and visiting artists, including Joyce Koskenmaki, Maggie Parr, Margaret Parker, Yueh-mei Cheng, Cynthia Coté, and Joe Kirkish.

To view or bid on "Art on Parade" silent auction items in advance, visit and search for "Art on Parade."

Admission is $5 per person at the door. The event is open to the public.

The YWC is raising funds to attend the Women’s Caucus for the Arts (WCA) national conference, Feb. 23-27, 2012, in Los Angeles.

To obtain more information, to donate to YWC, or to donate an auction item, contact the YWC at or call Yueh-mei Cheng, professor of studio arts, at 906-487-7375.

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