Patron’s Gala to include raffle and silent auction

This painting by Johnny Hayes will be raffled in conjunction with the Patron’s Gala. From left are RAL Center members Laura Dent and Barbara Touchette.

The signature fundraising event for the RAL Art Center, the Patron’s Gala, will take place June 24. The reception will begin at 4 p.m. at the RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock.

Generous members and friends have donated quality pieces of art and craft for this event, valued at more than $100, the price of a ticket, explained secretary Barbara Kershner. As tickets are drawn during the Gala, each ticket holder gets their choice from the gallery of donated art. Everyone goes home a winner.

The number of tickets sold will not exceed the number of pieces of art…