MERRILLVILLE | Gary's Beta Rho chapter of Tri Kappa sorority will return to the flapper era when it hosts its 32nd annual Evening of Elegance Fashion Show, "The Great Gatsby," Oct. 3 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave.
The evening features boutiques opening at 5 p.m. and dinner at 7, followed by a style show featuring Susan Glick and Merchandise Mart Fashion Productions presenting the latest designer fashions.
Tickets are $55 and $65 and can be purchased by calling (219) 746-0963.
Chaired by Sally Kaminski and Phyllis McNeill, the Evening of Elegance continues to be one of Tri Kappa's largest and most successful fundraisers, not to mention an elegant ladies night out.
Proceeds support local charitable organizations and provide annual scholarships.
In the last six years, Beta Rho has contributed more than $100,000 to local organizations, including the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, Sojourner Truth House, South Shore Arts, Calumet Area Hospice, Arc Bridges NWI and the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra. Beta Rho has also awarded $50,000 in scholarships to local college students.
Event sponsorships are available to local businesses and individuals. For sponsorship information or to purchase tickets, call (219) 746-0963 or find Beta Rho at Facebook/TriKappaGaryBetaRho.