Share gala draws record crowd



Esther Short — Share, the local provider of services to the hungry and homeless, drew a record 384 guests and raised $150,536 at its eighth annual gala Feb. 19 at the downtown Hilton Vancouver Washington.

“We were delighted by the community’s response to our annual gala,” said Diane McWithey, executive director of Share. The event featured dinner, casino-style gaming and auctions.

Among the prizes was a Murder Mystery Dinner catered by Share staff members Diane McWithey, Sue Warren and Susan Oberst.