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PRE-REGISTRATION & ADVANCE PAYMENT REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.You will then make your payment for this event at the venue, NOT in advance to the MOC.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Samaritan Women Annual Gala

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: The Samaritan Women, 602 S. Chapel Gate Lane, Baltimore, MD 21229
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Oct 1 2011  6:00 pm
Registration Opens: Wed, Sep 14 2011 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Sep 28 2011 12:59 pm
Event Duration:About 4.5 hrs.
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Organizer(s):
Christian Metzger
Amy Pickwick
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Member Cost:$75.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages
Maximum Group Size:100
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 2 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Tickets for The Samaritan Women "Opening Doors" Gala are currently available, but the opportunity will close on September 26. After Monday, there will only be a small number of tickets available at the door. Please purchase your tickets today:
  • Celebrate the ribbon-cutting of this innovative program that has been four years in the making, by thousands of community volunteers
  • Tour the Residence that will serve homeless female veterans and women rescued from exploitation and human trafficking
  • Learn about our vocational training program in horticulture and culinary arts
  • Savor culinary creations from Baltimore's most progressive "Buy Local" chefs
  • Enjoy lively musical entertainment from the U.S. Army Field Band
  • Have fun bidding on items in the TSW silent and live auctions. Sample auction items that will be available include:
    • Disney theme park family of four pack
    • Annapolis on the Water sunset cruise and dinner at the Annapolis Yacht Club
    • A round of golf at the Trump National Golf course
    • Custom wall mural by noted Decorative Artist
    • "East Meets West" dinner for ten by two of Baltimore's top chefs
    • "America's Most Wanted" basket, including autographed gear by John Walsh
    • CSA Farm Share, feed a family of four with a basket of farm-fresh produce every week for the 2012 growing season
    • Yoga-theme basket and yoga classes
    • Theatre/events tickets to exciting shows at CenterStage, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Studio Theatre
    • Garden tours at Winterthur, Ladew, Mount Vernon
    • Under Armor basket of gear and gift certificate
    • Bamboo tea tray with Fair Trade teas and service set
    • Fair trade skin care basket from Alaffia
    • Ethically sourced chocolate from Divine Chocolate

For more information about the event, to preview auction items, and to reserve your tickets:

Learn more about The Samaritan Women at:

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Required Items to Bring:
- Your pre-purchased ticket
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Click here for driving directions and a map.

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in MOC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$75.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$75.00/Person
Cost Includes:Tickets are $75/person and can be purchased on the TSW website or checks can be mailed to: The Samaritan Women 602 S. Chapel Gate Lane, Baltimore, MD 21229 Attn: GALA. There will be only a few tickets available the day of the event. Please reserve your seat early.
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the MOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!