Sirens of the Sea Drawdown Sept. 20 at Event Center
By Gilda Green
Whether you call it the Fall Ball or the Drawdown, Siren of the Sea Mardi Gras krewe members are presenting a football themed evening of fun beginning at 6 p.m. on Sept. 20 at the Event Center at the Wharf.
Come dressed in your favorite team’s attire. Your $50 ticket entitles you to all of the tailgating fun you can handle, a delicious dinner catered by McClure’s New York Bagel and Sandwich Shoppe, rocking tunes by Jesse Duncan Music, and a fabulous silent auction.
There are $2 raffle tickets available from Siren members, which will put your name in the hat to win one of the following items: Expedia Cruise Travel Gift Certificate ($500); or a one-night stay at Perdido Beach Resort, including dinner for two at Voyagers; or a sightseeing cruise from Gulf Adventures Charters. Other items to be won include a 10-person fishing trip; an NCIS autographed television script and photos; autographed picture of Tim Tebow praying; dine around town gift card package. Orange Beach and Gulf Shores Police Departments both offer a special ride along experience; Gulf Shores Fire Department allows you to ride on the firetruck for the Christmas parade. Also an exciting zip line trip for two; gift basket from Dr. Fred Fedok, Plastic Surgery and Laser Center; and gifts from Diamond Jewelers; Frank & Company Fine Jewelers; Manning Jewelers; as well as many other must have items.
The Sirens will introduce a new style of raffle as well. Look for the specially dressed ladies that will be touting these new raffle opportunities. Cash and checks will be accepted for raffle items, and an ATM machine will be on site. No credit cards are allowed.
Admission tickets are now available at J & M Tackle, Orange Beach; Diamond Jewelers, Gulf Shores; and McClure’s New York Bagel and Sandwich Shoppe, Orange Beach.
For additional ticket information, or for group tickets, please contact Linda Picatte (251) 402-2218 or Judy Hamby (270) 887-9691.
Proceeds from this year’s event will support President/Queen Susan Giannini’s and Emblem Connie Conlon’s selected charities of: Expect Excellence, a City of Orange Beach After School Program; the Orange Beach Police Department K-9 Unit, for dog body armor; and Daybreak Respite Senior Care in Gulf Shores; donations to the Gail Pond Memorial Scholarship for a local high school senior; and Mardi Gras activities.
These charities will continue to be supported by all Siren members throughout the year, with upcoming charitable events. Please join us in celebrating football season, as well as supporting our local charities.
Pictured: President/Queen Susan Giannini, Members Mary Leonard and Gilda Green, Historian Statia Moody, and Second Vice-President Debra Windham, purchasing the final decorations for the Sept. 20 Drawdown.