Tuesday, January 23, 2007

"Bells from Everest" Benefit Announcement

From Anne Mahle of J&E Riggin:

Hosted by Carver Hill Gallery & Dinner by Anne Mahle

For those of you that are in the area and are a fan of Annie's cooking, please join us for this facinating slide show, talk, and dinner "Bells from Everest:An effort to Clean Up Mount Everest" at Carver Hill Gallery on Saturday Jan. 27, 6-9 p.m.

This is a benefit to help Jeff Clapp raise awareness of his work and generate funds to help him return to Everest to reclaim oxygen canisters left there by so many expeditions. He also plans to teach the local people how to recreate his stunning bells and ornaments to promote work for them and also aid in cleaning up the enviroment.

Donation includes a gourmet four-course dinner by Author, Captain and Chef, Annie Mahle and a Mount Everest Ornament ($15 Value).

Menu for the Dinner
Soup Pear and Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted Pecans and Devonshire Cream
Salad Mixed Green salad with Grilled Asparagus, Roasted Plum Tomatoes and Gorgonzola Cheese
Main Course Choices Poached Salmon with a Tri-Pepper Dill Salsa Layered Casserole of Organic Local Herbed Potato, Mixed Winter Greens, and Roasted Shitake Mushrooms served in a ramekin Rosemary Rubbed Beef Tenderloin served with an Herbed Herbed Aioli
Desserts Mango Crème Brulee Chocolate to die for dessert

Donation price includes the slide show and talk by Jeff Clapp, an 'Everest Ornament' (value $15) and a four course dinner by Annie Mahle. Choice of three main courses. Wine available upon request.

Advance reservations only. Donation price is $75.00 per person. Please call 207-236-0745 by Thursday, January 25th at 5pm.

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