Fun, glitz at LBJ museum fundraiser
Fabulous food, glitzy costumes and great silent auction items highlighted the LBJ Museum of San Marcos’ fourth annual ‘60s Night fundraiser.
The food — contributed by Café on the Square, Cool Mint Café, H-E-B, museum board members and Saints and Sinners — reflected both specialties made popular in the 1960s and samples of the best tastes’ of food available in San Marcos.
“We could not have had better support from our local businesses,” said Ed Mihalkanin, president of the museum’s board of directors. “We asked and they delivered.”
Costume contest winners received certificates in men’s and women’s divisions.
Taking first place in the men’s division was Anthony Romano, all spiffed up for “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” followed by Ralph Garcia “a Clark Kent/Superman wannabe” in second. Scott Mitchell “a hippy for sure,” took third and Gabriel Gomez, dressed in fatigues received honorable mention.
Elsie Romano continued her husband’s “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” look to win first place in the women’s division, while second place went to Laurel Crittenden, who was dressed for a night out. Diana Baker took third place third place, sporting a bright day-time top with a festive headband.
Silent auction items included a wine tour for four contributed by board member Linda Rodriguez, antique paintings donated anonymously and numerous fine dining gift certificates provided by local businesses.
The Chick-Fil-A cow helped Ed Mihalkanin hand out prizes to the dozen of winners of the trivia contests.