Jewels for Children raised $13,525 for the Children’s Hospital Foundation at a charity event at the Country Club of Virginia on Nov. 2.
Participating jewelers—including Cheryl Fornash, Adolf Jewelers, Carreras Jewelers, Charles Schwarzschild Jewelers, Cowardin’s Jewelers, Dransfield Jewelers, Fink’s Jewelers, Jack Kreuter Jewelers, Peter Alexander Jewelers, Schwarzschild Jewelers, Vera’s Fine Jewelers, and Victoria Charles Jewellery—each donated a piece of jewelry valued at $1,500 to a raffle.
“Organizing the Jewels for Children raffle has been a wonderful experience for me,” said Cheryl Fornash said in a statement. “Working with the Children’s Hospital Junior Board has been delightful, and the jewelers have once again been gracious and extremely generous.”
First row: Vicki Robinson (Fink’s Jewelers); Rejena Carreras (Carreras Jewelers); Jane Sternheimer (Charles Schwarzschild Jewelers); Cheryl Fornash (Cheryl Fornash Jewelers); Mary Gill Lawson (Victoria Charles Jewellery); second row: Cameron Cummings (cochair, Children’s Hospital Foundation Ball); Ronnie Adolf (Adolf’s Jewelers); Don Dransfield (Dransfield Jewelers); Todd Minnich (Schwarzschild Jewelers); Vera and Mike Caniglia (Vera’s Fine Jewelers); Martha Bowdin (cochair)