Good Morning! This week’s video blog is about the upcoming Annual Yellow Tie Gala, hosted by the Latrobe Art Center on Friday, August 25, from 6pm-9pm. It is part of the Banana Split Festival here in the Latrobe. The schedule for the evening goes as follows. At 6:00pm, the celebration on 819 Ligonier Street begins with walking the yellow carpet. From 7:00pm-9:00pm, Musical Entertainment will be provided by Neon Swing X-Perience. Of course, hot and cold appetizers will be served by Ricolita’s Café. There will also be a dessert station that will feature Banana Splits served behind the original Strickler’s soda bar, which is sponsored by the Latrobe Dairy Queen. In addition, there will be an open bar featuring the new 2017 yellow tie-cocktail in addition to soft drinks, coffee, tea and water. Guests attending are encouraged to wear something yellow, whether it be a sweater or jewelry. Optional Attire for the evening is something semi-formal, sport coat, polo shirt, tie, something like that. Now, speaking of guests attending, let’s discuss reservations. For members, the price is $50 each and for non-members, it’s $60 each. Please, if you want your name in the program, RSVP by August 21 and be sure to include the following information. First, the reservation, then what have you enclosed(a $50 member rate, a $60 member rate or unable to attend), also you’ll want to say enclosed is my money contribution to support the Latrobe Art Center. In addition, please include your email address, and the names of the guests attending. Please, make all checks payable to Latrobe Art Center, earmarked Yellow Tie Gala, 819 Ligonier Street, Latrobe PA, 15650. If you have any questions, as always, please feel free to contact the folks here at 724-537-7011. In addition, the Latrobe Art Center will be open all weekend long for food, shopping, etc. This event is a really fun and exciting community event and it really does help us all to celebrate the birthplace of the banana split! Please, join us for this community involvement and celebration event! Check it out! Hope you enjoy and check back for more videos!