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Allan and Susan Block entertained the French Ambassador to the United States in their home. Salad plates lined up for finishing touches.

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A delicaite hors d'oeuvre.

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Hors d'oeuvres.

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Executive Chef Todd Vanderpol getting ready for a special dinner presented at Allan and Susan Block's home.

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Louise Kowalski, left, Mr. Vanderpol, center left, Executive Chef Lance Scott, center right, and Judy Lodes, right, team up to prepare the salads.

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Mr. Vanderpol and Mr. Kowalski, preparing salads.

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Mr. Vanderpol, Mr. Vanderpol, and Mr. Kowalski, preparing salads.

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Brian Davis served champagne.

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Students from the University of Findlay's Hospitality Management program provided white glove service and Owens Community College culinary program prepared the meal for Francois Delattre, French Ambassador to the United States, and guests. Kristen Kahrs, University of Findlay, serves hors d'oeuvres.

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Jason Moore and Bryson Faggs get ready to provide white glove service.

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In the kitchen, from left to righ, were: Jeff Davidson, Dawn Cihlar, twins Louisa Kerrigan and Margaret Kerrigan; James Jacobs, and Michelle Brotherwood.

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Guests at the reception.

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Brett Leonard and winning bidder Charlotte Larsen at Steppin Out 2014 to benefit Toledo School for the Arts.

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Event chairmen: Cathy Clark, Kiran Rai, and Colleen McGoldrick

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WSM parents: Erich Weinlander and Duke Wheeler, Jr.

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WSM Children's House parents: Jennifer Hall and Amy Choksey.

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K.C. Vitaniemi, winner of a beautiful diamond necklace generously donated by J. Foster Jewelers.

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Steve Taylor, Msgr. Marv Borger, Frank Brahier, and Julie Taylor.

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Mike and Angie Henry and Laura and Bruce Brancheau, pictured with Msgr. Marv Borger.

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Keith McHugh (WSM Board Member), Ruth Zajac, Georganne Hageman, Ryan McHugh (WSM 2000 Graduate), and Marsha McHugh.

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Mike Anderson with the Diamond Eagle Award and Sr. Mary Ann Culpert, SND NDA President.

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Annette O'Neill, Dr. Brian O'Neill, WSM Board Chair, and Lynn Fisher, WSM Head of School.

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Suzette Kanarowski (steering committee member), Beth Rotman (event chairperson), and Jay Berschback (auctioneer).

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Lisa Mack, Nikki Rybarczyk, and Carol Conlan.

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Grand Lobby of the Valentine Theatre.

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Event chairmen: Cathy Clark, Colleen McGoldrick, and Kiran Rai. PHOTO BY GRAND LUBELL PHOTOGRAPHY

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Toledo Museum of Art Director Brian Kennedy, French Ambassador Francois Delattre, and Congressman Bob Latta at the Toledo Museum of Art Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Toledo.

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Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Delattre, and Mr. Latta.

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Henry and Billie Johnson at the Toledo Museum of Art.

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Mr. Delattre with french foreign exchange students at the Toledo Museum of Art.

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Left to right: Allan Block, Susan Block, and Mr. Delattre, at Mr. Block's home in Toledo.

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Mark Wagoner and Merideth Wagoner at Mr. Block's home.

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Left to right: Congressman Bob Latta talks with Lou Tosi.

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Left to right: Mary Ellen Pisannelli, Richard Hylant, and Clare Hylant.

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Left to right: Ralph Wolfe, Kathy Caperna, and Al Caperna.

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Cameron Griffith and Marcia Latta.

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Left to right: Mr. Latta, World War II Veteran Clyde Shull, and Mr. Delattre at the Mazza Museum at the University of Findlay.

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Clockwise from left: Allan Block, Merideth Wagoner, Mark Wagoner, Mary Ellen Pisannelli, Ralph Wolfe, Marcia Latta, Congressman Bob Latta, Kathy Caperna, Al Caperna, Richard Hylant, French Ambassador Francois Delattre, and Susan Block.

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Left to right: Alyssa Guthrie, Bruce Monroe, and Mary Marazon-Monroe during the Admiral's Ball to benefit the Maritime Academy Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Parkway Place in Toledo.

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Raleigh Taylor, Commodore of the Harbor View Yacht Club, and his wife Kathy Taylor during the Admiral's Ball.

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Left to right: Dane Linkes, Stephanie Linkes, Stephen Toth, and DeAnn Toth during the Admiral's Ball.

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Victor Tufts and Arthur Sulzer.

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Thomas and Cheryl Walter check out the International Wine Basket provided by Bob and Sue Savage.

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