Community supports 501(c)3 organizations

Nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations have mission objectives that ultimately benefit the community. Clague Playhouse and Westlake-Westshore Arts Council are two such organizations, whose mission goals enhance and broaden cultural life through the arts. To facilitate the programs that they provide, they rely on community support. 

A Cabaret Night, their recent “sold-out” benefit held at Wagner’s Country Inn, received wonderful support. Products and services for the various benefit auctions came from restaurants, spas, the Indians, the Cavs, Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Museum of Art, florists, chocolate shops and other local donors. Twenty-six visual artists contributed works of art. A complete list of donors can be found at and

The talents of the Cabaret performers were enjoyed throughout the dining area at Wagner’s with the donation of audio equipment by Georgene Granfors of Georgie Girl Entertainment.

The collaborated event was planned by a committee composed of Chairperson Tony Granfors; Patt Long and Liz Hoffman of W-WAC; and Clague Playhouse members Lillian Boehmer, Richie Lynch and Marie Smith. They were joined in their efforts by board members from both organizations. 

The benefits from A Cabaret Night will be used by Westlake-Westshore Arts Council and Clague Playhouse for the advancement of cultural arts awareness in the Westlake and Westshore communities, a shared mission goal.

Westlake-Westshore Arts Council and Clague Playhouse are appreciative of all of the efforts expended by supporters, donors, volunteers, and also of the promotion and coverage of A Cabaret Night that has been so willingly provided by the Observer. 


Marge Widmar, President, Westlake-Westshore Arts Council
Lillian Boehmer, President, Clague Playhouse

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Volume 4, Issue 6, Posted 11:50 AM, 03.20.2012