Terry Hickey Banks

At a reception in her honor, Terry Hickey Banks thanks the crowd for attending and supporting local public schools.

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria’s fifth annual An Evening in Bloom fundraiser will honor Terry Hickey Banks, a dedicated Girls Inc. advocate and active community member who has worked tirelessly for Carpinteria’s youth. The gala will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at the Girls Inc. campus, 5315 Foothill Road. Highlights of the evening are the cocktail and hors d’oeuvres hour, red carpet photo reception, plated dinner, hosted bar, live and silent auctions, entertainment and dancing.

Banks’ many years of service to Carpinteria youths will be recognized. “For many years, Terry has enthusiastically supported our efforts to provide local girls with programs and experiences that are both meaningful and life-changing,” said Victoria Juarez, executive director of Girls Inc. “She is invaluable to Girls Inc. and our community and truly embodies our strong, smart and bold motto. We are proud to pay tribute to her outstanding leadership, commitment, and dedication to the betterment of our community.”

Tickets for An Evening in Bloom are $125 and all proceeds support Girls Inc. of Carpinteria. For more information, call 684-6364 or visit girlsinc-carp.org.

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