Spotlight Ms. Wick on 42nd Street

Nonprofit: Des Moines Community Playhouse

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015

Venue: Des Moines Community Playhouse

Main Attraction: An entertaining evening honoring Wicker Van Orsdel complete with a cabaret show by Ms. Wick and friends

Food: Mary Miller Smith Park & Eat Catering

Unique Touch: Nine non-profit organizations participated in honoring the impact Wicker Van Orsdel has had on the community (Des Moines Community Playhouse, Des Moines Metro Opera, Junior League of Des Moines, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Orchard Place, Salisbury House & Gardens, Variety ® the Children’s Charity, Winefest and Young Women’s Resource Center)

Bottom Line: Nearly $50,000 was raised to support the programming at the Playhouse

Music: Wicker along with her family and other community members, entertained the audience with a variety of show tunes and cabaret favorites

Photography: Brent Isenberger

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