Italian Dinner

Catawba Science Center would like to thank the Catawba Science Center Guild, all the many Nova Sponsors, and everyone who attended for making this past years’ Italian Dinner the most successful yet!


Nova Sponsors:

Cocktail Nova:
PNC Bank


Platinum Nova:
Gold Nova:
Andy Brinkley Studio
Axjo America, Inc
Brown & Neuwirth, Oral & Cosmetic Surgery Center
Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge
Corning Optical Communications
David E. Looper & Company
Frye Regional Medical Center
HSM Solutions
Heather & Pat Joyner
OrthoCarolina Hickory
Patrick, Harper, & Dixon, LLP
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Hickory
Piedmont Pathology Associates
Piedmont Plastic Surgery & Dermatology
Porsche of Hickory
Shurtape Technologies, LLC
SunTrust Wealth Management
US Conec. Ltd
von Drehle Corporation
Rob & Townes Wessels


Silver Novas:
Joshua M. Millsaps, DDS
McDonald’s – Link Management
Carolina Surgery and Cancer Center
Bronze Novas:
Ella Blu
CBSA Architects
Mr. and Mrs. George A. Moretz
Dr. and Mrs. Sanjay Patel
Dr. and Mrs. Merritt Seshul
Shaffer Travel Enterprises, LLC



Below are just a few of the items that were available for auction at this past year’s Italian Dinner.

McGuire Butterfly Chair – designed by Edward Tuttle. Dimensions (U.S.) Width: 32.5″ Depth: 21″ Height: 35″ Seat Depth: 14″ Seat Height: 18″

5×8 Rug – 100% wool from India

Red Leather Chair – h: 34.5″ x w: 32.5″ x d:34.5″ seat height: 19″ x w: 20″ x d:22″

Highland House Table – Sable Finish, antique silver hardware. w: 28″ x d: 18″ x h: 27 3/4″

Louis End Table – Wrenn Finish w:24 x d:18 x h: 30.5

Big Sky by Moonlight painting by Ernie Sills

Maple Bowl measuring 9 3/4″ dia x 3 1/2″ tall Hand turned and decorated by Ric Erkes. Made from wormy maple.

One pair of Seine Table Lamps by Robert Abbey – Deep Patina Bronze

One pair of Seine Table Lamps by Robert Abbey – Aged Brass

Seine Floor Lamp by Robert Abbey – Aged Brass

Ellis Ottoman – Southwest Denim Fabric. Nickel hail trim. w:20″ x d:20″ x h:20.5″





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