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Hungarians Frolic for Charity

Plain Dealer, FEB 22 1965

Giving to charity was the prime object of guests at last night's annual Elite Ball of the Hungarian community apparently wasn't a chore.

In return for dollars spent, more than 1,000 persons who attended were entertained with lively music and carried away some 80 different varieties of Hungarian pastry. Proceeds will go to help support the Divine Redeemer Home for the Aged, Lander Road, Chagrin Falls.

Pastries included such delicacies as dios torte, makos torte, noni torte, pagacsa, rum torte and linczer.

They were prepared by Cleveland Hungarian women.

The committee of 25 women assisting Municipal Judge Louis Petrash, general chairman of the event, were included a Mrs. Frank Livay, Mrs. Frank Papy and Mrs. John Szegedi.

Music was supplied by the Al Angelotta Orchestra. The Elite Ball was held in the grand ballroom of Hotel Sheration-Cleveland.