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<p><strong></strong>Self-taught jewelry maker Greg Palmer works on a silver and copper piece to be autioned at the 5x5 Gala.</p>

Self-taught jewelry maker Greg Palmer works on a silver and copper piece to be autioned at the 5x5 Gala.

<p style="text-align: left;" >Cathleen Nichols served as one of the hostesses.</p>

Cathleen Nichols served as one of the hostesses.

<p><strong></strong>Oliver Lasater poses for a painting by her father, John P. Lasater of Siloam Springs.</p>

Oliver Lasater poses for a painting by her father, John P. Lasater of Siloam Springs.

<p><strong></strong>Dr. Harry Tommey helps himself to the dinner buffet.</p>

Dr. Harry Tommey helps himself to the dinner buffet.

<p><strong></strong>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>State Sen. Bruce Holland and Donna Bragg were among the more than 300 in attendance at Saturday night’s 5x5 Gala.</p>

photos by KENNETH FRY

State Sen. Bruce Holland and Donna Bragg were among the more than 300 in attendance at Saturday night’s 5x5 Gala.

<p><strong></strong>Thurman Ragar takes advantage of the hors d’oeuvres.</p>

Thurman Ragar takes advantage of the hors d’oeuvres.

<p style="text-align: left;" ><strong></strong>Don Bailey provides music for the gala.</p>

Don Bailey provides music for the gala.

<p style="text-align: left;" ><strong></strong>Sherry Kyle with her 5x5.</p>

Sherry Kyle with her 5x5.

<p style="text-align: left;" >Vivian Neo Griffith paints.</p>

Vivian Neo Griffith paints.

<p><strong></strong>Pat Hightower pops a balloon to see if she is the winner of a cash prize.</p>

Pat Hightower pops a balloon to see if she is the winner of a cash prize.

More than 300 attended Saturday night’s 5x5 Gala, a major fundraiser for the Center for Art and Education, at the Fort Smith Civic Center. Drawings for 5x5 pieces of artwork were held throughout the evening that feature cocktails and dinner and an auction. Thirteen artists completed works of art during the event for the auction.

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