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Windsong on Wesley - Show House at the Shore 2010

Gentle ocean breezes and the delicious scent of brightly colored flowers will provide a spectacular welcome to the Nineteenth Anniversary SHOW HOUSE AT THE SHORE. The Ruth Newman Shapiro Cancer & Heart Fund (RNS) will present its annual exhibition of interior design rooms featuring decorative painting and outdoor living spaces beginning Saturday, July 10, 2010.

Windsong on Wesley, is a charming 4500 square foot Dutch Colonial house that has been meticulously restored. Located in the heart of Ocean City at 1501 Wesley Avenue, the charming wrap-around porch provides a warm welcome to the house and its many lovely architectural details including original fireplaces, New Jersey red cedar floors and whimsically shaped windows.

Every Thursday morning at 11AM, SHOW HOUSE will present "Seashore Conversations", a lecture series featuring nationally renowned authorities in the fields of interior design, the visual arts, home furnishings and accessories, and garden/landscape design. A single SHOW HOUSE ticket may be used for admission to the entire series of five (5) lectures.

"MEET THE DESIGNER NIGHT" will be held every Thursday evening from 6 to 8 PM at the SHOW HOUSE. Design Participants will be on hand to discuss their work in the SHOW HOUSE and to answer design questions from visitors. Designers from New Jersey and Pennsylvania will participate with numerous craftspeople, product exhibitors and area florists. Furnishings and accessories from the exhibition are available for purchase.

The RNS SHOW HOUSE AT THE SHORE will be open to the public from Saturday, July 10 through Sunday, August 15 from 10 AM until 5 PM daily with extended hours until 8 PM every Wednesday and Thursday.

Proceeds from the design exhibition will benefit the RNS Regional Cancer Center and the Heart Institute at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, the RNS Linear Accelerator Suite and Cardiac Care Unit at the Shore Memorial Hospital, Oncology Patient Services at the Cape Regional Medical Center and the Patient Van Service for the RNS Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at the Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation.

Franca Dowe, RNS President-Elect, applauded the efforts of so many people in the region who make this exhibition possible. "We are thrilled to be in Ocean City, NJ for the first time. It’s an excellent venue to increase the great audience this event already enjoys. The RNS SHOW HOUSE helps to ensure our financial commitment to the continued expansion of programs and services for residents of southeastern New Jersey with cancer or heart disease. With the number of uninsured and underserved people rising in our region, the support of RNS for these programs and services guarantees availability and access to quality healthcare for all.”

A GALA DESIGNER OPEN HOUSE & PREVIEW PARTY featuring hors d'oeuvres and desserts from Atlantic City casino hotels, regional restaurants and country clubs will be held at Windsong on Wesley, Friday evening, July 9, 2010 from 7 to 10 PM. The Gala Designer Open House & Preview Party is open to the public. Admission is $60. per person.

Admission to the RNS SHOW HOUSE is $25. A SHOW HOUSE Sponsor Ticket is $100. Included are one (1) Preview Party Ticket and one (1) non-transferable SHOW HOUSE Pass good for unlimited visits to the 2010 design exhibition. For RNS SHOW HOUSE AT THE SHORE information, Advance Ticket Sales and Group Sales, or to arrange an "AFTER HOURS" Event, call 609-487-1190.

The RNS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY VAN will be at the SHOW HOUSE from 11 AM to 7 PM every Wednesday (July 14, 21, 28, August 4 and 11), Call 800-246-2404 to schedule an appointment. Women having their mammograms at the SHOW HOUSE will receive complimentary tickets to the exhibition.

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