The Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital Auxiliary's 2019 Tea in the Garden fundraiser will be held for the first time at the Rustic Wedding Barn near New Philadelphia. (Submitted)

Dover, Ohio - The Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital Auxiliary is putting a new twist on one of its annual springtime events.

The group’s annual Tea in the Garden is scheduled for Saturday, March 30th, beginning at 11 am at a new location in the Rustic Ridge Wedding Barn in New Philadelphia.

Guests will enjoy an old-fashioned British-inspired tea, complete with a delicious brunch and desserts served on china from the personal collections of auxiliary members. Each table will be individually decorated by auxiliary members and volunteers in a wide variety of themes and designs. Other activities include a silent auction and raffle, and guests will also receive a complimentary teacup and saucer to take home.

Tickets for the Tea in the Garden are $25 each, and all proceeds will be donated to the hospital for patient care equipment and facility improvements. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Holly Hillyer in the hospital’s Community Relations Department at 330-260-4770 or

Since its inception, the auxiliary has raised and donated more than $4 million to the hospital to assist them in providing healthcare services to the residents of the Tuscarawas Valley. For more information, visit or the hospital’s pages on Facebook and Twitter (@Union_Hospital).


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