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"Pretty in Pink" gala return combines good time, good cause

"Pretty in Pink" gala return combines good time, good cause

Whether you’re madly in love, happily single, rich or poor, the organizers behind the “Pretty in Pink Sweetheart Gala” hope to offer a memorable night of dancing and dining when the event returns for its fourth year Feb. 10.

“It’s a melting pot of people,” said Mike Plaxa, who organizes the event with his son, Randall. “I’m just happy that everybody can go out and have a good time.”

The Plaxa family established a presence in Williamsburg through J.M. Randall’s, which existed as a restaurant for 22 years and now operates as an events company, hosting happenings such as “Pretty in Pink” throughout the year in support of groups such as Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Meals on...