Carol Jones, another actress for Murder by Design and an employee of the William K. Sanford Library, said she enjoys the mysteries because it is nice being able to dress up in costume and see people she knows from her personal life while helping bring people together for a good cause.
"You'd be surprised how many people you run into at these events," she said.
While the word "economy" seems to be a deterrent for many businesses that otherwise spend money helping charitable organizations in the past, O'Connor said the current state of the economy will not stop Murder by Design, and instead, has inspired them to consider expanding to smaller parties in which they include a dinner as well.
There would still be no cost to the organization.
"It's just from us," said O'Connor. "We call it 'pass it on.'"
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