Archive for Thursday, August 11, 2005

Church to sponsor benefit auction

August 11, 2005

A variety of items from sports memorabilia to vintage instruments will be up for grabs at the upcoming Lansing United Methodist Church benefit auction.

The event will be held from 2:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at Lansing Community Center, 800 First Terrace.

Two auctions will be held. The silent auction will begin at 3 p.m., and the live auction will begin at 4 p.m.

An auction preview will take place from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Light refreshments will be served during the event.

Items up for auction include a basketball signed by University of Kansas All-American Wayne Simien, a week's stay at a two-bedroom condo in Branson, Mo., an antique violin and other vintage items, and themed gift baskets including a sewing basket that includes sewing lessons and a Harry Potter basket.

Tickets for the auction are $3 per person or $5 per family. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the church's building fund.

Auction items can be viewed at http://auctions.lansingumc.org.

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