The Washington Times-Herald

Community

October 16, 2013

SAFS getting ready for Christmas Tailgate Auction Extravaganza

This year’s big Senior and Family Services auction event will take place on Nov. 8 at the Washington Eastside Park Community Building. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with the live auction to follow.

The meal will be prepared by Carla’s Catering and the auctioneer will be Jay Yagle. According to Jill Cecil, Senior and Family Services Executive Director, “This is our biggest fundraising event of the year and it is shaping up to be a fun and lively evening!”

A variety of items will be auctioned off. Again this year there are a number of sports-related items including a Zeller autographed basketball, local high school sports passes, golf packages, a swim and pizza party, along with many more items suitable for gift giving and/or personal use. Cecil says new items for the auction are arriving daily and anyone wishing to make a donation may do so by contacting SAFS at 254-1881.

All proceeds from the event go to Senior and Family Services, a not-for-profit agency serving Daviess County and surrounding areas for 40 years. Senior and Family Services provides a number of programs designed to promote independence while maintaining quality of life for all ages with emphasis on those age 60 and over. These services include: Med X-Press transportation, In-Home attendant care and homemaker services, Adult Day Services, Respite Care, Meals on Wheels Nutrition, four Senior Centers, free tax preparation, and a women’s Fitness Center. Tickets for the Christmas Tailgate Auction Extravaganza are $15 per person or $30 per couple if purchased in advance.

Tickets are available at SAFS, 211 E. Main Street in Washington and at Old National Bank main office on Main Street and at the eastside branch in Washington. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $18 per person or $35 per couple. Cecil notes that the community has always been good to support Senior and Family Services and hopes to have a big turnout for the dinner/auction this year. Cecil adds, “It’s so heart-warming to see folks come out and support our efforts to help others. We are extremely appreciative.”

1
Text Only
Community
  • Disaster Recovery training to begin Persons interested in helping Indiana communities rebuild and recover following last fall's tornadoes and flooding - and from inevitable future disasters - are invited to attend a free "Disaster Recovery Training Day" to be held in Washington April 2

    April 23, 2014

  • BrushIn Tri-Kappa Brush-In hits schools The annual Tri Kappa Brush-In was held this month at all local Washington and Daviess county elementary schools. Tri Kappa member and committee chairman Julie Walker said, "We were excited to add Barr-Reeve, North Daviess, and four local Amish school

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 'Sports' is the theme at Taste of Daviess County 'Sports' is the theme at Taste of Daviess County SPecial to TH

    April 23, 2014

  • AnnetteTalbert Talbert honored by Girl Scouts At its recent annual meeting in Evansville, Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana presented the national appreciation pin to Annette Talbert of Montgomery. The appreciation pin recognizes an individual's exemplary service in support of delivering the Gir

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wednesday's Area Briefs Raffle tickets available There are still a few tickets remaining for the Washington Catholic spring raffle. Grand prize is a 2014 Nissan Versa or $12,000 plus four other prizes. Tickets are $50 each and only 850 will be sold. The drawing is Thursday

    April 23, 2014

  • Red Cross blood drive continues through May Red Cross blood drive continues through May Special to TH

    April 23, 2014

  • Monday Afternoon club meets The Monday Afternoon Club met April 7 at the library. President De Odell led the club collect and pledge to the flag. Members were reminded that next month's meeting begins with a catered lunch. Kimberly Wagner gave a commentary on the contrasting st

    April 23, 2014

  • Troyer-Lengacher open house An open house is planned for Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Berea Hall, Cannelburg, in honor of the marriage of Julie (Troyer) and Fabian Lengacher. The couple was married March 22 in Sarasota, Fla., on a farm, "The Oaks of Windsong." The bride is

    April 22, 2014

  • Community Calendar SUNDAY Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Central Christian Church, 10 W. Van Trees St Lighthouse Evangelistic Services, 9:15 a.m., Harvest Community Fellowship, 200 W. Main St. Lighthouse Addiction/Recovery Worship Services, noon and 7 p.m., Victory Tabe

    April 19, 2014

  • MAP: Local Yard Sales

    Here are the local yard sales advertised for this weekend. To get your yard sale on next week's map, call 254-0480, ext. 112!

    April 18, 2014

Featured Ads
AP Video
Facebook
Clicker Ticker
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide