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Annual May auction planned by Westfield/ Mayville Rotary Club

April 17, 2014
Westfield Republican / Mayville Sentinel News

Save Saturday, May 10, for the long-time popular Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club's annual auction to be held in Eason Hall in Westfield, announced Tom Berkhouse, chairman.

Once again auctioneer extraordinaire David Brown will conduct the live auction, which will follow auction-item browsing and dinner. Chicken will be barbecued outside by Chiavetta's staff with Rotarians inside serving dinner with the accoutrements and desert. Also available will be free beer, soft drinks and coffee.

There's more. After the auction, drawings will be held for $500 cash prize and a 50/50 wine raffle, which means anyone can win 40 or more selections of wine.

In addition, a non-Rotarian community member within the club's constituency will be awarded a Paul Harris Fellow recognizing his/her service to the community. This is worldwide Rotary's highest award.

Berkhouse invites all businesses and private citizens to donate items to be sold at the auction. Through the years, many different items have been contributed to this worthy cause. "Think of it this way," he said. "You might have something you no longer use and that 'something' just may be what someone else has been looking for or would like to use. And, it's contributing to service."

Doors will open just before 5 p.m. and dinner will be served until 6 p.m. when the live auction will begin. All donated items should be "almost like new" and worth a suitable bid. Anyone who would like to contribute an item should contact Berkhouse at 326-4507 (home) or 397-9337 (cell).



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