Preparations are under way for the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation's 18th Baskets O'Plenty Auction on Thursday, March 10, at the BPO Elks Lodge 346 in the Town of Niagara. More than 150 theme baskets valued at $35 or more will be featured along with a high-end side raffle, a split club drawing with three equal winners and door prizes throughout the night. Basket preview is from 2 to 7 p.m. and drawings start promptly at 7:30 p.m. Admission tickets are $12 pre-sale and $15 at the door and include 25 chances toward the basket drawings. Extra chances are 25 for $10 or 75 for $20. Pre-sale tickets can be purchased at the following Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara sites: 107 Heath St., Lockport; 2510 Niagara Falls Blvd. or 2393 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield; and 1555 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Niagara Falls. For more information, contact Kristen Cook at 297-6400, ext. 382, or [email protected]. Showing off a few of the baskets are Claudia Nowak, left, Gene Colucci, president of the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association, and Lewiston Service Guild members Pat Krell and Melody Griffith.