Basket auction at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Churchby jmaloni
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church will host its annual basket auction on Saturday, May 11, at 1073 Saunders Settlement Road (Route 31), Niagara Falls. Doors will open at 11 a.m., and tickets will be drawn at 7 p.m. Winners need not be present, as all winners will be contacted by phone.
Entry tickets will be available at the door for $7 each and include a sheet of 25 basket auction tickets. Pre-sale entry tickets are available for $5 by calling the church office at 716-297-2668. A raffle for several "big ticket" items will also take place that evening. Thanks to generous parishioners and local merchants, items to be raffled will include a 42" flat screen TV, Kindle Fire, Kitchen Aid mixer, an iPad, a gas grill, an outdoor patio swing, a flat screen computer monitor, a Starbucks Verisimo espresso/coffeemaker, an American Girl doll, a Garmin GPS unit, a bicycle and jewelry.
The church's famous chicken souvlaki, homemade pastries and other food will be available for purchase all day. Come for lunch or dinner and try your luck at winning some baskets.
A portion of the auction proceeds will be used to repair tornado-damaged cabins at the Antiochian Village youth camp.