United Way Announces Gala Date

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Published on September 6 2012 1:55 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Volunteers for United Way of Effingham County are planning for the 2012 United Way Gala.  The event is an opportunity to help United Way partner with the 21 local agencies helping those in need in Effingham County.

The event will be held Saturday, October 20 at the Thelma Keller Convention Center.  There will be a dinner and silent and live auctions.  Music will be provided by Anatime Entertainment.

Tickets are $50 per person.

Companies will again have the opportunity to sponsor various features at the event.  Sponsorship features include: DJ, hors d'oeuvres, champagne fountain, fruit fondue, portion of dinner (appetizer), dessert, chocolate covered strawberries, or champagne for auction overbids.  Sponsorships will be available on a first come, first served basis.  Sponsors will be recognized at the event.

Businesses or individuals interested in donating items for the auction, purchasing sponsorships or buying tickets may contact Linda Hemmen at 342-3824 or Sara Jennings at 821-6861.