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CGH Health Foundation Silent Auction, Friday, May 13th

Foundation news | Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Contact: Dana McCoy

A tisket, a tasket, come look at over 160 baskets which will be up for bid Friday, May 13 at CGH Medical Center. The annual Silent Auction extravaganza is a fundraiser for the CGH Health Foundation Annual Appeal and is being sponsored by the CGH Employee Division Committee.

This event is open to the public and features a basket silent auction from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the CGH Ryberg Auditorium, Classroom 1 and Classroom 2. Bidding on the baskets will cease at 3:30 pm. "There's something for everyone, with so many themes represented this year," said Mary Spitzer and Mary Jean Derreberry, CGH Employee Division co-chairs, "whether it's for a baby shower, graduation, Father's Day or Memorial Day – we've got it."

Colorful t-shirts will be sold along with tickets for a 50/50 Raffle. The tickets are 1 for $1 or 6 for $5. The winner will be drawn at 3:30 pm. You need not be present to win. T-shirts are $15 each for crew neck style shirts and $17 for v-neck styled shirts. All adult sizes are available.

On Wednesday, May 25, the public is again welcome to check out the Bake Sale and Dessert Auction sponsored by the CGH Health Foundation Employee Division Committee. This event will be in the Ryberg Auditorium from 7 a.m. until all goodies are gone. Dessert Auction bidding will end at 1 p.m. Over 80 bakers will be sharing their culinary delights for this event. Get there early for the best selection!

Cash, checks or credit/debit cards will be taken.

Proceeds from these events stay local and will help fund these Foundation programs, including Love on a Leash, Eyeglasses for Kids/Adults, Prescott Dental Clinic, Scholarships, Medication Assistance Program, Community Health Network, Workplace Wellness, Cardiac Wellness, Nutrition & Fitness, Transportation Assistance, Ways to Wellness, Protecting Our Infants, Main Clinic Oncology Renovation, Diabetes Education and Women’s Health. With these projects the CGH Health Foundation continues to help adults and children in the Sauk Valley lead healthier lives.

Co-chairs for the Employee Division Committee include Mary Jean Derreberry and Mary Spitzer. Silent Auction Co-chairs are Julia Headrick and Mimi Hicks. T-Shirt Committee Co-Chairs are Berta Crofton and Sandra Williams. Bake Sale and Dessert Auction Co-Chairs are Deb Haan and Janice Repass.

For more information or to make a contribution, contact Amanda Blaine, Foundation Development Officer, at 815.625.0400, ext. 5575 or email