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Oakfield Youth Group plans benefit for 9th grader

By nancy baxter

Oakfield Community Youth Group hosts a benefit for Carl Bish Jr. Carl is a 9th grader at OACS that has recently been diagnosed with cancer. Carl and his family are active in many activities at school - Carl was on the JV football team this year. Our local youth have decided to have a spaghetti dinner - chinese auction for Carl and the Bish family. May 17th 4:30 - 7:30 Oakfield Fire Hall $7.00 adults $5.00 kids 12 and under Menu: spaghetti with meatballs tossed salad dinner roll beverage dessert For tickets or donations please call 948-5120. Thanks.

Philip Anselmo


I just wanted to mention that it would benefit readers if you included the area code (I assume 585) on telephone numbers, since some may land in the 716 area. Also, what is a Chinese auction?

Many thanks.

May 2, 2008, 8:59am Permalink
nancy baxter

Thanks for the comment. A chinese auction is where we have many (and I mean many, thanks to the generosity of people in our area) items to give away. A person can buy tickets - they are 25 tickets for $5.00 and you can decide which items you want to try to win and put them in the coresponding bag. If your kids, really want the basket filled with candy and chocolates, then you can put all your tickets in that bag. At the end of the evening, we will stop selling tickets and pull one lucky winner from each bag. If you dont want to wait around for the chinese auction names to be drawn, go home and we will call you if your name is selected.

May 2, 2008, 1:31pm Permalink

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