There's something for everyone's idea of fun at the upcoming live and silent auctions to benefit the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Foundation. The Lights of Broadway Gala is Saturday, February 8, 6:00 p.m., at the Grundy Center Community Center and includes the auction of a week-long resort stay anywhere in the U.S., a weekend getaway to Galena, Illinois, a Weber smoker and meat, sports tickets, fine jewelry and much more. In addition, a raffle of jewelry items from Dean Jewelers, downtown Cedar Falls, will be a highlight of the evening.
Forty-five auction packages have been donated by a variety of local businesses, individuals, and sponsors, and will be auctioned off at the Gala with the assistance of auctioneer Mark Jungling. "Whether you're a sports fan, want a fun birthday outing for your child, enjoy area cultural events, or are looking to add new landscaping to your home, local businesses have been extremely generous with their gifts, and there is a great variety of packages to bid on," remarks Foundation Development Manager, Keely Harken. "Our volunteer committee of Kelly Dinsdale, Kate Durbin, Jan Ehrig, Susan Jaspers, Rhonda Samo and Joyce Schmidt is planning an elegant meal, dcor that will transport guests right to the heart of Broadway, and musical entertainment from area professional musicians. It will be a night to remember," says Harken.
Gala and Auction tickets are available until January 31 by contacting the hospital Foundation, GCMH_Foundation@unitypoint.org, or phoning Keely Harken at 319-824-4152.