NEW GLASGOW – Members of New Glasgow Junior High School’s Home and School Program are gearing up for the third annual Christmas auction, taking place tomorrow night in the school’s gymnasium.
New Glasgow Junior High Gr. 8 student Kayla Attenborough takes a seat in one of the many items to be auctioned off for the school’s Home and School program. The auction will take place this Wednesday at the NGJHS gym from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Items can be viewed that night from 6 to 6:30 p.m. JOHN BRANNEN – THE NEWS
Stacey Munroe, an education assistant and Home and School member noted there are lots of big and small items up for auction.
“We’re so fortunate to have so many great items donated or handcrafted from members of the local community,” she said.
Munroe said the monies raised would help the Home and School program to continue to support activities such as year-end school trips, a day at the movies at Christmastime and a day at the Wellness Centre.
A silent auction will take place along with the formal auction on Wednesday at the NGJHS gym with item viewings from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and the auction commencing at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5.
“The $5 admission gets you in and free sweets, tea and coffee,” said Munroe. “A special thanks to Pidgeon Auctions for lending us the auctioning paddles and to Aaron Smith, our auctioneer.”
Some of the items include a dinner theatre for two at the Neptune Theatre and a one night’s stay at the Delta in Halifax (free parking); a catered dinner for four in your home from Riverfront Bistro; four three-month subscriptions to The News (www.ngnews.ca);
$1,000 worth of work from Creative Metals, and many other handcrafted and donated items.