Chemainus will host a dinner and fundraising auction at the Chemainus Theatre Festival’s Playbill Dining Room this Saturday (April 20).
Tom Andrews, Chemainus Rotary’s president-elect, said the auction will feature a great selection of items up for bid — including a day of Salish Sea prawning, a $500 gas barbecue and a weekend in Vancouver complete with tickets to a Vancouver Whitecaps game — in an effort to raise funds for local youth organizations.
Andrews wouldn’t say who the beneficiaries of this year’s Rotary auction will be, but in past years the club has donated its proceeds to “sports teams, Neighbourhood House, Cadets, baseball associations and peewee hockey.”
“It’s a fun, social evening for people to get out and support Rotary and the organizations that we support,” Andrews added. “It’s a fun night, but it’s also for a good cause and there is some neat stuff to bid on.”
Doors open at 5:30 on the night of April 20, granting would-be bidders access to a silent auction, a buffet dinner and a live auction.
Tickets cost $35, and they can be purchased by contacting Andrews at 250-210-2402.