Rotary auction raising funds for scholarships, museum, more
The 19th annual Fairfield Rotary Benefit Auction will be April 25 at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, with auction proceeds benefitting the Fairfield Fire Department, Carnegie Historical Museum, Fairfield Park and Recreation Department and the Rotary High School Scholarship Program for graduating seniors.
According to museum officials, the museum’s share of the funds will be used to help build a new base for the lamppost beside the “Leap Frog” sculpture in front of the building.
Fairfield Rotary Club officials said community members can purchase a $10 raffle ticket from Rotarians to attend the auction, which includes hors d’ourves, a keg, and a chance to win cash prizes.
The tickets also are available at the Carnegie museum by calling 472-6343 or stopping by during open hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday each week and 6-9 p.m. during the Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk each month.
The social of the Fairfield Rotary Benefit Auction begins at 5:30 p.m., and the auction begins at 6:30 p.m. with auctioneer Kyle Gilchrist.
Silent auction items also will be available to bid on throughout the evening.