Rotarians to hold annual dinner raffle

March 29, 2007

HANCOCK - On Tuesday, April 10, Hancock Rotarians are holding their annual dinner raffle with silent and traditional auctions at the American Legion Post 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Doors open at 6 p.m., with no reserved seating and no takeout dinners.

Items for auction include four needlepoint chairs given by Tracy Wolford and Longaberger's So Rachel shoulder bag ($299) and wallet ($89) given by Angie Hagar. Two hand-tufted, 100 percent wool pile oriental rugs ($1,360 per rug), several oil paintings, porcelain soup tureen, a bowl and pitcher set and nested bowls, and several crackle-glazed vases have been donated by Manny Shaool of Manny's Home Designs. Charles Town Races & Slots has donated dinner for two worth up to $125 at its Skyline Terrace Dining Room.

A Dell Optiplex GX270 computer, with a Pentium 4, 3.0 Ghz processor with hyperthreading, 1 GB of system RAM, a 40 GB hard drive and a 48X CD burner will be offered in the traditional auction. It has onboard sound and video, and comes with Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 and Microsoft updates. All common applications needed to browse the Internet, send and receive e-mail, burn CDs, listen to music, scan for viruses and spyware, and create and edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents will be installed. Isaiah McCusker and April Hinckle are donating a new Dell, 17-inch LCD flat panel monitor. The PC is less than 3 years old and has been personally tested by McCusker as being capable to run Windows Vista. The value of these items exceeds $500.


On behalf of the Hancock Arts Council, artist and guitarist Mike Kligerman has donated a black-and-white print (number 1/25) entitled "Winston." The print will be framed in barn wood by Mellott's Custom Kitchens and Millwork in Needmore, Pa.

Jimmy Joy's Log Cabin, Hancock Pit Stop, Donald C. Bowers Insurance and Claetus Canby Insurance are supporting Rotary's efforts with monetary donations designated for the drawings.

Keith and Lisa Fischer, proprietors of Creek Side Farm near Needmore, Pa., once again are donating a certificate for an all-inclusive, 10-pheasant hunt ($210). Southern Fulton High School alumnus Cory Barton, trainer of the Bristol White Sox, a Chicago White Sox minor league team, is donating his baseball card. Two sets of Baltimore Orioles tickets with accompanying passes for Camden Club (July 12 and 14, Section 8, Row A, seats 1, 2 and 3) are returning to the auction block, courtesy of Richard Strong.

Potomac Auto Parts of Hancock and Berkeley Springs are giving a Waltrip Toyota advertising sign and a NAPA clock. Ronda Sue Hinkle of Hancock has designed and donated six wreaths.

The sale of tickets for Hancock Rotary's only fundraiser will be ending soon. Call Ticket Chairperson Melinda Golden at 717-294-6186 for remaining tickets.

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