Swanton Rotary auction is this weekend

The Rotary Club of Swanton will host its annual Swanton Rotary Foundation benefit auction, “A Community with a Cause”, on Saturday Feb. 10 from 6-10 p.m., at the Swanton Sports Center on North Main Street.

This event is geared toward the whole community. Guests will laissez les bon temps rouler with a Mardi Gras theme and the night will feature a silent auction, food, drinks, and entertainment. During the evening’s festivities, local musician John Purdy will perform while guests enjoy a delicious dinner.

The popularity of the event, put together by the Rotary Club of Swanton, increases each year. Tickets are $30 per person; to acquire tickets for the event please access Eventbrite online and search “Swanton Rotary”.

A highlight this year will be a silent auction where guests will be able to bid on a multitude of items donated by local businesses. Community members may also purchase raffles tickets for a chance to win $1,000 or a 55-inch television. Raffle tickets are $5 or 3 for $10 and can be purchased from any Rotarian of the Swanton Club.

All of proceeds from “A Community with a Cause” will go straight back to local Rotary Club of Swanton area supporting projects. Previous auction proceeds have gone towards such projects as the new fountain in Pilliod Park.