ELLSWORTH – Dinner and auction to benefit Washington Hancock Community Agencyâ€™s THAW fund will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2.
The Heating and Warmth Fund (THAW) helps people who are having difficulty paying home energy bills. Funds raised from the community assist those who may be just outside other program eligibility requirements or who have exhausted all other options to heat their homes.
The dinner and silent auction begin promptly at 5 p.m. The live auction will follow. Auction items are being donated by individuals and local businesses in Ellsworth, Mount Desert Island and Hancock. Items in the auction include art work, babysitting, a lobster boat ride, flowers, books, crafts, collectibles, dinners, furniture, star gazing, gift certificates and more. Michael Povich will serve as guest auctioneer.
The suggested donation is $10, which includes dinner & an auction bidding number. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to THAW. For a complete list of auction items, visit www.uuellsworth.org.
The church is located at 121 Bucksport Road in Ellsworth. To find out more about the auction or make a dinner reservation, call 667-4393. To find out more about heating assistance or WHCAâ€™s THAW fund, call 664-2424 or 1-800-828-7544.
Contact Name: Ellen Hathaway
Telephone Number: (207)667-4393