APRIL 8, 2010

Pierce/Weippe Chamber Auction Saturday, May 1

By Charlene Douglas

   Want to relax after tax season?  Want to try your luck at games of chance?  Want to have a chance at winning the international competition Gold Medal winning rifle with scope and strap?  Want a great meal on top of all that? And, just for attending, do you want a chance at winning some fantastic door prizes?

Circle May 1 on your calendar

   The Pierce/Weippe Chamber is having its annual auction and banquet starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 1 at the Weippe Community Center.

   The evening will begin with time to socialize while playing the games of chance, winning and throwing tickets into our new Bucket Drawings and visiting our cash beer and wine station.

   Following play time, you can choose between a mouth-watering chicken dinner or a perfectly prepared prime rib dinner catered by The Rebekah Lodge.

   While playing the games and eating dinner, you will have an opportunity to view and bid on numerous superb items in our Silent Auction. Then we’ll move into the “do you feel lucky” part of the evening with our Live Auction. Will Godfrey from Lewiston will serve as our very talented auctioneer this year. 

   But, the fun doesn’t end there….after the Live Auction, we’ll be drawing the name of the winner of our rifle drawing.  This year we have a Savage II6FXP3, long barrel, 300 win mag, bolt action with scope and strap. Tickets are limited and only cost $10 (same price as the last two years – inflation has not hit here!).  Plus this year, we’ll be introducing a very special drawing that you’ll have to see to believe!

   Dinner tickets are $15/adults and $8/children ages 6-12. Children under 6 eat free.  Various ticket packages are available which combine dinner, rifle drawing tickets and bucket drawing tickets. Tickets are available from any Chamber member or you can call Joe and Charlene Douglas at (208) 476-7405 or (208) 476-5708, or send your payment to Joe and Charlene Douglas, 361 Syringa Drive, Orofino, ID, 83544 and your dinner tickets, rifle drawing and bucket raffle tickets will be available at the door for you.

   Get your dinner and rifle drawing tickets early – they are going fast!  Purchase your tickets before April 15, and you’ll receive ten free bucket drawing tickets.