Saturday, April 14, 1 p.m.—WEST PAWLET—Tammie Sargent and Amanda Weeden are excited to announce a basket party fundraiser on Saturday, April 14 at the Mettawee Community School, 5788 VT-153, West Pawlet. The fundraiser will benefit Chuck Weeden, Sr., of Pawlet, who is recovering from major heart surgery and has been out of work since January.
Doors will open at 1 p.m. There will be a basket party, silent auction, and bake sale, and donations for these parts of the afternoon event will be gratefully accepted.
Additionally, the basket party will also be the site for the drawing of a three-prize raffle beginning at 3 p.m. First prize is four “Jim Beam Suite” tickets to Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees, at Yankee Stadium, Tuesday, May 8; second prize is a one-eighth share of locally raised Vermont beef from Haystack Farmstead in Pawlet (25 pounds of ground beef, 12.5 pounds of roasts and 12.5 pounds of specialty steaks, a $350 value); and third prize is a $35 gift certificate to Stonehedge Indoor Golf in Rutland. Raffle tickets are $5 per ticket or five tickets for $20. Winners need not be present to win.
To donate an item or baked goods, or purchase raffle tickets, call 802-236-8760 or 518-742-7793.