The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Carroll County will kick off its 2016 fundraising efforts with a quarter auction fundraiser. The event will be held at the Carrollton United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5.
A quarter auction is a particular type of auction where people bid on items using quarters instead of larger sums of money. Those who participate in the auction will pay a $5 admission charge that includes two paddles for bidding.
The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation.
Thursday, Feb. 4: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Bunko Social/Tailgate Food, 10 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; night trip, come to the Hop/Swiss Villa, 6 p.m.
Call for student art! Submit your art for display in the library. Work from high school students must be submitted by Feb. 19, for competition in GFWC student art contest of No. Ky. Middle and grade school artists may submit by Feb. 27, for display in March. Please contact Patricia Hersey for more information, (502) 732-7020. Categories: painting, drawing, prints, watercolor, computer design, ceramics, textiles and sculpture.
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Relay for Life, Carrollton will kick off the Relay season with a unique Quarter Auction, 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5, at Carrollton United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 310 Highland Ave. in Carrollton.