Letter: Create Buckhannon fundraiser a success


Dear Editor:

Create Buckhannon members and friends would like to thank the following for their support for making our second The Fabulous 50s Elimination Dinner a success.

Table sponsors: Thanks to Century 21-Country Roads Reality; SEFPRO-Corhart; ACP, Bio Remedies, Sam’s Pizza and WVU Medicine – St. Joseph’s Hospital for their table sponsors.

Live and silent auction donations: In no particular order: Lowe’s, Anderegg Jewelry, Sam’s Pizza; Buffalo Wild Wings, The Donut Shop, Quick Slick, Helen’s Hen House, Pixography, Zul’s, Merle Norman, Diane’s Hallmark, Susie Herndon, Bob and Becky Cook, Stone Tower Joe, Goody’s, CJ Rylands, Fat Tire Cycle, Lavish Salon, Mary Thorp, Laura Meadows, Ron Pugh, Shoe Sensation, Anytime Fitness, Anita’s Dan Hale, Rich Clemens, Amanda Hayes, Robbie Skinner, It’s All About You!, Tateep Unique Boutique, Lois Clemens, Renee Preston, Melodie Stemple, Trumps, Heavenly Touch Massage, Pascal Diebold, Ralph’s Furniture, Ace Hardware, Sprint and to Renee and Susie for gathering up all our donations. Job well done! If we missed anyone we apologize.

Foods-Drinks: CJ Maggies (meal delicious) and McDonald’s of Buckhannon (sweet tea – yum)

Special thanks: To our dining crew; chef(s); set-up crew; tear down crew and our dish washers! Thanks to our emcee and helpers for the evening. You know who you are and all your efforts were very much appreciated.

And special thanks to all who purchased a ticket(s) and who bid and won silent and live auction items. Without you our evening wouldn’t have been a success.

The monies raised from this event will go towards our 2018 Festival Fridays Season. It costs between $15,000-$18,000 to do 14 Fridays thru the summer. Our bands continue to increase in costs as well as our expenses we encounter during that time frame. We do have sponsorships that will help us. Festival Friday Sponsorship of $500 w/logo on a pole banner and Friend of the Festival for $100 with your name on a banner. If interested in helping out this year please contact Melodie at number below or email [email protected]. Our 2018 season kicks off on June 1st with performance by 18 Strings – Music Folk, Americana, and Bluegrass.

Create Buckhannon meets every Thursday at noon on  the second floor of CJ Maggie’s. Come and join us to better our community. Contact info: PO Box 991 Buckhannon or 304-472-1757 Ext. 1.

Thanks again, 

Create Buckhannon

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