Penny auction set at church
Salem Covenant Church in Washington will hold its 20th annual penny auction Oct. 24.
Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., with the drawing set for 1 p.m. at the 96 Baldwin Hill Road.
The auction will be run as a true penny auction, with $1 buying 100 tickets to be used to bid on new and gently used items.
Red tickets for 50 cents each will enable patrons to be entered to win gift certificates, gift baskets, wines and special arrangements.
In addition, a 50/50 raffle will be offered, and lunch will be available.
Ten percent of the proceeds will benefit the Susan B. Anthony Project, while the remaining 10 percent will benefit the church.