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Giant tea cup auction held at Wells church, its biggest fundraiser

Friday, March 15, 5 p.m.—WELLS—The mission event of the Wells United Methodist Church will present the annual giant tea cup auction on Friday, March 15 at the M.W.A. Hall, West Main St., Wells. Viewing and bidding starts at 5 p.m.; bid drawing starts at 6:30 p.m.

Over 400 items of all types will be available for bidding, including collectibles, knick knacks, glass, jewelry, pictures, art, personal items, cereals, plants, books, videos, plus the church hopes to have St. Patrick’s Day cabbages available. There will also be tables of baked goods.

Purchase envelopes of 10 tickets for $1 each, or 50 tickets for $5.

Put the tickets into the cups next to the items desired!

Skip supper, as they will be serving hot dogs, chili dogs, chips, maple baked beans, beverages, and ice cream sundaes.

All funds raised to go local, national, and global missions. Last year, the funds helped local families who had fires, the Vermont Food Bank in Rutland, the Red Bird Mission in Kentucky, hurricane victims in North Carolina, and victims of fires in Northern California. It was a total effort of over $5,000.

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