Event to benefit Special Olympics


Staff reports



WEST MILTON — The VFW Post 8211 Auxiliary is preparing for their 29th Annual Special Olympics Benefit, which will take place from 6-11 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the VFW post, located at 7874 State Rtoute 48 in West Milton. Everyone is welcome.

The benefit will include raffles of donated items, games, free door prizes, food and entertainment, as well as a cash raffle with prizes of $200 (first), $100 (second) and $50 (third).

The Auxiliary is asking for help in providing gift items, gift certificates or monetary donations to make this year another huge fundraising event. Remember, all gifts and donations are tax-deductible.

The schedule of events includes:

• 6-7 p.m. – Magician

• 7-8 p.m. – 5 Pt. Cloggers

• 9-10 p.m. – ’50s-’90s sock hop

• 6-11 p.m. – DJ Rick

Monies raised help provide year-round sports training and competition opportunities for local children and adult Special Olympic athletes. All proceeds go to Miami County Special Olympics, Riverside Developmental Disabilities (www.riversidedd.org).

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