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Auction fundraiser set for Oct. 22

Auction fundraiser set for Oct. 22

October 11th, 2017 in Local News

COLUMBIA, Mo. — An annual silent and live auction to benefit veterans will be 1 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Elks Lodge of Columbia.

All funds raised or donated are used solely for the purpose of organizing and hosting an annual airshow over Memorial Day weekend, or conducting educational programs, events and meetings to recognize and honor the armed services members. These events are organized to the Salute to Veterans Corp. (salute.org).

Items in the auction will include handmade Shiloh Sharps knives, assorted military paraphernalia, crystal decanters, glassware and pewter items, fine paintings and prints, Filippo Berio olive oil baskets, and a matching diamond and sapphire bracelet and ring set.

The Elks lodge is at 4747 Elk Park Drive East, Columbia. The event itself is free, but registration is required for attendance. RSVP by emailing airshow@salute.org, or by calling 573-446-6520 and leaving your name, as well as all those in your party.

This coming May will mark the 30th annual air show the non profit organization is hosting in Columbia. The event is an opportunity to recognize, honor and thank all veterans and active duty members of the Armed Services of the United States of America and its allies, past and present