L to R: Kneeling – JR Elder, Sara Jennings, Ross Richardson, Peggy Valenti. Standing – Linda Hemmen, Mike Defend, Roy Shelley, Justin Roley, Kelsey Goeckner, Ann Beckman, Cheryl Pruemer, Lora Bergfeld.
The United Way All Star team is busy selling tickets for the upcoming “All-Star Extravaganza” fundraiser. This sports themed event is Saturday, February 20th at the KC Hall in Effingham. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy the event.
The evening will be filled with food, fun and entertainment. Advance tickets are $25 per person or $30 at the door. Ticket price includes a meal and entertainment.
Doors open at 5:30 pm with the meal being served from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Music will be provided by the The Music Machine – Mitch Hulskotter. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, raffle, silent and live auctions. The live auction will be conducted by Trent Schmid.
Some of the live and silent auction items include: Kobe Bryant autographed jersey, Lou Brock rare framed stolen base jersey, Stan Musial World Series autographed framed photo, St Louis Cardinals “Cardinals Club” all-inclusive tickets to include food, drinks and VIP parking, St Louis Cardinals tickets, St Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawk tickets, St Louis Blues tickets, Maroon 5 concert tickets, concert tickets, getaway packages, Fox Theatre tickets, Night Moves executive coach bus rental, Tuscan Hills private wine tasting and appetizers party for twelve people, Firefly Grill drinks and appetizers for 8 in the wine room, kids party packages to include painting, bowling and skating, foosball table, helicopter ride, Private pool party for up to 150 people, electronics, St. Louis Cardinals concrete pub table, Illini tailgate package, Brett Hull autographed figurine, Ozzie Smith limited edition print, Dennis Rodman autographed basketball, Chicago Cubs playoff items, Boos Classic Country work table butcher block, designer handbags, jewelry, spa & beauty baskets, theme park tickets, and many other great items.
Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Individual tickets, tables of 8 or VIP tables can be reserved at Midland States Bank, from any United Way Board Member or by calling the United Way office at 217-342-3824.
Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite team apparel.
The United Way will use the money from the event to support local health and human service agencies.