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Bessemer PTO holds 6th annual auction

 

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Carol Dalbac writes her bid for the silent auction at the Bessemer Parent-Teacher Organization's sixth annual auction night held Saturday evening.

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Parent-Teacher Organization held its sixth annual action night Saturday evening at the VFW.

"Beach party" was the theme of the event. All attendees were given leis upon entry.

Activities included a silent and live auction, raffles, a door prize and refreshments.

The raffles and auctions included over 100 prizes, such as art pieces from Washington school and a season pass to a local ski hill, all donated by local families, individuals and businesses.

All proceeds from the night benefitted classroom enrichment at Washington Elementary.

In the past, proceed have purchased new playground equipment, computers and printers for the school.

"This is a great opportunity to provide classroom enrichment to our children," said PTO president Shannon Lutz, "We've had fantastic community support."

For more information, call 906-663-4515 or visit bessemer.k12.mi.us/elementary-school.