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Suicide prevention group fundraiser features Battle of the Bands

Submitted by Lifesavers Training Corp.
updated: 9/11/2019 9:53 AM

Lifesavers Training Corp. invites you to join them for an evening of food, fun and entertainment on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the VFW Hall in Sparta. Lifesavers is a peer-support, suicide and crisis prevention training program for adolescents and young adults.

The doors for "Jeans & Jams" will open at 5:30 p.m., when guests can begin bidding on silent auction items. The BBQ dinner begins at 6 p.m. followed by a dessert auction. The entertainment portion of the evening is a Battle of the Bands Competition at 7 p.m. featuring local young artists vying for cash prices: $250 winner; $150 second place and $100 third place. First place winners will also receive a trophy, and winners will be chosen via audience applause.

LSTC board members have compiled desirable auction items including a South Africa Photo Safari (to be sold in an oral auction), tickets to a San Francisco Giants game in San Francisco, passes to the Magic House and more.

The evening will conclude with the announcement of the raffle winner who will receive a prize valued at more than $1,000 which includes: A Traeger Pro Series 22 Bronze Pellet Grille; 2 $50 gift certificates for food; one bag of wood pellets; various grilling tools, seasonings, rubs, and a cooler filled with soda.

Visit the Lifesavers Training Corporation Facebook page for details and to view these and other items for sale.

Tickets are $25, which can be bought in advance or at the door. Guests also can buy a table for eight for $175 in advance.

For details, call Kelley Gardiner at (618) 615-6622.