Doors will open at 6 p.m. for individuals to browse the silent auction. Dinner will be served by celebrity waiters and waitresses from throughout the area at 7 p.m.
According to Sandy Dailey, Metropolis Rebuilding Together president, many of the celebrity waiters are making repeat appearances, along with some new faces. Anyone wishing to be a waiter or waitress may contact Dailey at 524-5627.
The menu will include appetizers, including domestic cheese and crackers and fruit with dipping sauce; marinated pork chop, baked potato, buttered corn, Caesar salad and roll, along with apple or cherry pie. A cash bar will be available.
Tables will be decorated, usually in a Christmas theme, and servers will be competing for tips and decorating prizes.
The silent auction will feature items from lunch packages to weekend getaways.
All auction items are donated by local businesses and the proceeds from the auction and dinner are used to buy material to make repairs on homes.
Tickets are $25 each and should be purchased by Thursday, Nov. 15.
New this year, organizers will be selling new door knobs that were recently donated. The knobs range in price from $5 to $10 each. Money raised from the sale will further help Rebuilding Together’s mission.
Rebuilding Together Metropolis is a not-for-profit organization that rehabilitates the houses of elderly, low-income homeowners. To date, over 129 homes in Massac County have been rehabilitated thanks to the community’s generosity.
For more information about the dinner or the door knobs, contact Dailey at the above number. The door knobs can be viewed at Randy Rushing’s office, located at 1101 E. Fifth St., during regular business hours.
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