Marcus Community Center to celebrate 30th Anniversary Saturday
MARCUS - The Marcus Community Center is celebrating its 30 year anniversary. and has just completed the updating of the ceiling tiles, lights and fans.
To help pay for the work done, the Center's Board is hosting a Silent Auction/Anniversary party as a fundraiser on Saturday at the Marcus Community Center. Cost is a free will donation at the door.
There will be a silent auction from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Starting at 7:30 p.m. the "Famous Person -- Place -- Thing Costume Party" will be held. Everyone dresses up in whatever manner they wish. Judging with prizes will be at 11:30 p.m. Music will be provided by local resident Bo West.
The Marcus Community Center hasn't had a large fundraiser since 2008 when they put on the handicap addition. Any support you can give them toward their remodeling debt is most appreciated.
List of the items donated for the auction:
Donna Bird: 2 sheet cakes; Cindy Briggs: homemade cards; Carey's Furniture: gift certificate; Casey's General Store: large pizza; Brad & Ann Coburn: 1989 Marcus Fair Charade XL shirt signed by all four Charades (never worn); Joan Cronin: embroidered kitchen towels; Steve and Mary Erdman: Weber grill, charcoal, brats; Mary Erdman Maryoke: Squirrel feeder and food; Family Medicine Clinic: two blankets and two first aid kits; Farmers State Agency/Real Estate: Golf package; First Co-Op: Grid Sampling for 30 acres, Feed products, First Trust & Savings Bank: Tiefentahler Quality Meats; Tim andDeb Galles: several home-canned goods; Golden Pheasant: gift certificate; Grandma's Garden: Gazing ball/metal stand; Hair by Ruth: shampoo and haircut; Hometown Guesthouse: 1 night's stay; Jack Hueser: oak bench; Iowa Fertilizer Sales: 1 gallon 24D Amine.