Building Homes! Rebuilding Lives! Your Last Chance in 2007!

Building Homes! Rebuilding Lives!
Your Last Chance in 2007!

This is your last chance in 2007 to get tickets to Habitat for Humanity's 14th great annual auction dinner. The event has sold out for the past three years, and may do so again this year prior to the March 16th ticket deadline. Call 301-791-9009 today to reserve your tickets for this event to be held Saturday, March 31, at ARCC building, Hagerstown Community College.
Themed "Rock 'N Roll Thru The 50's With Habitat", this annual auction fundraising event supports the work of Habitat For Humanity of Washington County.
Cost is $40.00 per person, with $20.00 of your ticket cost being allowable as a tax deduction. Doors open at 5:00 pm for live auction preview and silent auction. A buffet dinner will be served followed by raffles and the live auction. Your attendance will help provide affordable housing opportunities for low-income families in Washington County.
Caribbean vacations are available in the long list of items to be auctioned. The SunBreeze Hotel, on Ambergris Caye in the Caribbean, will be packaged with a 3-night stay at duPlooy's, a jungle lodge on the Belize mainland. This package for two offers, not only, water sports in the crystalline blue waters of the Caribbean, but also, canoe trips on jungle rivers and visits to ancient Mayan sites.
Five night stays for two persons are offered on the Caribbean island of St. Martin/Sint Maarten, the world's smallest island shared by two sovereign powers.
On Sint Maarten (Dutch), the Princess Heightsluxury hotel is nestled into the hillside of Dawn Beach.
On St. Martin, (French), the Hotel Beach Plaza is on Ocean Beach, within walking distance of downtown Marigot.
Another great item to be auctioned is a round trip, first class flight for two anywhere in the world on Delta or Continental Airlines. This includes limousine service from Hagerstown to BWI, Dulles or Regan airports.
NASCAR fans here's one for you! Two tickets for the race in Charlotte, NC on May 28. With it is a free parking pass and free pit passes from Jeff Gordon.
There will be a hand-painted quilt by Apple Valley Painters; full family golf membership at Beaver Creek Country Club; original art, and limited edition prints by local artists; a jukebox loaded with 100 CD's; a 1980 Cadillac Seville; a 3-night stay at Rehoboth Beach resort; hand-made queen size quilt with matching cases; and many, many other exciting items.
Habitat for Humanity addresses the critical problem of crowded, unsafe, inadequate housing for those living near and below the poverty level. The funds raised last year helped Habitat to continue building affordable housing for low-income families in Washington County. This year's goal has been set at $65,000.
Habitat works in partnership with needy families to meet housing challenges in our community. The homes are built with volunteer labor and the "sweat equity" of the approved applicant for home ownership. The applicant's family must contribute 500 hours of labor with Habitat before taking title to the home. Habitat sells the homes at no profit and offers a zero interest mortgage. Payments from the homeowners are used to build more homes.
Call now while tickets last! Call 301-791-9009 for your ticket reservations; or mail a check to Habitat For Humanity of Washington County, 20 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown, MD 21740

William L. Bulla is a freelance writer residing in Washington County.