Women’s Fund art auction moved online; lunches can be picked up

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Supplied by Women’s Fund of the Wayne County Foundation

In light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic and with the health and safety of our guests being our highest priority, we are taking preventative measures and modifying our event with some creative solutions.

We would like to thank our 2020 Women’s Fund sponsors for their generous support: Platinum sponsor ($5000+) First Bank Richmond, Gold sponsors ($2500 – $4999) Dr. Paul Kriese and the Leland Legacy, Silver sponsors ($1500 – $2499) Dr. Shashi Polavarapu and Wayne Bank, and Bronze sponsor ($1000 – $1499) Reid Health. With your donations, the Women’s Fund of the Wayne County Foundation is able to provide almost $30,000 to grant recipients this year!

In addition, we want to thank our luncheon table sponsors: Ahaus Tool & Engineering, Amy Dudas Law, Barb Mayle, Carolyn Macdowell in honor of Kathy Simkin & Kendra Beisner, Centerstone, Earlham College, Genesis of Richmond, IU East, Ivy Tech Foundation, Rae Woolpy in honor of Richmond High School, Richmond Furniture Gallery in honor of Katherine Richert, and Shoba Viswanathan DDS.

For those who were looking forward to the delicious meal catered by Jen Ferrell of Radford’s Meat Market & Deli, you can still enjoy your lunch. Head to either of the two Radford’s locations on Saturday, March 14th between 11:00am – 5:00pm and your meal will be boxed and ready to go. For added convenience, you can even use the drive-thru at the East side location!

We are excited to partner with Tri-State Bid and have our first ever online art auction made possible through our many art sponsors. There is no need to leave the comfort of your home this year! Just go online Saturday, March 14th at 11:00am and start your bidding. The auction will remain open through Sunday, March 15th at 6:00pm. More info about how to bid can be found when picking up your lunch, on our Facebook page, or by going to www.tristatebid.com.

The art winners will be announced Friday, March 13 at 6:00pm. The People’s Choice award will be given to the auction item that brings in the highest bid. Look forward to an announcement for the People’s Choice winner on Sunday, March 15th at 6:30pm.

We appreciate your understanding and look forward to coming together for our luncheon next year. Stay tuned for announcements on grant recipients. We will be delivering grants to 14 wonderful applicants in the upcoming weeks. The committee will share photos of the recipients receiving their awards once delivered.

Meal Pick Up Locations:
Radford’s East: 81 S. 37th St., Richmond
Radford’s West: 16 S.W. 18th St., Richmond

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