Volunteers are collaborating to host an evening of fun and fundraising for four entities in Scranton. The date of Saturday, Sept. 7, has been selected with plans coming together thanks to a hardy group of volunteers.The event will be held in the Scranton Community Center gymnasium with doors opening at 5 pm. The Scranton fire department will serve cold beverages throughout the evening.
A meal is slated for service at 6 pm. The Greene County Cattlemen’s Association, Pork and Lamb Producers will provide the main entree. Sides will be prepared by Lidderdate Country Store. Homemade desserts will be available via a bake sale which is sponsored by the Marchant Public Library.
A silent auction with numerous nice items is planned throughout the night.
A live auction is planned, beginning at 7 pm. So far, items secured for sale include: Iowa State University tickets, Mycogen Seeds (six bags seed), Stine (40 units soybeans), Emily Finch (pie), Brian Hunter (four half hog with processing), Randy Christensen (load of white rock) and Rudy’s Service and Detail (detail, O/C, rotate).
Other donations are being solicited.
The evening will conclude with entertainment by Studio 728. This quintet, headed by John Richardson (formerly of Scranton) performs a variety of classic country, ’60s rock, fiddle tunes and old-time music. Three vocalists perform backed by a fiddle, guitar, bass, organ and drums.
Money raised will benefit the Scranton Community Center, fire separtment, H.F. and Maude E. Marchant Memorial Library and Scranton park and recreation committee.
Persons who want more information or to donate items can contact Carol Eason, Dawn Rudolph, Cindy Boyd or Julie McAleer. ~courtesy of The Scranton Journal