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November 8, 2013

Finer things to benefit Community Missions at Sunday auction

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Tonawanda News — Furniture includes mirrors, rocking chairs, a hope chest, lamps, an antique sewing machine, plant stands, a blanket chest/commode, a pegged pine country cupboard, side chairs and wool and Persian rugs.

Sculptures include a green marble head of a horse and a museum reproduction of a Tang Dynasty horse.  

In addition, a large collection of high-fashion purses and belts have been donated by an advertising agency in New York City. A jewelry table will also feature antique as well as contemporary pieces.

The auction will benefit the Crisis Services program of Community Missions in Niagara County. This includes their soup kitchen, homeless shelter, and home for people living with HIV/AIDS.

A donation of $10 per person or $15 per couple will be collected at the door to benefit Community Missions. An international sampling of luncheon hors d’oeuvres will be served. 

Community Missions provides services to hundreds of disadvantaged people in Niagara County. Last year 73,660 meals were provided in its soup kitchen. The mission sheltered 673 people including 82 children in its homeless shelter. The mission also gave shelter and care to more than 150 at-risk youth and provided residential, rehabilitive , vocational, and socialization services to more than 600 individuals with mental illness.

For more information, please call Luce at 285-3403, ext. 2226 or eamil: dluce@communitymissions.org.

IF YOU GO • WHAT: Community Missions' Antique and Fine Arts Auction • WHEN: Viewing of items at 12:15 p.m. Sunday. Auction at 1 p.m. • WHERE: First Presbyterian Church, 100 Church St., Youngstown • MORE INFO: Call 285-3403, ext. 2226 or dluce@communitymissions.org.

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