BIRTHDAY GALA FUNDRAISER
Fundraiser Blends County Home History with Birthday Festivities
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the County Home at the Birthday Gala Fundraiser, at the Wood County Historical Center & Museum, 13660 County Home Rd. in Bowling Green on Saturday, December 14 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM.
Come together at this annual event to enjoy the celebration of the 1869 opening of the County Home with hors d’oeuvers (provided by Penta Culinary Arts Program), cocktails & mocktails from around Ohio, root beer floats, enjoy a candy & popcorn bar and live entertainment by Timmy C & the Game Changers! Guests will also be able to tour the Museum’s award winning exhibit For Comfort & Convenience: Public Charity in Ohio by Way of the Poor Farm.
There will also be a silent auction featuring a variety of themed gift baskets with local experiences from artists, merchants, and restaurants. Some of the items include: a Zamboni ride & tickets to the Toledo Walleye, Art Package from Toledo Museum of Art, Animal Safari Lovers Package (including a VIP pass to the Port Clinton African Safari Wildlife Park), and Sue Shank Cookies. An additional 50-50 raffle will also take place during the event.
Gala tickets are $60/person, walk-ins welcome or purchase tickets in advance by calling 419-352-0967 or online at woodcountyhistory.org. All proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Wood County Historical Society.
Support for this event is provide by: Judy Ennis, Edwin & Irma Wolf, Penta Culinary Arts, Mike & Terri Marsh, Dolores Black, Harold A. Brown, Tim Brown, Pam & Ken Frisch, Mike Sibbersen, Skylight Financial Group, Lynn & Betty Wineland, Andrew Kalmar & Cathy Zwyer, and H.O.T. Printing & Graphics.