The Beta Zeta chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha in Cañon City once again presents its annual “Soup, Salad and Shopping” auction. The event will take place on October 1 at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 901 Main St.
Doors will open at 11 a.m. with a $10 fee. As people gather and chat, an incredible variety of baked goods and goodies made by the Beta Zeta ladies will be available for purchase. The delicious soup and salad lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m.
Nancy Trebella, Catering Manager for the event, said: “Anyone who has attended in the past can attest to the excellence of the freshly prepared homemade soups, the delicious salad and rolls and the choice of desserts. “
The auction begins at 1 p.m. with a great selection of gift baskets, unique crafts, jewelry, and holiday decor items.
“It’s never too early to start thinking about shopping for gifts for the Christmas season or a holiday décor item for your home,” says Carol Dunn, event co-chair.
Beta Zeta loves bringing this event to the community and is happy to be able to donate proceeds to local causes. Beta Zeta provides scholarship to CCHS student, donates to Literacy Center, Meals on Wheels, Heart of Colorado CASA, teen gifts through DHS at Christmas, Fremont Regional Hospice, Sangre de Cristo Community Care, Orchard of Hope and the Senior Breakfast – Fremont County Fair.
ESA causes are also supported by special donations to St. Jude, Colorado ESA Disaster Fund and Easter Seals.
RSVP by September 26 to Nancy Trebella at 719-429-1231 or [email protected]
PERCS to Host Open House and Silent Auction in Honor of Recovery Month
Peer Empowered Recovery Community Solutions — or PERCS — will be hosting an open house and silent auction fundraiser at 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at 714 1/2 Main St. in honor of Recovery Month.
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and bidding begins at 5 p.m. Drinks and snacks will be offered. At 6:15 p.m., Jean Howard will give a presentation on fentanyl followed by a question and answer session. The winners of the silent auction will be announced after the presentation. Must be present to win. Proceeds will stay with PERCS and provide support and awareness to the recovery community.
PERCS is also looking for sponsors and/or donors. Their recovery center is located downtown on Main Street where they provide access to computers that facilitate job search and other functions, food and clothing, mental health support, access to Narcan and more. They offer support groups throughout the week and have peers at the center daily to help those in difficulty or in crisis.
Notice of street closure
Cañon City Street Service will close Orchard Avenue between Florence and Franklin for concrete panel replacement Tuesday through October 4. Local owners will have access to their properties. The location of the required replacement sign will not permit two-way traffic.