Thursday October 25, 2012 | By:Felice E. Krycia-associate editor | News
A large selection of trilobites found on site at the Penn Dixie Paleontological and Education Center in Hamburg.
The Hamburg Natural History Society/Penn Dixie 17th annual fundraiser will be on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Romanello’s South Restaurant at 5793 South Park Ave. in Hamburg. This fundraiser is to help support the educational programs, events, and operations of the Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center in Hamburg.
Silent and voice auctions will be conducted for a wide variety of valuable and unique items, including Shea’s tickets; Buffalo Bills tickets in the Jim Kelly Club; quilt; gift certificates to restaurants; art work; movie basket; fossil specimens; Holiday baskets; geology tools; a variety of children’s toys; gift baskets; a lottery tree; holiday spirits; geological specimens; and much, much more. Door prizes will be drawn throughout the evening.
There will also be a raffle drawing, in which two winners will receive two box seat tickets each to a Buffalo Sabres vs. Philadelphia Flyers hockey game – donated by Zoladz Construction Services, Inc. The winners will be drawn at the end of the voice auctions.
This event is open to the public with the silent auction beginning at 7 p.m. sharp. Pre-sale tickets are $25 per person and $30 at the door. Admission includes hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar – with a two-for-one Happy Hour from 6 to 7 p.m., and a door prize ticket. If you would like to donate a gift to be auctioned, and/or a door prize, or purchase pre-sale tickets, please call Penn Dixie at (716) 627-4560.
All pre-sale tickets will be entered in the door prize drawings for those who would like to support Penn Dixie, but cannot attend. Cash donations to help support Penn Dixie are also welcome. All donations are fully income tax deductible.