The Community Connection
Library CHAIR-ity fundraiser set for May 22 at the Carousel
POTTSTOWN » The Pottstown Regional Public Library will hold its second CHAIR-ity Auction fundraiser at The Carousel at Pottstown on Saturday, May 22, from 12 to 3 p.m.
Area artists have donated their time and talent, painting 20 chairs, 10 of them child-sized, to create beautiful one-of-a-kind works of art.
Twenty local businesses, groups, and individuals have sponsored the chairs and/or the event to make this fundraiser a success.
There will be food and drink, raffle baskets, and free rides on the Carousel, 30 W. King St., from 12 to 1 p.m., when the live auction will begin with celebrity auctioneer, George Wausnock, and will continue after the auction until 3 p.m..
To see each chair, check out the Library’s website — pottstownregionalpubliclibrary.org — and scroll through the “Coming Events” to the CHAIRity event information. Click on the picture and see each individual chair with artist and sponsor information.
Pre-bidding began on April 20.
The artist-painted chairs were put on display in front of the library on April 24 and will be displayed there again on Saturday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., weather permitting.
If you see one you may want to bid on, call the library (610) 970- 6551 to set up an appointment to visit the library Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m..
You will get a bidding number and can pre-bid during that visit.