Vet­er­ans Wall of Honor hosts fundraiser Dec. 9

The Weekly Vista - - News - DOU­GLAS GRANT Coun­cil Pres­i­dent Vet­er­ans Coun­cil of North­west Ar­kan­sas

The Vet­er­ans Coun­cil of North­west Ar­kan­sas may have that per­fect Christ­mas gift wait­ing for you.

The Coun­cil will host a din­ner and silent auc­tion from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun­day, Dec. 9, to raise op­er­at­ing funds for the Vet­er­ans Wall of Honor. The event will be held at the Bella Vista Amer­i­can Le­gion, lo­cated at U.S. High­way 71 and Kings­land Road in Bella Vista.

A few of the items be­ing of­fered in the silent auc­tion in­clude a pair of Blink se­cu­rity cam­eras, a drone, a Red Rider BB gun, a pair of walkie-talkies, a vac­uum food sealer, a pair of TV Ears, an Amer­i­can flag hang­ing kit, golf at lo­cal cour­ses, tick­ets to shows in Bran­son, gift bas­kets and much more. The high­est bid­ders do not need to be present to win, but ev­ery­one must reg­is­ter prior to bid­ding on items.

The fundraiser din­ner will in­clude a ham­burger, baked beans, chips, and wa­ter or iced tea, for a min­i­mum $5 do­na­tion or two meals for an $8 do­na­tion. The Amer­i­can Le­gion’s bar will be open for cash busi­ness and will in­clude adult bev­er­ages and soft drinks. All pro­ceeds will go to­ward the Vet­er­ans Wall of Honor’s op­er­at­ing costs.

Each per­son in at­ten­dance will re­ceive one door-prize ticket. The door­prize draw­ings will be held ev­ery 15 min­utes to win coupons to area restau­rants and more. Any­one bring­ing an un­wrapped toy for a needy child to be do­nated at Christ­mas time will re­ceive an ad­di­tional three door-prize tick­ets.

This fundraiser is open to the pub­lic, and ev­ery­one is wel­come to at­tend and sup­port the Vet­er­ans Wall of Honor.

If you would like to do­nate a new (noth­ing used) item for the auc­tion, please send an email to or call Coun­cil pres­i­dent Dou­glas Grant at 479-426-8723.

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