Mostly Cloudy
81°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

needed for winter coats

Published: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

STERLING –The Sterling Kiwanis’ Coats for Kids drive is underway.

There will be a fundraiser dinner Oct. 26 at the Sterling Moose Lodge, 2601 Lincolnway.

The social hour and a silent auction will be from 5 to 6 p.m., with a welcome and dessert auction at 6 p.m.

Dinner, entertainment, and a live auction will start at 6:45 p.m.

The Kosier Irish Clog Dancers will perform, as will a barbershoppers quartet. Tickets are $20 each, and can be purchased by emailing borah@comcast.net or calling Deb Kinnicut at 815-622-2839.

Money raised will go to buy winter coats for children in Sterling and Rock Falls.

School nurses will distribute $40 vouchers to qualifying students. For children not in school, call 815-622-2839. Parents and guardians will be able to use the vouchers at Kmart and Farm and Fleet in Sterling to choose the coat they want.

Donations are tax-deductible, and donors will receive a receipt.

Money also may be mailed to Kiwanis Foundation Coats for Kids, P.O. Box 44, Sterling, IL 61081. Contact Kinnicut, or Chris Wilen at wilen72@att.net for more information.

More News

 

National video

Reader Poll

Should the United States intensify its attacks on terrorists who belong to ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)?
Yes
No