Allegan: Heroes Day of Celebration
ALLEGAN—Allegan Heroes Day of Celebration and Variety Show is Saturday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Griswold Auditorium, 401 Hubbard St., raising money to send care packages to troops who are away from home during the holidays, and gift bags to veterans who reside in nursing homes.
The celebration starts with a vendor show and bake sale in the basement of the Griswold from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. During that time, care packages and gift bag assembly will get underway. Bring addresses of military service members to send a package to.
Participants can also create holiday and thank-you cards for the troops.
The variety show is from 6 to 8 p.m. in Griswold Auditorium. The show is free or by donation.
During the after-party from 8 to 11 p.m. participants will move back to the basement and finish the care package assembly.
A silent auction will be ongoing throughout the event until 10:30 p.m.
To donate or provide a service person’s address before Nov. 11, donation boxes are located at Village Market and Honor Credit Union. Or visit the Allegan Heroes Care Package Project 2017 on Facebook.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or rlynemaallegnheroes@ gmail.com.