Annual Raffle and Silent Auction Benefits Surf City Volunteer Fire Co.

By Gina G.Scala | Jul 08, 2019

Surf City, NJ — The Surf City Volunteer Fire Co. Women’s Auxiliary is hosting its biggest fundraiser of the year July 16 at the firehouse on Long Beach Boulevard. The flea market, raffle and silent auction start at 9 a.m. The silent auction closes at 2:30 p.m., and the raffle call begins after 3 p.m.

For sale will be everything from jewelry and beach chairs to fishing gear and clothing. Some of the silent auction prizes include a one-night stay at Hotel LBI, the 102-room luxury hotel at the gateway to the Island; a Cabo San Lucas condo rental; and tickets for Chowderfest, LBI Foundation house tour, a New York Jets football game and Surflight Theatre. There will also be a special raffle for a bicycle donated by Farias Surf and Sport.

Gift baskets featuring an assortment of unique items from local merchants will be raffled off as well as gift card donations from local restaurants and businesses.

Breakfast, lunch and baked goods will be for sale inside the firehouse. Special handmade crafts, books and white elephant items will also be available to purchase.

Proceeds from this event aid the auxiliary in its annual donation to the fire company at the end of the year. The women’s auxiliary is always looking for new members and meets at the firehouse the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. —G.G.S.

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