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February 17, 2014

United Aid auction starts Wednesday, Feb. 19

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. —

LONDON, Ky. — The United Way of Laurel County will host The United Aid annual auction fundraiser February 19-22 at the London Community.  The United Aid Auction has been a part of the Laurel County community since 1956.  

The live auction will kick off on Wednesday, Feb. 19 and will run from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. for three nights. Saturday’s broadcasts and auctions will run from 9 a.m. until 12 noon.

“All the money raised stays local,” noted Judy Nicholson, executive director of United Way. “We continue to support 11 local organizations, administer the summer feeding program, and provide emergency food and shelter funds to local agencies  and help facilitate the Community Shoe Drive which resulted in 1,800 pairs of shoes being donated for local children.

 “Help us continue the impact we have on our community by supporting the United Aid Auction.”

The auction can be viewed on Time Warner Cable (Channel 12), Time Warner (formerly New Wave Channel 19) and online at www.unitedaidauction.org, www.unitedwayauction.org. The auction will also be broadcast on air on 1400 WFTG.AM.

United Aid executive director Judy Nicholson and committee members are currently seeking items to auction. Items especially needed are boat rentals, furniture, home décor pieces, jewelry, tools, knife sets, collector items for sports, food baskets, baked goods and other items.

Businesses who wish to donate can call Nicholson at 606-330-0702 or e-mail her at uwlaurelcounty@aol.com.

Monetary donations can be made to United Aid of Laurel County, P.O. Box 5004, London, KY 40745.

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