Women’s Auxiliary Flea Market, Silent Auction July 18

Jul 12, 2017

The Surf City Volunteer Fire Co. Women’s Auxiliary is hosting its biggest fundraiser of the year July 18 at the firehouse on Long Beach Boulevard. The flea market, raffle and silent auction starts 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 T-shirts. The grand prize of the silent auction is a trip to Cabo San Lucas for a week beginning Jan. 13, 2018. It includes an air voucher of $1,500. Other auction items include a beach house rental by SeaBreeze Realty, a bicycle donated by Farias Surf and Sport, a kid’s bike donated by Surf Buggy, a sofa table donated by Petitte Home Furnishings, and baskets of cheer and restaurant gift cards.

Tickets for Chowderfest and the Long Beach Island Foundation House Tour are also among the items up for grab. Gift baskets featuring an assortment of unique items from local merchants will be raffled off as well.

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. Volunteers from anywhere on the Island as well as the mainland, permanent and seasonal, are welcome. —G.G.S.

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