Crisis shelter to host annual gala auction


The Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County will host its 28th annual gala auction, “Singing in Springtime,” on March 12 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 110 E. Lincoln Ave.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6.

Items to be auctioned will include sports memorabilia, a “wagon of cheer,” handmade quilt and more.

There will be sealed bids during this year’s event, and these items include a signed Penn State football, passes to Kalahari Waterpark, signed Pittsburgh Pirates jersey and a Gone with the Wind weekend getaway. The sealed items and others are listed at, along with instructions.

Entertainment will be provided by the students of New Castle High School.

Tickets are $40. Proceeds will benefit the shelter, the only domestic violence and emergency shelter in Lawrence County.

No tickets will be sold at the door. For information or to purchase tickets, call 724-652-9206 or visit the shelter at 1218 W. State St.

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