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Middle school encourages parents to Try Here Buy Here with auction
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Warren County Middle School’s PTO will be holding a silent auction fundraiser this Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the WCMS cafeteria. The silent auction will be held in conjunction with parent-teacher conferences and chili supper.
Each school team has been collecting items for their particular themed basket. The sixth grade Trailblazers team decided to make a Try Here Buy Here basket which includes items donated by McMinnville businesses. The team will collect items until Tuesday morning. As of yesterday, they had collected:
• Southern Standard - 3 month newspaper subscription
• Applebee’s restaurant - 3 separate entrees
• Ashley’s Attic - pumpkin cobbler and various coffees
• Burroughs-Ross-Colville Co. - Pickup load of mulch
• Dr Pepper Bottling Co. - Case of Dr Pepper and Sundrop items
• Kathy’s of McMinnville - Scarf to be monogrammed
• Monica Adcock - Manicure
• Southern Traditions - Picture Frame
• Tina Foster - Haircut
• Walker Gardens - Santa Claus figure and candles
Mary Ann Blankenship and Debbie Jennings, Trailblazer team teachers, said items are still being donated. They hope to receive some nursery stock, more restaurant and fast food coupons, and perhaps tickets to Cumberland Caverns or other area attractions.
Other team basket themes are:
• Special Ed. - Movies which includes Three Star Cinema movie tickets, popcorn, DVDs, candy, etc.
• Related Arts - Fall Garden Party
• Eighth grade Bears - Office Supplies
• Eighth grade Discoverers - Gift Wrapping which includes tape, bags, bows, paper, etc.
• Seventh grade Pathfinders - Christmas
• Seventh grade Rockets - Tennessee Sports such as Titans, UT, Predators, MTSU, Vanderbilt, etc.
• Sixth grade Prospectors - Winter which will include hot chocolate, scarves, gloves, winter decor, etc.
• Six grade Navigators - Kitchen items such as utensils, dish towels, etc.
For more information or to donate items to any of the team’s themed baskets, call WCMS at 473-6557.