The Fulton YMCA is preparing for its fifth annual Gala Auction at the Fulton Polish Home.
The theme this year is “Believe in the Y” and area artists have decorated a variety of furniture pieces. The event is slated for Friday, June 1. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the auction will begin at 8 p.m.
There will be smaller items for silent auction, including many pieces by Sandy Clift. Dan Bachelor will be the auctioneer again this year and Carol Fox is preparing a menu of creative hors d’ouvers. Nick Abelgore will be showcasing his musical talents throughout the evening.
This year’s sponsors are Babcock Oil Co.; Burke’s Home Center; Canalview Travel Services; Chirello Advertising; Critical-Vac Filter Co.; Dennis Hawthorne, Jr., Esq.; Family Chiropractic Office; Foster’s Funeral Home; Fulton Savings Bank; Hannibal Village Market IGA; Johnston’s Propane; Mimi’s; Oswego Valley Insurance Agency; Pinnacle Dental Group; Red Brick Pub; Universal Metal Works; and Harvey Fadden.
Featured at the auction will be the local artists Amy Johnston, Lisa Davis, Margaret Rusaw, Tammy Wood, Meanie Taylor, Muggins LaGrou, Michelle McClave, Laureen Whitney, and Kelly Niccoli.
There are also some new artists, including Lois Baker, Kathy Mihalik, Susan James, Adair Sala, Autumn Burns and Cheri Pafumi.
Pre-sale tickets are available at the Fulton YMCA