Huge auction & party for CAPA on November 15th

Beaufort loves a good auction, and the Exchange Club is hosting its 27th Annual Auction and Party on Saturday, November 15th, at The Shed in Port Royal. The year’s theme is ‘Rolling Out the Red Carpet’ and everyone is invited to dress as a Hollywood star or as an excited fan to walk the red carpet in support of the Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA). Over its 26-year history, the auction has helped raise more than $640,000 for CAPA.

CAPA’s Open Arms Shelter for Abused and Neglected Children accepts placements from Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, Allendale and Colleton Counties. The shelter provides a safe haven and emotional support to children in their greatest hours of need. SinceHuge auction and party for CAPA on November 15th opening the shelter’s doors in 1985, over 2,100 children, from birth to 21 years old, have resided in the shelter. CAPA also offers outreach programs at low or no cost to the community. These programs include character building classes for children and youth, parenting classes and support groups, and teen pregnancy prevention education. Local teachers, youth workers and others who come in contact with children through their line of work receive training from CAPA on how to identify and report abuse.

The event boasts over 250 donated items for live, silent and online auctions. Items include handcrafted furniture, original oils and watercolors painted by local artists, and jewelry. There are also accommodation packages in many local and out-of-town resorts, golf outings, restaurant gift certificates, professional services for your home, cars and pets, fitness memberships, visits to local shops, spas and more.

For ticket information, you can call Ron Voegeli at 843.812.2796 or Britt Sanders at 843.524.4350. Also, visit the CAPA website to preview auction items and to learn more about the online auction.

Huge auction for CAPA on November 15th   Photo by Eric R. Smith
Huge auction and party for CAPA on November 15th. Photo by Eric R. Smith