Lake Burien Presbyterian Church Dinner/Auction Is Saturday, Oct. 9th

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Lake Burien Presbyterian Church is holding a fundraiser Silent Auction and Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 9th from 6pm – 8pm in the church Fellowship Hall at 15003 14th Ave. SW.

Several historical Burien items will be offered in the Silent Auction, including:

  1. A prize-winning quilt made for the Washington State Centennial in 1988 quilted by the “Hands That Talk,” a quilting group active at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church for over 30 years. The quilt has many hidden objects like Mt. Rainier, salmon, the Olympia State Capitol, Mt. Spokane, Lake Burien Presbyterian Church, evergreen trees, whales and many more. A list of all the hidden items will be available at the auction.
  2. A Floral Still Life Painting by Burien artist, Marjorie Fogelstedt, who died in 1992. She was a fashion illustrator for Frederick and Nelson for 25 years. As a local watercolor artist, her work was exhibited in Northwest watercolor exhibitions and at local Highline galleries.
  3. Handmade pottery by potter Don Schindler, a member of the Seahurst Gallery and whose works were displayed there and in the Burien Art Gallery for many years.

This prize-winning quilt will be offered up for auction on Saturday, Oct. 9th.

Other samples of auction items include a round of golf with Pastor Tobin Wilson, two autographed balls from Mariner catcher Dan Wilson, a cruise on Puget Sound, a gourmet dinner, a custom ordered handmade Christening gown, a set of 10 dessert plates, sugar and creamer and cups and saucers made from hand-painted porcelain from Bavaria and an original painting by Artist-in-Residence, Sonya Vasilieff.

Dinner tickets are on sale for $12.50 for youth and adults, and $6.00 for children 12 and under. Information on tickets and the auction is available at 206-242-6023. All tickets must be reserved by Monday, October 4th.

The Silent Auction and Dinner is sponsored by the Lake Burien Presbyterian Women. All proceeds from the auction and dinner will be divided between Orphan Relief and Rescue, the non-profit serving 22 orphanages in Liberia and Benin that house about 1000 children that is newly located at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church, the Boy Scout Troop 360, the Lake Burien Presbyterian Women’s Mission programs and scholarships to send children and youth to camp.

Join us for a fun evening of music, fellowship, silent auction and a prime-rib dinner.

Make your dinner reservations by Monday, October 4th by calling 206-242-6023 for information.

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