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Honoree Reception/Silent Auction
 
When:
Saturday, November 23, 2019
6-9 p.m.
Where:
R.I. Veterans Home
480 Metacom Ave.
Bristol R.I.
$30.00 per person

Includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and drink ticket

Our second annual fundraising event begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Galley of the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol.

The evening will include recognition of chosen honorees, a silent auction, raffles and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Complimentary valet parking will be available.

Our 2019 Honorees will be announced at 7:15 p.m. and include:
  1. BG (Ret.) Richard J. Valente, RI National Guard
  2. George W. Reilly
  3. Ron and Pete Cardi
  4. Gold Star Families of the "Rhode Island Nine"

A silent auction/raffle will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. with exclusive items including decorated Christmas trees, trips, tickets, autographed memorabilia, artwork and gift certificates.

All proceeds will directly benefit the veterans living at the Rhode Island Veterans Home and their families. Please visit our website at www.rivhfamilycouncil.com for more information.

BECOME AN EVENT SPONSOR

If you would like to become an Event Sponsor, please download the form, fill out the first column and the Sponsor section. Please contact Patti Baccus at pbaccus@cox.net or 401.413.6280 for additional information. 

Click here to download the Sponsor form.

DONATE A CHRISTMAS TREE

CHRISTMAS TREE INFORMATION

From traditional to unique, let your creativity soar by choosing to decorate an artificial tree (from table top up in size). The sponsor is responsible for providing their own tree at their own expense. Trees must be artificial, pre-lit, and flame retardant. Decorations should enhance the overall value of the tree. Sponsors are responsible for providing their own extension cord (minimum of 12' in length). Entries must be tasteful in design and decoration and should be appropriate for display during a family-oriented community event. All decorations, accessories (such as tree skirts and tree toppers), and gifts will be raffled with the tree. Any faux gifts must be clearly marked "for display only".

Below are some creative ideas. For additional theme ideas, Google "Festival of Trees".

• Children's Trees (Disney, Frozen, Cars, etc.)
• Christmas Era
• Baking
• Patriotic
• Whiskey
• Gift Cards/Money Tree/Scratcher Trees
• Themes representing a business or organization
• Trees specific to women/men

Please note that a schedule will be sent to all donors the week prior to the event so that they can come to the Veterans Home and put up their tree.
 

Contact Patti Baccus at pbaccus@cox.net or (401) 413-6280 for additional information and to reserve a space at our event for your tree. 
Deadline is November 4, 2019.
Minimum Value of Trees: $100.

Click here to download the Tree Donation form.

DONATE A SILENT AUCTION ITEM

If you would like to donate an item for the Silent Auction, please download the form, fill out the first column and the Silent Auction section. Please contact Patti Baccus at pbaccus@cox.net or 401.413.6280 for additional information. 

Click here to download the Donation form.