Lioness Club plans annual bingo fundraiser

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

The Greencastle-Antrim Lioness Club is preparing for its biggest fundraiser of the year, cash, Coach and Kate Spade bingo on Sunday, Sept. 24, at Blue Heron Events, 407 S. Washington St., Greencastle.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and bingo starts at 1 p.m. Lunch will be available for purchase.

Twenty-four games will be played — six for cash and 18 for purses. There also will be games of chance and door prizes.

Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door, if available. For tickets, contact any G-A Lioness Club member or call 717-658-7582, 717 597 -8371, or 717-597-3037. Tickets are also on sale at Carl's Drug Store in Greencastle.

Lunch will be available for purchase.

All proceeds benefit Lioness community projects. In the past year, the club gave $1,000 to the cancer research at Relay for Life, $1,000 to diabetes research, a $2,000 scholarship to a Greencastle youth going into the medical field, $1,000 to a family of five who lost everything in a house fire, $1,000 to the District 14-T District Governor Projects, $500 to Rescue Hose Co., $500 to Medic II in Greencastle, $500 to the Jerome R. King Playground, $500 to the Greencastle-Antrim Youth Foundation (train station building), $200 to the Mason-Dixon Boy Scout Council, $200 to Two Top Mountain Foundation to do sports for Wounded Warriors and people with disabilities, $200 to Save A Vet Save - A Pet project in Franklin County, money to support a visually impaired student, $350 to support  needy Greencastle youth with gifts for Christmas, $100 to help give every Greencastle first-grader a personalized book, more than $200 to help pay for food for blood donors when the Bloodmobile comes to Greencastle, $100 to be a sponsor of the daddy-daughter dance by the Greencastle-Antrim Educational Foundation, $100 to support local WRGG radio station and $200 to Tayamentasachta. The club also supplied over 600 cups of free hot chocolate at the Greencastle Christmas Parade, does bingo at Heritage Hills Retirement Home monthly, provides money to the library to buy large print books and bakes over 100 cakes for the cake wheel at the Rescue Hose Carnival.