Bank Holds Silent Auction to Benefit United Fund | New

a Stock Exchange Bank is holding a silent auction later this month, with proceeds going to the United Fund to support several nonprofits. The auction will take place at the bank’s main office, 1117 10th St., on Wednesday, October 12 from 9 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Many were donated at silent auction by local businesses, clubs and individuals. These include, but are not limited to, Thunder tickets, OSU tickets, baked goods, crafts, and lottery tickets to name a few. For each item, the highest bidder wins. Winners will be notified and do not need to be present to win.

United Fund of Woodward is a local non-profit organization that supports 12 local agencies. The funds directly benefit the residents of Woodward County. It was created in 1957 and has a 33-member board of directors.

The 2022 Stock Exchange Bank Silent Auction benefits the following nonprofits: Boys Cimarron Council/Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma, Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Northwest Oklahoma Chapter of American Red Cross, Northwest Oklahoma Literacy Council, Salvation Army, Woodward Senior Center, High Plains Outreach Center, Woodward Arts and Theater Council, Senior Nutrition Program, The Hope Center and Kids Inc.

A number of other fundraising events are planned from Wednesday. They understand:

September 28 – Wash for a Cause at Tunnel Wash near Walmart. All cash payments will be made to the United Fund during car wash hours at 8:00 a.m. at 18 o’clock. No appointment is necessary.

October 7 – Trivia Night with a grand prize of $1,000. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Woodward County Event Center and includes dinner, drinks, and door prizes.

October 11 – Baked Potato Dinner at Woodward Senior Center, tickets are $6 and include a Baked Potato Dinner, desserts and a design for a handmade quilt.

Oct. 25 – – Chili and chicken noodle dinner at Kid’s Inc. with desserts and silent auction from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The cost is $6.

The United Fund of Woodward’s website indicates that each agency/organization benefiting from the annual fundraisers provides a variety of services to meet the needs of children, adults and seniors in the area. Generous nonprofits in Northwestern Oklahoma help provide for these people through its annual United Fund of Woodward. All donors and helpers are appreciated.

For more information on the silent auction, contact Kristy Hunter at Stock Exchange Bank (580-256-3314). For more information about the United Fund or ways to donate, contact Carlinda Thornton, coaching chair, at the Woodward Chamber of Commerce (580-256-7411).

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