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2018 Tricky Tray Tickets On Sale Now - Franklin Woman's Club Event Benefits Scholarship Awards & Community Organizations

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2018 Tricky Tray Tickets On Sale Now –

 Franklin Woman’s Club Event Benefits Scholarship Awards

 & Community Organizations

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The Franklin Woman’s Club is hosting its 25th annual Tricky Tray Basket Auction on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Franklin High School, located at 500 Elizabeth Avenue in Somerset.  Doors open at 6 PM and prize drawings begin at 7:30. The proceeds will benefit the Scholarship Award given to several qualifying Franklin Township graduating high school females and also provides funds to other selected not-for-profit organizations in the community.

Grand prizes include four (1-day) Disney Park Hopper tickets (valued at $648.00) and a television. Other prizes include a Fitbit Charge 2, Keurig coffee maker, Vera Bradley items, restaurant certificates and specialty baskets with merchandise and gift cards to numerous businesses.  The event also features door prizes, a 50/50 and a Dessert Bar.

Those interested in attending can obtain information about ordering admission tickets, purchasing discounted bonus packs and reserving their tables at: www.franklinwomansclub.com (Tricky Tray page). Online ticket ordering will be available at the end of January.  (Processing fee applies for online orders).

Note: Admission tickets will be available while supplies last and will only be available at the door if not sold out. Tickets are non-refundable.  

Donations and ADS:

Businesses or individuals interested in donating merchandise, gift certificates (to be used as prizes), refreshments (for the Dessert Table) or placing an AD in the program booklet can make arrangements through the website at www.franklinwomansclub.com (Tricky Tray page).

The Franklin Woman’s Club (FWC), is part of the General and New Jersey State Federations of Women's Clubs. *  The FWC, which has been serving the community since 1922, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian service organization committed to improving the community through volunteerism. In addition to community initiatives, the Franklin Woman’s Club also features frequent social and educational events for enrichment.

*The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) is an international women's organization with over 80,000 members in affiliated clubs in every state, the District of Columbia, and more than a dozen countries. GFWC members work in their own communities to support the arts, preserve natural resources, advance education, promote healthy lifestyles, encourage civic involvement and work toward world peace and understanding. 

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