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Charity Art Auction to Benefit Local Senior Services

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Art, such as “Starry Night” by Vincent van Gogh, will be featured at a live art auction on Friday, October 26 (preview begins at 7 pm) at 290 Broad Street, Summit.  The charity event will be conducted by Marlin Art and will benefit the services and programs that are offered by SAGE Eldercare for area older adults and their caregivers.  To purchase tickets or learn more about the event, contact Dawn Knill at 908.598.5503 or email dknill@sageeldercare.org.  For more information on the organization, visit www.sageeldercare.org. 
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On Friday, October 26, the public is invited to attend an Art Auction at SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit, to support area seniors who benefit from the nonprofit organization’s services.  SAGE serves more than 6,000 people throughout Union, Essex, Morris and Somerset Counties by offering programs that support the independence and quality of life for older adults, their families and caregivers.

 “We are very excited to be hosting this event with Marlin Art, who is well-known among the art circles for presenting fabulous fundraising events and having access to a variety of artists,” stated Dawn Knill, Director of Development and Public Relations for SAGE Eldercare.  “We will be featuring art in all media forms and have items that will hit all price ranges -- something for everyone.”

The preview will begin at 7 pm, followed by a live auction, beginning at 8 pm.  Advance ticket prices are $10 per person, $15 per couple.  Tickets will be available at the door for an additional fee.  Light hors d’oeuvres, dessert and beverages will be served.  For more information or to purchase tickets, call Dawn Knill at 908.598.5503 or email dknill@sageeldercare.org.

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Major credit cards will be accepted for art purchases.  To preview the art, visit www.marlinart.com.  If you are unable to attend, but would like to support SAGE, purchases can be made online; use code #63974 at the check-out to give credit to the organization.

 Marlin Art conducts over 500 live auctions each year, raising millions of dollars for various worthy causes.  With 38 years of experience and successful partnership in the fundraising sector, Marlin Art has a client list that includes organizations large and small who need to raise funds for their various causes and special interests.  The addition of MarlinArt.com has added to their ability to assist organizations in their fundraising efforts.  The company has exclusive relationships with many prominent artists, including Fazzino, Borelli, Neiman, Lui and Holland. 

SAGE Eldercare supports older adults through the provision of client-centered health, social and support services.  Founded in 1954, SAGE is one of the few non-profit eldercare agencies in the United States, and the oldest in New Jersey, that offers a broad and comprehensive array of services under one roof that assist elderly, often frail, adults to remain independent in their own homes. 

Programs at SAGE Eldercare include: HomeCare; Meals On Wheels; Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Center; GPS (Guidance Planning Support) Services; InfoCare free information and referral service; Fall Prevention Initiative; Home Repair Service; Grocery Shopping and Errand Service; Bill Paying Service; Holistic Living Services; Alzheimer’s and PREP caregiver support groups; Community Education; and Union County Medicare SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program).  In addition, SAGE has operated a Furniture Restoration Workshop, run by volunteers who specialize in caning and rushing chairs and refinishing furniture, and a Resale Shop for more than 50 years.  Both provide essential funding that supports the organization’s programs and services for seniors in the community. 

SAGE Eldercare serves over 6,000 people throughout Union, Essex, Morris and Somerset Counties, as well as across the United States.  For more information, call 908.273.5550 or visit www.sageeldercare.org.

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