Lions scholarship auction Feb. 17

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“Conductor of Fun” Jim Freeman will emcee the annual Coupeville Lions Scholarship Auction Feb. 17. Photo provided

“Conductor of Fun” Jim Freeman will emcee the annual Coupeville Lions Scholarship Auction Feb. 17. Photo provided

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Coupeville Lions Scholarship Auction.

This year’s auction will be held 5-8:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Oak Harbor Elk’s Lodge.

In the 12 years the Lions have held the event, more than $300,000 has been raised and awarded, furnishing a variety of scholarships to qualified Coupeville High School seniors.

Tickets are $40 per person and include a selection of wine, beer and cheeses selected by bayleaf during the silent auction mixer.

Dinner will include a full barbecue rib dinner prepared by the Elks and served family-style by Coupeville High School National Honor Society students.

For dessert, the highest bidding table chooses from among an assortment of desserts prepared by Coupeville Lions, Lion spouses and friends of Lions.

Whidbey Island’s “Conductor of Fun,” Jim Freeman will host the live auction.

Freeman has been entertaining local audiences of all ages for over three decades. Whether it be a county fair, festival, parade, television commercial, movie scene or an auction, he is involved, enthused and filled with the magic of the moment.

Auctioned this year will be a number of unforgettable experiences, local get-a-ways, catered dinner parties, spa experiences and much, much more.

Tickets sell out quickly, so get them now. Call the “Lions Line” at 360-678-4105 to make arrangements.

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