Upcoming fund-raisers will benefit facilities, services for the mentally ill

Monday, February 13, 2006

Southeast Missourian

Proceeds for two events scheduled for March will benefit the Community Counseling Center Foundation. The semi-annual Antiques and Collectibles Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 12 at the Arena Building in Cape Girardeau, with an early bird pre-sale held from 8 to 9 a.m. Dealers are still being recruited.

The 13th annual doctor vs. lawyers basketball game will be held at 5 p.m. March 18 at the Central High School gym. Doors open at 4 p.m. Tickets are available at the door or at any CCC location. A post-game party and silent auction will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gatherings Cafe, Marquette Tower, 338 Broadway, Cape Girardeau.

Proceeds from these events will go the CCCF to improve facilities, equipment and services for people with mental illness. For more information or tickets, call Linda Puchbauer at 334-1100, extension 232; Larry Essner at 334-1100, extension 219; or Kelly Morton at 651-6296.

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