Education Foundation to hold silent auction

Find a variety items, such as four Effie Bornhoft prints, a 1965 photo of a train wreck in Rush City and hand quilted works, at the Rush City Education Foundation’s silent auction during the Music and Art Festival. Photo supplied

Find a variety items, such as four Effie Bornhoft prints, a 1965 photo of a train wreck in Rush City and hand quilted works, at the Rush City Education Foundation’s silent auction during the Music and Art Festival. Photo supplied

The Rush City Education Foundation, along with the classes of 1957 and 1958, is holding a silent auction to benefit the Foundation Grant and Scholarship Program.

Held in conjunction with the Rush City Music and Art Festival on Aug. 16, the auction includes many gift certificates from local businesses and a variety of items, such as four Effie Bornhoft prints, a 1965 photo of a train wreck in Rush City and hand quilted works. The auction starts at 9 a.m., and bids close at 4:30 p.m.

In two years, the foundation has issued more than $5,500 in grants and $5,000-plus in scholarships.

The Rush City Education Foundation is a member of the St. Croix Valley Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization. Funds are raised by the foundation on behalf of its fund of the St. Croix Valley Foundation.

If you would like to become involved with the Rush City Education Foundation, contact Matt Meissner, president, Scott Friday, Heidi Schafer, Donnette Wheelock, Kathy Lillis, Erin White, Vivian Pasche, Joann Belau or Priscilla Mitchell. For more information, visit www.rushcityeducationfoundation.org.

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