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Dinner, auction to benefit Paulding food aid agency Friday
by Tom Spigolon
August 12, 2014 02:14 PM | 2669 views | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Helping Hands of Paulding County will host a dinner and silent auction to benefit the community aid agency Friday at Rose Hall event center in north Paulding County.

The silent auction begins at 6 p.m., and dinner at 7. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in person at 228 W. Spring St. in Dallas, or by calling (770) 443-1230 or (770) 712-7105, or emailing

Rose Hall and Bumble Bee Bakery will provide the food for the event at 808 School Road, off Georgia Hwy. 61, in Dallas. Live entertainment is planned, organizers said.

Items for bidding include gift cards from Henry’s Louisiana Grill, Mellow Mushroom, Bumble Bee Bakery, Paradise Donuts, Publix, Target and Sam’s, according to a news release.

Other items up for bid include room packages at Ragsdale Inn in Dallas, as well as the Atlanta Marriott including dinner in Buckhead, a Chattanooga, Tenn., Marriott, which includes tickets to the Tennessee Aquarium and Beacher’s Lodge in St. Augustine, Fla.

Attendees also will be able to bid on such items as entrance to the Atlanta History Center, golf packages at Creekside and Woodland Hills courses, tickets to Georgia Tech’s opening backetball game and the Rome Braves, bicycles donated by Cycology Bike Shop, a Huffy Basketball System, Movies 278 tickets, games at Stars ‘N Strikes, artwork by local artist Jane Routon artwork, Atlanta Braves baseball signed by John Smoltz and an Atlanta Hawks team basketball.

Bidders also can choose from vouchers to J’Adore Nails Salon, Signature Salon and Spa, Jamberry Nails, Sephora makeup baskets, Aveda hair and body basket, Dallas Chiropractic, Prestige Jewelers, Steve Nations’ gutter cleaning service, Dallas Tire oil changes and tires, Extreme Cycles Harley oil change, Chuck Posey Tax preparation, will preparation by attorneys Talley, Cable and Richardson, Larry Nix Photography package, Hardy Family Automotive gift basket, Discovery Flight lessons, gardening and Duck Dynasty baskets, charcoal and gas grills, Bentley Exterminating packages, Hon Company office furniture, and yard and garden tool bundle and a chainsaw.

Helping Hands is a Christian organization founded in 1987 by five local churches to combat the effects of poverty and hunger in Paulding.

Last year alone it fed 16,132 people — 5,690 families — with 621,238 pounds of food given.

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