River of Time Museum: That’s Italian Fundraiser!

spaghetti-dinner_0Tickets are now on sale for the August 13th Annual Italian Dinner!  They can be purchased at the River of Time Museum Store (open 10-2, Tuesday through Saturday), Fountain Fashions, Gridley’s, Sami’s, and the Fountain Hills Times.


A delightful assortment of prizes are arriving daily for the silent and live auctions that will be held at the dinner.  First time ever we are offering a Family Star Party!  If you are a traveler we have resort packages in Mexico, Sedona and nearby.  If you are an outdoorsman, cruises at local lakes, a jeep desert adventure, a guided trip over Four Peaks, or numerous golf packages and air mattresses for campers.  A top of the line luxury Memory Foam Mattress on everyone’s wish list!  Mattel toys for children (some collectibles) and the ever popular wine tasting events and pizza parties and numerous gift certificates for local restaurants and businesses.  Phil’s Filling Station is once again donating a great Italian meal!


Many thanks to the businesses who have already stepped forward – AZ Trails Travel, Arrivederci Cucina Italiana, Desert Belle Cruises, Bonnie Schweihs Pet Portraits, Dolly Steamboat, Euro Pizza Café, FH Physical Therapy, FH Theater, Green Zebra Adventures, Lawrence Dunham Vineyards, Paul’s Ace Hardware, Pisa Pizza, PRP Wines, R&S Mattresses, Rio Diablo Resort, Rio Verde Golf Club, Russo’s Hair Salon, Sapori D’Italia, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Simply Marvelous, Stone Creek Golf Club, Super Cleaners & Tailoring, We Ko Pa Golf and Resort, Wines for Humanity, Yates Jewelry, You Need Nails, Zusia’s Doggie Salon and several valley museums.


Advance tickets are $15 each or two for $25.  A table of eight is $100 and may be reserved by calling Skehen at 480-816-4186.


Donations for the night’s auctions are still being accepted through August 8. Individuals may donate new or certified collectable items. Businesses and other organizations are encouraged to donate merchandise, services or coupons and gift cards. Donation drop-offs may be made at the Museum or call Debbie Skehen at 480-816-4186 to make other arrangements.  All donors’ names will be posted in the Times and in all advertising communications.

Proceeds of the dinner will be used to Reimagine, Redesign and Rediscover the River of Time Museum.

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