Bingo fundraiser Friday to benefit ARK


By Cynthia Cothren - For The Tribune



Lora Evans, Tracy Mays and Ruth Evans show off items for winners at Friday’s Bingo fundraiser for The ARK.


Submitted photo

JONESVILLE — Join callers Lora Evans and Michael Wilson and yell Bingo for The ARK fundraiser on Friday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center in Jonesville.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Bingo begins 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25 in advance, and $30 at the door the night of event, and includes 20 cards/dauber and five door prize tickets. Food of BBQ, chips, drink and dessert catered by Harry’s Place will be available for $5 per person.

Grand prizes include two-night stay at Fairfield Inn with tickets to Biltmore House, two-night stay at Fairfield Inn with tickets to the zoo and two-night stay at a Fairfield Inn Coastal location. Twenty game prizes include 19-inch flat-screen TV, spa baskets, Cedarbrook Country Club, car and oil change collection, golf basket, Italian basket, food baskets and tons of local restaurant gift certificates.

Dynamic mother and daughter duo Ruth and Lora Evans and Tracy Mays have teamed up for years to manage great Bingo events. They have invested their time and talents to organize the fundraiser for The ARK this Friday.

Lora Evans and Tracy Mays are passionate about working in the community as they serve on staff at The ARK, said Cynthia Cothren, executive director of The ARK. “They both bring great qualities and experience to work to help the guests at the ARK move forward in self sustaining situations.”

The ARK has provided emergency housing and services for the homeless for more than 16 years and serves seven children and 11 adults at present.

To get advance tickets, call 336-527-1637; pick up tickets at The ARK, 130 Hill St., Elkin; or purchase through Paypal at www.thearkelkin.org.

Lora Evans, Tracy Mays and Ruth Evans show off items for winners at Friday’s Bingo fundraiser for The ARK.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_BINGO.jpgLora Evans, Tracy Mays and Ruth Evans show off items for winners at Friday’s Bingo fundraiser for The ARK. Submitted photo

By Cynthia Cothren

For The Tribune

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