Art Shows

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

For Kids' Sake Art Show and Fundraiser Starts Today

The 10th Annual Fundraiser For Kids’ Sake Art Show, a silent auction to support schools and orphanages in Bangladesh, is being held at the Longbranch Coffeehouse, 100 East Jackson St. The auction runs from November 10 through December 11, 2009. The auction ends at the Closing Reception, Friday December 11 from 6pm to 8pm, which will include live entertainment and delicious hors d’oeuvres. The fundraiser has over 140 pieces including artwork by children from Bangladesh and Southern Illinois, as well as professional artists. The silent auction also includes products and services donated by local businesses such as, weekend getaways and theatre tickets.

For Kids Sake sponsors fundraising events which support over 3,000 children in Bangladesh. 100% of all proceeds from the Art Show will benefit orphanages and schools in Bangladesh.
For more information, contact Shema Jamaluddin at (618) 529-5044 or


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