Time is running out to get tickets and tables for the 14th annual “Justice Is Served” to benefit the Fannin County Children’s Center. November 5 is the last day to get early bird pricing of $35 each for individual, open seating tickets. On November 6, the price will go up to $40 per ticket. Reserved seating for two, four, eight or sixteen people is also still available. Deadline to guarantee inclusion in the printed program for sponsors and auction donors is October 31.
Doors to the Multi-Purpose Complex in Bonham will open at 6:00 pm on Saturday, Nov 10. A buffet dinner prepared by Feast on This will be served up by local judges, police chiefs, prosecutors, lawmakers and other justice officials. Guests will enjoy sampling sweet treats from a decadent dessert bar which will feature cupcakes from Cake Lane, sugar cookies from Robin Loreth and gourmet popcorn from Pop Around the Corner.
A preview list of silent and live auction items is posted on the Children’s Center’s website. Live auction items include a one-of-a-kind bar and bar stools created by Tracey Lackey, Shawn Fulton and Brenda Magness, an antique secretary with hutch from Another Time Antiques and Collectibles, a framed Texas Flag from Senator Bob Hall and Judge Lauri Blake’s famous turtle brownies. Outdoorsmen and women may be interested in a one hour hog shoot from a helicopter for two people from Skyhunter Outfitters or a guided fishing trip for three donated by Jason’s Towing and Diesel Repair or a deer feeder donated by Mickey and Sophia Dyson. Children’s Center volunteer Tyler Knight has donated a pair of tickets to see Aaron Watson in concert and go back stage for a meet and greet. Other live auction items include a private wine tasting class for 14-20 people at Total Wine and a Slam Dunk Birthday Party Package for up to 10 guests from Dave & Buster’s in Frisco.
This year’s event theme is The Great Gatsby. Organizers are planning a fun and elegant, 1920’s style evening with live jazz music by the James Dearing band. Guests are encouraged to dress up for this event and even wear 1920’s style clothing.
Proceeds from the event will help sustain a wide variety of programs and services for children, including CASA, Children’s Advocacy Center and child abuse prevention.
Platinum sponsors of the event are Kwik Chek, McCraw Oil, Cole Title Company and Jason Garner Custom Welding.