The Kiwanis Club of Rockford will be holding the 2nd Annual Budding Artists Fundraiser on Friday, May 15 at Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Country Club, 5151 Guilford Road from 6-9 p.m.
This fundraiser provides an opportunity for selected art students from Rockford Public, Boylan Catholic and Lutheran High Schools to showcase and make money with their art works.
The evening will feature an appetizer buffet dinner, live music by classical guitarist Ted Stavrou and a live auction of the students’ art.
Art teachers from the participating schools have chosen four students from each school to enter one piece of art into the auction.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit the students who will receive 50 percent of the sale price for the art, his/her school arts program receiving $250 per school and the Kiwanis Club of Rockford.
Tickets are available for $50 and can be purchased prior to the event at kiwanisclubofrockford.com or from Kiwanis Club of Rockford members.
Alternatively tickets can be bought by mailing a check payable to Kiwanis Charities of Rockford with the names of your guests to Kiwanis Club of Rockford, PO Box 8472, Rockford, Illinois 61126 by Friday and tickets will be mailed to you.