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Auction To Benefit Chester County 4-H Center
WEST CHESTER (Chester
Co.) An auction to benefit the
Chester County 4-H Center will
be held on Saturday, May 21 at the
Tabas Hotel in Downingtown.
The event will feature “The
Buck Run Bridge” lithograph,
signed and numbered 12/295 by
Chester County Artist Peter Scul
thoipe. It will also feature hand
made quilts, pillows, and wall
hangings done by Chester County
Other items will include Win
ross trucks. Ertl trucks, signed
sports memorabilia, antiques, and
items such as baskets filled with
Chester County treasures, hand
made bluebird boxes, and bird
feeders. The auction will also in
clude several gift certificates from
area restaurants, saddleries, mu
seums, nurseries, hot air balloon
rides, and white rafting trips. The
doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and
the auction will begin at 7 p.m.
Food will be available.
The Romano 4-H Center is lo
cated on Route 322 in West
Brandywine Township, Once
completed, it will provide a home
for 4-H to conduct their various
small animal, horse, dairy and
livestock shows and sales along
with the general 4-H roundup that
includes clothing and textiles, ve
getables, woodworking, and learn
and earn projects, to name a few.
Eventually, a building that would
house classrooms and meeting
rooms will be established that will
allow 4-H clubs to conduct meet
ings and educational seminars at
the site. When not in use by the
4-H clubs, it will be available for
The Chester County 4-H Center
Inc. board of directors went to set
tlement on the land in December.
Fifteen acres of the property were
donated by the Romano Family of
West Brandywine Township and
an additional five acres was pur
chased with money raised by the
will be scheduled soon. Monies
raised by this auction will be put
toward the building fund.
Private donations are still being
solicited and can be sent to Ches
ter County 4-H Center Inc., do
Keystone Farm Credit, AC A, P.O.
Box 481, Avondale, PA 19311.
Anyone interested in learning
more about the 4-H Center should
Pictured are a few of the handmade items that will be auctioned off at the Chester
County 4-H Center Benefit Auction on May 21 at the Tabas Hotel in Downingtown.
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