The deadline to register for the 2009 PARC Benefit Auction Saturday at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Ballroom in East Peoria is at noon Wednesday.


The deadline to register for the 2009 PARC Benefit Auction Saturday at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Ballroom in East Peoria is at noon Wednesday.

PARC's mission is to provide lifelong, person-centered programs and services to individuals with developmental disabilities so they can fully participate in life with dignity and respect.

The evening will be filled with fun, culinary delights, beverage tastings, live music by Preston Jackson and Friends, and auction items. Auction items can be viewed online. Peruse over 130 items valued at over $80,000, including sports memorabilia, gastronomic delights, pamper me packages, and travel experiences.

Back again by popular demand are our PARC Piggy Banks. Some have been "fattened up" with money more than others. Each PARC Piggy Bank has either a $1, $5, $10, $50 or $100 bill in it.


Reservations are $50 each and tables of 10 are $450. Reservations include a buffet of culinary delights, wine and beverage tastings, live entertainment, and an auction bidding packet. Reservations can be made online until noon Wednesday, Aug. 26. To make reservations after that date, please phone 689-3603.