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Event Raises $17,000 for Ozaukee Family Services

Dec. 3, 2010

“There’s No Place Like Home” was the theme for the annual fall luncheon benefiting Ozaukee Family Services. It was held on Tuesday, November 16, at the North Shore County Club in Mequon. More than 180 people enjoyed a delicious lunch while learning about a few of the many people who have been touched and enriched by various programs offered by Ozaukee Family Services.

 

The event raised more than $17,000. The proceeds will allow the local nonprofit agency to continue to provide: affordable counseling to people who don’t have insurance, parent education and support, prevention education, services to help senior citizens remain living independently, and the Rainbows program for children who have experienced death or divorce in their family.

 

This event was organized by Ozaukee Family Services’ Auxiliary, a group of volunteers that act as the fund raising arm of the agency. The group plans and organizes two major fund raisers each year. For this event, they auctioned off a variety of one-of-a-kind hand painted bird houses. They were all painted by local artists and members of the Auxiliary under the direction of Kyle Zubatsky, of Tall Tree Gallery in Thiensville

 

Ozaukee Family Services is a non-profit agency that serves all of Ozaukee County with a mission of improving lives to help families succeed. All services are free or on a sliding fee scale – no one is ever turned away because of the inability to pay. To learn more contact Ozaukee Family Services at 262.376.7774 or visit www.OzaukeeFamilyServices.org

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