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Watauga Habitat for Humanity’s Annual Blueprints and Bow Ties Live Auction Fundraiser to be Held Oct. 18

Watauga Habitat for Humanity will hold its 7th annual Blueprints and Bow Ties Live Auction and Gala Reception on Thursday, Oct. 18. The acclaimed auctioneer Jesse Miller, of First Security Insurance, will be soliciting the bids for items. including a week-long beach getaway at Ocean Isle beach, one-week Endless Vacation with locations worldwide, golf packages, catered shopping sprees, Montana ranch week, gift certificates to the trendiest local eateries and much more. This once-a-year event promises some exhilarating, high energy bidding with great food from Gadabouts Catering and music provided by Gadabouts Catering.

“Blueprints and Bow Ties has been growing in popularity every year. We will be kicking off the event with a lively game of ‘Heads or Tails’ to get the crowd going. We will offer a silent auction, games, a photo booth and more. We are excited to once again host the event at our ReStore as guests look forward to seeing us re-do our nonprofit home improvement store for the evening,” said Allison Jennings, Director of Development. “With the community’s support, Watauga Habitat for Humanity is building strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. Families who partner with Habitat for Humanity are extremely grateful for your support.”

Wine, beer and cider will be provided through a cash bar by Appalachian Mountain Brewery. Food will be catered by Gadabouts Catering, serving items such as Crab Cakes, BBQ Pork Sliders and gourmet desserts. The event will be held at the Habitat Restore which is located at 1200 Archie Carroll Rd in Boone. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the live auction starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 each or 2 for $75 and can be purchased online at www.wataugahabitat.org. For more information, call (828) 268-9545.

Watauga Habitat for Humanity works to eliminate barriers to a better, healthier and more financially stable life by providing homebuyers with a decent and affordable place to call home. Homebuyers partner with Habitat, helping build their own homes alongside volunteers. Habitat offers zero interest mortgages to the home owners. Watauga Habitat for Humanity needs your financial support, your voice and your time. For more information, to donate or to volunteer visit www.wataugahabitat.org.