The second annual “Quarters For Connor” quarter auction benefitting the Robert “Connor” Rice (RCR) Memorial Fund, Inc. will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at Fisherman’s Crab Deck in Grasonville.
The RCR, Inc. was established in the name of Connor Rice who died on September 16, 2011, at the tender age of 15, in a motor vehicle collision. Proceeds from this event support the scholarship created in Connor’s name and also funds education at Queen Anne’s County High School.
In addition to the quarter auction, this year’s event will feature a silent auction, door prizes, 50/50 raffle, a bake table, and cash bar. Food will be available for purchase from Famous Dave’s Bar B Que with a portion of those sales also going to The Connor Rice Memorial Fund. Anyone wearing their Ravens Ray Rice jersey will receive 6 extra tickets for the door prize drawings.
Tickets for this event are limited to 300 and are selling fast. They’re available by advance purchase only for $5 each at Edward’s Pharmacy, An Optical Galleria, and Town & Country Animal Hospital.
Donations for quarter and silent auction items such as filled baskets, gift certificates, and trips would be most appreciated. If you’d like to donate an item, please contact Deb Lenchner at 410-758-4247 to arrange for pick-up. Monetary donations are also welcomed. Checks can be made payable The Connor Rice Memorial Fund, Inc. and mailed to: RCR, P.O. Box 372, Centreville, MD 21617. All donations are tax deductible under 501.3C non-profit status.
“Last year’s auction was a tremendous success and a really good time. This year, we are expecting to sell out quickly. The continued outpouring of support from this community has just been incredible” says Kobe Pryor, President of The Robert “Connor” Rice Memorial Fund, Inc. “We hope everyone will come out to support this worthy cause and have a great time too!”