Dress Up Your Jeans and Join the Blue Jean Gala!

By Pam Link, The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville Board of Directors, and Chair of the Auction Committee

Back by popular demand, The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville is presenting the Blue Jean Gala, our 27th Annual Auction Gala on April 3 at Summerfield Farms. The evening festivities will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with a silent auction showcasing items in the following categories: beauty/spa, arts and entertainment, children’s corner, sports, health and fitness, pets, home and garden, automotive, relaxing getaways, and food and beverages.

The evening also includes a tasty meal catered by Above and Beyond Catering with complimentary beer and wine provided by R.H. Barringer Distributing, Inc. and American Premium Beverage Inc. Other highlights include the popular “Fitzpedia” – a wine, beer and spirit pull, restaurant wild card, and a live auction with some very appealing items and experiences.

The “GOLDEN TICKET” will be introduced this year! Purchase a “GOLDEN TICKET” for $50 to be in a drawing for your choice of one of the live auction items before it begins. What a great deal for one lucky person, a $50 donation to a worthy cause for an opportunity to win an incredible prize!

Support our ministry, get your tickets today! They are available for $50 per person and may be purchased online at www.ShepCtrKville.com or at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville located at 431-B W. Bodenhamer Street. Make plans to join us in your jeans and cowboy boots, or dress up your jeans with your diamonds and pearls for a fun evening supporting a very worthy organization. We hope to see you there!

For more information or if you are interested in donating an auction item, contact Lynne Garms at 336-996-6696 or lynne@shepctrkville.com.

We are very enthusiastic about the exciting items we are putting together to offer at this years event. Hosting a fun evening that gives us a chance to make some personal connections with our community donors and our supporters while raising money for our wonderful cause is a great combination.

Presenting Sponsor
Kerner Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care and Arbor Ridge at Kernersville

Gold Sponsor
The Lawrence and Etta Lee Pope Foundation

Silver Sponsors
Backyard Leisure Hot Tubs and Pools
Hopkins Road Animal Hospital
Linda Gilley, in Honor of Sam Gilley
Pierce Jefferson Funeral Home and Cremation Services
Robins Rental LLC
Friends of The Shepherd’s Center

Bronze Sponsors
1-Stop; Amanzi Marble and Granite; Kernersville Pharmacy; Loflin Concrete, Inc; Medford Construction Co Inc; McDaniel and Company PLLC; State Farm Insurance, Kevin Bugg Agency and The Collegiate Shop; The Kernersville Women’s Club; The Phoenix Company; Triad Fabrications and Machine; Caudill’s Electric; Fidelity Bank; Meylor Chiropractic; and
Robins Rental LLC

Other Supporting Sponsors
Floor Coverings International; Grass America Inc; Hayworth Miller Funeral Home; Kernersville Rehab Specialists LLC; Long Insurance Services; Pennybyrn; Right at Home; BB&T, now Truist; Kernersville Family Medicine; and Marble Granite World

The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville is an interfaith ministry of volunteers which champions and sustains adults who are aging or with disabilities. Our vision is to empower individuals and enrich the lives of adults who are aging or with disabilities in our community. We believe this provides dignity, respect, purpose and other essentials of life.

For over 35 years, The Shepherd’s Center has offered programs and services valuable to the health and wellbeing of the residents in our community. Last year over 4,000 individuals received one or more of the 5,927 programs and services offered, including:

• 5,021 telephone reassurance calls were made
• 55 minor home repairs were completed
• 2,928 two-way transportation rides were given
• 498 visits were made by companion sitters or visitation volunteers
• 520 pieces of durable medical equipment were loaned
• 254 individuals received a “pick-me-up” bouquet through Project Joy
• 2,964 seniors made 21,857 visits to our Senior Enrichment Center; over 900 tax preparations were completed

This was made possible by our many volunteers putting in over 19,000 hours of service.

Join the cause by participating in the Blue Jean Gala on April 3rd at Summerfield Farms, 3203 Pleasant Ridge Rd, Summerfield, NC 27358. Tickets are available for $50 per person and may be purchased online at www.ShepCtrKville.com or at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville.

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