The 12th annual Cedar County Memorial Fundraiser is from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, on the hospital grounds. We have some great live auction items with bidding beginning at 6 p.m. —- Shannon Mays and her team from Shannon and Associates will be calling the bids.

Some of our donated items include:

Allison’s Quick Lube – Full service oil change; Insomnia Cookies – 150 individually wrapped cookies; Panera Bread – 1 dozen bagels/month/year; PepperJax Grill – $25 gift card; Andy B’s Bowling Springfield – $125 gift card; Mother’s Brewing Co. – 2 mugs, 64 oz growler, coasters, certificate to fill growler; Talking Rocks Cavern – 4 adult tickets, 4 kids tickets; Craft Axe Throwing Springfield – 2 – $40 gift certificates; Grand Country Music Hall – 4 – all show donation passes; Dickerson Park Zoo – 4 – admission tickets; The Great Passion Play – 2 – admission tickets; Lambert’s – 2 meal tickets; Butterfly Palace – 2 adult, 2 child admission tickets; Presley’s Country Jubilee – 2 show passes; Candy Cane sign, Happy Harvest Sign; Sunflower Wreath; Scarecrow sign, Bulldog sign; Fall Décor Basket; Assorted Cross Stitch Design; Eat Sign, Gather Sign, Cane with Flashlight; Painted Wine Bottles; Barbed Wire Wreath; Cat Picture; Jalapeno Jelly; T-shirt and Buffalo Plaid Pumpkin; The Duttons- 2 Admission tickets; Magic and Comedy (The Duttons) – 2 Admission tickets; Leroy New (The Duttons) – 2 Admission tickets; You Make My Heart Smile sign; SeaLife Aquarium – 4 Admission tickets; LegoLand – 4 Admission tickets; Decorative Floral Planter; El Dorado Springs Plates, 2 Peggy Sibley prints; 2 Decorative Bags; Fresh Water Pearl Earrings, Bracelet, and Necklace.

Remember that tickets are still on sale until Wednesday for $10 each for dinner which includes Barbeque Chicken, Cheesy Potatoes, Seasoned Green Beans, Cherry Cobbler, and a drink. Give us a call at (417) 876-2511 to reserve your ticket.

One small change has been added – our musical entertainment for the evening – “Rock with the Doc” featuring Dr. Wyant, and wife Krystal will be joined by Ginelle Esry and Ron Swopes AND we have been blessed with the addition of Ron Alumbaugh on drums. Also, they have put together a bit longer set than first planned – so the band will kick off the tunes shortly after our start time of 5 p.m. Hope to see you Thursday.