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Ticonderoga chamber plans annual dinner

June 15 at Silver Bay

“A Royal Affair” is coming. That’s the theme of the 10th annual Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce fund raising dinner and auction that will be held Friday, June 15, at the Silver Bay YMCA’s Gullen Lounge.

“A Royal Affair” is coming. That’s the theme of the 10th annual Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce fund raising dinner and auction that will be held Friday, June 15, at the Silver Bay YMCA’s Gullen Lounge.

— “A Royal Affair” is coming.

That’s the theme of the 10th annual Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce fund raising dinner and auction that will be held Friday, June 15, at the Silver Bay YMCA’s Gullen Lounge.

“Last year was a great success,” said Matthew Courtright, chamber executive director. “Our members, area businesses and community members have been a wonderful support every year of the chamber’s annual fundraiser and it is greatly appreciated. We encourage sponsorship for the 2012 annual fundraiser.”

“A Royal Affair” will begin with appetizers at 6 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner at 7 p.m., a silent auction, a limited live auction, music and dancing. Tickets are $42 a person.

The tickets include appetizers, dinner, desserts, beer, wine, soft drinks and gratuity. The menu includes fresh garden salad, ciabatta bread with a red pepper flake infused olive oil for dipping, baby carrots, twice baked potatoes, chicken, pasta filled with mushrooms and topped with a Mediterranean pesto, roasted beef shank and an assortment of desserts. Coffee and tea will be available.

Early reservations are suggested since space is limited. Reservations can be made by contacting the chamber at 585-6619 or chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.

Assisting in this years event as the auctioneers for the evening will be Bruce Zeman and his dog Hobbes from “The Wake Up Crew with Bruce & Hobbes,” which is a morning talk show on 92.1 WVTK radio.

“We are thrilled to have Bruce and Hobbes join us for this event,” Courtright said. “We are excited for them to be this year’s auctioneers. This will certainly be the first time to have morning radio show hosts and a dog as our auctioneers.

“The goal for this year is to have our annual fundraiser dinner and auction be the TACC premier fundraising event supporting the ongoing efforts of the chamber,” Courtright said. “Continued dedication and support enables us to serve, market and promote the Ticonderoga area including Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Hague, Moriah, and Putnam as well as surrounding areas.

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