The J.R. Lowell Elementary School PTO of Watertown, MA is pleased to announce the start of its “7 Wishes for $7,000” campaign. The fundraiser begins today, February 15, 2013 with the launch of the online silent auction www.32auctions.com/lowell-7-wishes and culminates on Friday March 8, 2013 at Donohue’s Bar & Grill -- Function Room (located on Bigelow Avenue) with the adult Watertown community. All are welcome to attend.
The Lowell Elementary School’s 7 Wishes include:
1. In-house grade level field trips
2. Leveled reading books for classrooms
3. App for the school IPod cart
4. Student magazines (Time for Kids)
5. Fully funded afterschool homework club
6. Classroom supply assistance
7. Art & music supplies
The silent auction allows visitors to place bids on items of interest directly on the web site until March 6 (no credit card required). Final live bidding on items will occur at the fundraiser event on March 8th. The PTO team has been working diligently resulting in over 120 fabulous auction items with more added daily.
In addition to the silent auction, the evening of March 8 at Donohue’s Bar & Grill will also have two rounds of raffles, a wine grab and a wheel of chance. Prizes include gift certificates from local businesses and restaurants including, Dunkin Donuts, FitZ’s, Revolve, Gerry’s Italian Kitchen, Andrea’s House of Pizza, Massis Bakery and more. Raffle tickets will be $5 for 3 tickets.
Our Wheel of Chance, at $5 per spin, lets people spin the wheel for some fun! Filled with great prizes, the wheel is a crowd favorite. You never know what you can win!