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Antiques and Fine Arts Auction to Benefit Community Missions

Event Will Also Honor Retirement of PR Director Don Luce

Thu, Nov 1st 2018 10:00 am

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – Community Missions will hold its Annual Antiques and Fine Arts Auction on the afternoon of Sunday, November 11 at the First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown. Admission is $10 per person and $15 per couple, with all proceeds benefiting Crisis Services and Mark’s Place (HIV/AIDS residence) at Community Missions.

More than 200 items will be auctioned at the event. Auction items include a Thai bronzeware service for 12, many pieces of fine art, sports memorabilia, and hundreds of other items. Doors will open at 12:15 p.m. for a viewing of items and a sampling of “heavy hors d’oeuvres.” The Auction will commence at 1 p.m.

The event will also feature a Flea Market. This will include a designer purse table with brand names including Coach, Liz Clairborne, Gucci, Guess, Louis Vuitton, etc. selling at $5 each. Flea items will sell at prices ranging from $2 to $5. A jewelry table will feature antique as well as contemporary pieces.

The event will also serve as a retirement party for longtime Community Missions’ Director of Public Relations and Development Don Luce. Mr. Luce began joined the agency in 1998, and will celebrate 20 years of service at this year’s Auction.

For more information or with any questions, including pieces that you may want to donate to the event, please call Don Luce at 716-285-3403 ext. 2226.

Community Missions has provided the Niagara community with a wide range of vital services since 1925. In 2017, CMI provided more than 109,000 meals and 12,000 nights of care within its crisis services programs. Additional agency programs serve adults and youth with psychiatric disabilities, parolees, at-risk youth and other underserved populations in both residential and recovery-oriented settings.


By The Numbers...

In 2023, Community Missions provided:

12,108 nights of shelter

178,696 meals

2,780 individuals with clothing

3,562 care days in Youth Services

43,388 care days in Recovery Services

72,302 care days in Housing Services

467 reflections & resources for Faith Development


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