GENESEO — The Kiwanis Club of Geneseo is holding a fundraiser on April 30 to raise money for two Livingston County families’ hospital expenses.
The families, who will remain anonymous at the request of Geneseo Kiwanis, are both fighting health challenges. The fundraiser will be at the Lakeville Fire Exempt Training Hall on 5939 Stone Hill Road in Lakeville.
Michael Tenalio, a member of Geneseo Kiwanis, said that members of the club are selling reverse raffle tickets for $50, which includes two dinners and the chance to win one of several cash prizes. the grand prize is $1,000, the second place prize is $750 and the third place prize is $500. Other drawings for a blind auction and 50:50 will be held.
Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and drawings will start at 7 p.m. Dinner will be beef tips or vegetable lasagna with potato, vegetables and a dessert.
Both families will introduce themselves and speak at the fundraiser.
The club used a lengthy process to identify the family in need. Tenalio reached out to community organizations and local school administrations to help identify the best families for the fundraiser, then contacted those families directly for their approval.
For tickets, call Pizza Paul’s on Main Street in Geneseo, John Gillette at (585)-662-8033, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.