Thursday, October 25, 2012

Finlandia club to host "Soup for Sneakers" Oct. 27

HANCOCK -- The Finlandia University Student Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Club will host a "Soup for Sneakers" lunch, silent auction, and raffle from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 27,  at the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock.

Lunch attendees who bring a new pair of tennis shoes for children ages newborn to 13 will be entered in a prize raffle. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase.

On the lunch menu are assorted soups and chili, bread, desserts, and beverages.

Shoes and proceeds will be donated locally and to "Shoes 4 Kids," a national organization which provides shoes to children in need.

Admission is $6 per person and $5 for Finlandia students. Children aged six and under may attend free. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door.

Advance tickets holders are eligible to enter a special prize drawing. Advance tickets may be purchased from Finlandia PTA students, faculty, and staff.

For more information, please call 487-7377.

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