Amani Center : Columbia County’s, non-profit, Child Abuse Assessment and Treatment Program, will be hosting their 9th Annual Luau and Auction this Saturday, September 10th at the Columbia County Fairground Event Complex beginning at 4:30pm.
This year, selected donors will be invited to a VIP pre-event reception from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Attendees will enjoy light fare and specialty drinks while having the opportunity to meet special guests like state Sen. Betsy Johnson and 105.1 radio personality Sheryl Stewart, along with other prominent community members and business leaders.
Tickets for this annual fundraiser may be purchased in advance ($40/seat) www.amanicenter.org and include a seated dinner catered by Hawaiian Island Café & Catering. Throughout the evening guests will enjoy live Hawaiian music and performances by Polynesian & fire dancers. The evening will conclude with a silent and oral auction as well as a delicious dessert auction!
The Amani Center was established in 2000, here in St. Helens, as a community-based center to come alongside alleged child victims of abuse and neglect, offering access to evaluation, counseling and support services in a child-friendly setting.
While this event raises money for the children of our community, guests must be 21 and over in order to attend this fundraiser.