Ann's Helping Hand to host Basket Bingo Sunday


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Posted Online: Feb. 06, 2013, 9:15 pm
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Ann's Helping Hand will host Basket Bingo at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Blu Shamrock in Cordova.

Proceeds will go toward Easter baskets for low-income kids in the Riverdale school district.

The cost is $1 per game, with 20 games. Bring candy or small toys appropriate for the Easter baskets and receive a free slice of cake. Wear red or pink and receive a free door prize ticket.Door prize tickets also will be available for purchase.

Burger baskets will be offered at $6.50 or people can order off the menu.

For more information, call (309) 314-5226.

















 



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