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Raisin’ bread for Samaritan House

Mark Your Calendar—It’s Celebration Time! Come to the 29th Anniversary Raisin’ Bread Celebration & Fundraiser August 17 at the City Club in downtown Lima. The evening will feature Dueling Pianos, Appetizers, and a Silent Auction.

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  • What: 29th Anniversary – Raisin’ Bread Celebration & Fundraiser
  • When: Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Where: City Club (Lima), 144 S Main St
  • Cost: $25 – all proceeds from the celebration will benefit Samaritan House programs.
Panera Bread and staff provide sandwiches and desserts every year for the event. Photo courtesy the Samaritan House.

Panera Bread and staff provide sandwiches and desserts every year for the event. Photo courtesy the Samaritan House.


LIMA – More than 200 faithful friends of Samaritan House, two dueling pianists, food from Panera Bread, 100 silent auction items and one beloved emcee is what makes the Raisin’ Bread Celebration & Fundraiser an evening to remember.

The event is to support the Lima Samaritan House, a local shelter for homeless and/or abused women and children. This year marks twenty-nine years of serving Lima and the surrounding community.

This year’s event will be held in the Banquet Room at City Club located at 144 S. Main Street in Lima on Wednesday, August 17. The festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. and food will be provided throughout the evening by Panera Bread.

Jeff Fitzgerald (MC) and Brandi Schroeder (Executive Director)

Jeff Fitzgerald (MC) and Brandi Schroeder (Executive Director) at the event in 2015.  Photo courtesy the Samaritan House.

A silent auction will also be held from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Dueling pianos will make this event a night to remember. Pianists from Aces Wild will entertain with favorite songs from the 60’s to the present. Jeff Fitzgerald will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

You may want to bring your dancing shoes!

Reservations for the event may be made by calling Samaritan House at 419.222.4663 or by filling out the form below. Cost is $25 per person. All proceeds from the celebration will benefit Samaritan House programs.

Ticket sales are limited. This was a sold out event last Samaritan House is a three-story, thirty-eight room facility including seventeen bedrooms. The program provides shelter, hope and guidance to three-hundred unduplicated women and children in an average year and more than 20,000 meals.

More information about the event as well as information about Samaritan House may be found at samaritanhouselima.org.


A evening featuring Dueling Pianos, Appetizers and Silent Auction to Celebrate the 29th Anniversary of Samaritan House.