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Soup for Sneakers Lunch and Silent Auction Is Saturday, October 26

HANCOCK, MI - The Finlandia University Student Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Club will host the annual Soup for Sneakers lunch and silent auction on Saturday, October 26, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 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, assorted breads, desserts, and beverages.

Proceeds from the lunch will be donated locally and to "Shoes 4 Kids," a national charitable organization which provides shoes to children in need.

Admission is $6.00 per person and $5.00 for Finlandia students. Children ages six and under may attend free.

Advance tickets may be purchased from Finlandia PTA students, PTA Club advisor Geri Hawley, and at the PTA office in Mannerheim Hall, Room 104. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

The Finnish American Heritage Center is located at 435 Quincy Street in downtown Hancock.

For more information, please contact Geri Hawley, Student PTA Club advisor, at 906-487-7377.