Big Auction raises $22,000

Lorri Wilbee-Kobe admires a snowman decoration before placing a bid in the silent auction portion of the Big Auction, an annual fundraiser for Johnson County Big Brothers Big Sisters, on Nov. 21 at Milestones Barn, 380 N. W. Business Highway 13

WARRENBURG — Residents of Johnson County got into the holiday season a little early at the Big Brothers Big Sisters 17th annual Big Auction on Nov. 21 at Milestones Barn, 380 N.W. Business Highway 13.

The event featured winter and holiday themed items in a silent auction, live auction, raffles and a dessert dash.

Nearly 100 donors made contributions to the auctions.

BBBS Executive Director Dana Phelps said close to 200 people attended the event and $22,000 was raised to fund BBBS programs.

Staff Writer Sara Lawson can be reached by emailing sara.lawson@dsjnow.com or by calling (660) 747-8123.

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