Veterans Tribute to host fundraising auction

August 31, 2021

The Jim Beasley Veterans Tribute Committee is accepting items for a fundraising auction the committee will be hosting on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Committee members are accepting donations and consignments between now and September 7, 2021. Most items will be accepted with the exception of tube TVs, tires, and mattresses. Special consignor rates will be available for larger high cost items. All other consigned items will be sold at 20%. If you would like to donate or consign items please contact any of the Tribute committee members: Neely Reed – 618-322-8500 ( Dodson – 618-533-4743; Marlene Fox – 618-780-7367; Don Berdeaux – 618-594-3050; Yvonne Pruitt- 618-532-0179; Dean Skambraks – 618-322-9925; Louis L. Fogleman – 618-532-9219; Jim Beasley – 618-292-4461; Dr. Eugene Clarke – 618-204-3139.

These members will also assist in making arrangements for items to be collected if needed. Items will be posted on for vying prior to auction.

Proceeds from the September 11 auction will go towards improvements being made to the Tribute, located on the main campus of Kaskaskia College. For more information about the Tribute please visit

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