The Optimist Radio Auction desperately needs donations | WPKY 103.3 FM


With the launch of the radio auction just days away, the Princeton Optimist Club and the Princeton Kiwanis Club are asking members of the community to donate items to be auctioned off to help raise funds for the youth of our community.

Optimist Club President George Kilgore says he continues to accept donated items to be auctioned off for the radio auction.

click to download audioKilgore says her goal is to post the auction items on social media.

click to download audioHe and Princeton Kiwanis Club President Ruth Gray have also spoken to the Caldwell County Homemakers Club and church groups about bringing baked goods to have on hand to sell or auction.

Kilgore says their goat program began in the early years of the auction when local farmer, Richard Gray, brought in a goat to bid on and the bids became amusingly competitive.

click to download audioHe adds that they now have three levels of goats and all the money goes directly to the scholarship fund.

click to download audioThis year, several have already donated cash to the Good Ole Goat and Silver Goat clubs.

click to download audioKilgore says he received donations from Caldwell County and Lyon County for the Golden Goat Club.

click to download audioKilgore says whatever is raised will go to young people in Caldwell and Lyon counties and this year’s goal is $22,000.

click to download audioIf you have one to donate, contact George Kilgore at (270) 625-3427.

The Princeton Optimist-Kiwanis-WPKY radio auction will take place Monday through Friday at the Princeton First Baptist Church downtown.


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