Elmwood native John Bates won the Seasonal Basket raffle at UFO Days Celebration and has donated it back to the Public Library to be re-raffled with proceeds going to the Food Pantry. Photo by Paul J. Seeling
Elmwood native John Bates won the Seasonal Basket raffle at UFO Days Celebration and has donated it back to the Public Library to be re-raffled with proceeds going to the Food Pantry. Photo by Paul J. Seeling

By Paul J. Seeling, Gateway News, with Katie Schneider, Library Director, Elmwood Public Library

ELMWOOD, WI – Elmwood Public Library has a beautiful Seasonal Basket, Wine Basket, and a beautiful purse to raffle off. For every food item donated for the Elmwood Food Pantry, you will be entered in the drawing to win the Seasonal Basket, Wine Basket, or the beautiful purse.

For every food item donated for the Elmwood Food Pantry, you will be entered in the drawing for one of the prizes.

Elmwood native and past UFO Days Grand Marshal John Bates won the Seasonal Basket over the UFO Days Celebration after the Grande Parade and donated the Seasonal Basket back to Elmwood Public Library, so they could raffle it off for the Food Pantry! Food items must be in good condition, non-perishable and within ”2020 used by" dates. The drawing will be held on Thursday, November 1.

Elmwood Public Library Director Katie Schneider reported in other news from the Elmwood Library that the first Library “Ladies Night Out” on Wednesday, September 19 was a big success.

70 community ladies had a fun evening of comradery while enjoying wine, cheese and watching the new movie “Book Club.” This first entertaining “Ladies Night Out” was held in the spacious and historic Elmwood Auditorium, a perfect venue to watch a movie and gather with friends.

Schneider related that plans are under way for the next Elmwood Public Library “Ladies Night Out!”