Amish Community Auction returns to support school
August 14, 2021
Handmade quilts were back on the auction block this year during the Amish Community Auction held on Saturday in St. Ignatius to raise money to run the school house.
“It looks like we might have a record crowd here today,” said organizer Marty Miller, as he looked out across the field on Foothills Road in front of the Amish Christian School. He saw two large event-style tents full of people bidding on quilts under one tent and furniture under another. A third auction was held across the field where various items like tools, buildings and buggies were being sold. On the north side of the field, people were lined up to purchase food items, including chicken, mashed potatoes, salad, pie and ice cream.
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