The evening began with the "All You Can Eat Ice Cream Tasting Contest".
With 18 flavors to choose from ice cream eaters from around the town çhose, Samantha Hardinas the “2016 Ice Cream Boss” with Cherry Ice Cream. Coming in a close 2nd was Belva Cowan Davis with Chocolate Chip Ice Cream and 3rd was Laura Merlo with Lemon Cheesecake.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Kinship was unable to perform but the evening’s entertainment went on as Ben Bray of Ben Bray Real Estate and Auction took our silent auction live. Seventy-two items were up for bid by a packed house of supporters.
A special thank you goes to the following businesses and individuals for their help with the auction: 104.1-The Ranch, Ace Hardware, Anthony Merlo, Armour Hotel, Betty Tromp, Brandy Hewitt, Brandy Nichols, Carol Nutter, Carol’s Cut-Ups, Cathy’s Florist, Championship Trophy, Cumberland Playhouse, Country Cabin, D. T. McCall’s, Davis Electronics, Destination Nashville, Dollywood, Edna Davis, Empty Pockets Milling (Josh Pedigo), Evelyn White, Flower and Gift Shop, Frame It, Gas Hut, Glenda Hill, George McCrary, Grandpa’s House, Hometown Foods, Hillwood Auto, Hollis Lumber, Karen Davis, Leaning Tree Farms, Lucille Smith, Marla Davis, Macon Bank and Trust, Macon Department Store, Memories and More (Shelby Smith), Palace Care and Rehab, Polston Builder’s Supply, Price Automotive Repair, RBS Florist, Representative Terri Lynn Weaver, Roland Media, R-TAC, Selma Davenport, S & J Thrift Store, Sonic, Sunshine Décor, Tad Crisp of Golden Hollow Pottery, Tara and Ray Amalifitano, Tractor Supply Company, Trent’s Landscaping, Tucks Building Center, Tuscany Inn, Twisted Sisters, Veronica Watson, Walmart, Wanda Wood Turner, Watson Woodworks, and Western Kentucky University.