TJ & Friends Foundation Auction This Weekend


The TJ and Friends Foundation will hold its 5th Annual Banquet and Auction Saturday evening.

Co-Chairman of the TJ and Friends Board Henry Mattox is one of the main organizers of the event, and talks about the big ticket item that is going to be given away

“ We got a men’s diamond ring valued at $1,800, We’re going to sell one deck of cards $20 per card and once those 52 cards are sold we’re through with that and at some point in the evening we will call those 52 participants to the front and the person that draws Ace of diamonds wins the ring”, says MattoxThis year’s banquet will be once again held at the Elberton Elks Lodge, and taking place that evening will be dinner, several raffles, a silent auction, and a live auction as well.

Some of the live auction items this year include several rounds of golf from various courses in Georgia and South Carolina, as well as other items including an autographed guitar from Colt Ford, Alabama 2012 National Championship Memorabilia autographed by Coach Nick Saban, and two granite benches donated by local granite sheds among other items.

Doors open at 4:30pm, with dinner being served at 6:30pm; bids will be taken for silent auction items in that time frame.

Tickets for the banquet are $25 which gets you in for dinner.

There are still a limited amount of tickets available for purchase, so get your ticket by calling Henry Mattox at (706) 817-3884 or contact any member of the TJ and Friends Foundation.