One of the items for sale to benefit the scholarship fund.
One of the items for sale to benefit the scholarship fund.

CHESTER – The Fourth Annual Kevin N. Fick Memorial Scholarship fundraiser will be held at the Chester Community Center on Saturday, April 2, from 9 am until 3 pm.

Fick, who was employed as Technology Coordinator at Eastern High School, passed away unexpectedly in November of 2011. He left behind a wife, three children, a brother and parents. After his passing, his extended family established a memorial scholarship fund to honor his life and the legacy he left behind.

Items for sale include furniture (glass entertainment center, wooden chalkboard easel) stereo equipment, primitives, old wooden ironing board, small appliances(such as a new three-station crock pot and Cuisinart coffee maker), household and kitchen items, jewelry, sporting goods (Razor scooter, exercise equipment), plants, like-new toys, clothing (many sizes) and other items of interest, too numerous to list.

Home-cooked food and baked goods will also be available on the day of the sale.

A handcrafted wooden bowl, donated by local artist Walter Tuttle and a new Better Built 5′ by 8′ single-axle Trailer, donated by Max Eichinger of Eichinger Trailer Sales of Tuppers Plains, will be raffled off that day as well. Tickets are $5 each and may be purchased the day of the event. Or, you may contact Tammi Barber at 740-416-5370 to buy raffle tickets in advance. The drawing will take place at 3 pm on the day of the fundraiser, April 2. Winners of the raffles will be notified, they do not need to be present to win.

Above are  previous recipients of the Kevin N. Fick Memorial Scholarship. From Left to Right: Brock Smith, Haley Bissell, Kylie Long, Willow Adams, and Melony Victory. Submitted photo.
Above are previous recipients of the Kevin N. Fick Memorial Scholarship.
From Left to Right: Brock Smith, Haley Bissell, Kylie Long, Willow Adams, and Melony Victory. Submitted photo.

This spring will be the fifth year scholarships have been awarded to Eastern High School graduates through the Kevin N. Fick Memorial Scholarship Fund. To date, $25,000 has helped students heading to college after graduation. Applications for this year’s scholarships will be available at Eastern High School in late April.

Donations for the sale may be dropped off at the Chester Community Center Monday, March 28, and Tuesday, March 29, between the hours of 10 am and 3 pm or call Tammi Barber for more information. Donations to the Kevin N. Fick Memorial Fund are tax deductible.

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