Auction, lunch to aid UPAWS

MARQUETTE – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter will hold a silent auction from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday in The Compass (basement) of the Masonic Temple located on Washington Street in Downtown Marquette.

Admission is a $15 donation and includes a soup and sandwich menu from Babycakes Muffin Co. and wine samples. Participants are also encouraged to bring a books, CDs, DVD, games or records for a swap. All funds raised will go to UPAWS.

Some of the great silent auction Items include: iPOD Shuffle package, iPod package, gift certificates to local stores, Nook e-Reader, Pet Package, National Geographic and book package. For more information, visit or call 906-475-6661.