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26th Annual L.I.F.E Fantasia December 1, Entries Due By Nov. 21
Updated November 13, 2018 7:17 AM
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(BEDFORD) - The 26th annual L.I.F.E. Fantasia is Saturday, December 1, at the First Baptist Church, and organizers are inviting the public to come and bid on their favorite trees, wreaths, centerpieces and specialty items created by local creators.

The deadline to enter a tree or item to be auctioned is Saturday, November 21.

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Tree donated by UAW Community Service Committee last year

The event will be held at a new location in the First Baptist Church gymnasium at 1515 20th Street. Doors will open at 9 a.m. with the auction beginning at Noon.

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Tree from Bedford Middle School FACS donated last year

Set-up is Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Come enjoy the music and festivities and then bid on one (or more) of the many trees, wreaths, centerpieces or other Christmas items.

More than 120 items were auctioned off at the 25th annual L.I.F.E. Fantasia and raised more than $36,000. The top seller was a tree decorated by Williams Carpenter Realty decorated in vintage ornaments that sold for $3,000. The tree also earned first place and won People's Choice in the voting. The tree was purchased by Bedford Federal Savings Bank.

All proceeds will help provide food and or emergency funds for those in need this holiday season and into the new year.

Lawrence InterFaith Endeavor (L.I.F.E.). is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that was started in 1987. It is a cooperative ministry supported by more than 40 churches throughout Lawrence County. The pantry provides emergency food assistance every 30 days and emergency rent or mortgage/utility assistance to those in need in Lawrence County. The pantry distributes more than 12,000 items every month to families in need.

To submit an entry for the auction complete the below application and email it to,or fax it to 812- 279-4470 or bring it to Bedford L.I.F.E Office at 1204 I Street.

Organization Name__________________________________________________________

Contact Person ____________________________________________________________

Address __________________________________________________________________

Phone Number _____________________________________________________________

E Mail ____________________________________________________________________

Type of Entry

Adult Christmas Tree ______

Centerpiece _____

Wreath/Swag/Garland _____

Speciality ____

Youth Christmas Tree _____

Item needs electricity _____

Need tree from L.I.F.E. _____

Small Item needs table space _______

Will bring table or stand _____ (Mark table if to be sold or not)

Title of Auction Item ___________________________________________________________________

Name/Name of organization ___________________________________________________________

Type of entry ___________________________________________________________________

Size of entry ______________________________ Decorated on site? _______________________


Decorate a tree for Fantasia

Application deadline for decorated trees, wreaths, swags, centerpieces or other items is Nov. 21.

Fax applications to (812) 279-4470 or bring to Bedford LIFE office, 1204 I St., Bedford

Fantasia is Dec. 1 at First Baptist Church, corner of 19th Street and Washington Avenue. Set-up is Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Doors open at 9 a.m., auction at noon.

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