LCCC Foundation Holds Bingo/Vendor Shopping for Scholarships


The annual “Raising the Paw” bingo benefit and shopping event is set for Saturday, March 24, on the main campus of Lehigh Carbon Community College. The event, which benefits the Jennifer L. Snyder Memorial Veterinary Technician Scholarship Fund, is sponsored by the LCCC Foundation and will be held in the Community Services Center (CSC).

The CSC will open at 10 a.m. for vendor shopping. Food and beverages will be available for purchase by CulinArt Dining Services; outside food and beverages are not permitted.

The doors open for bingo, which will be winner’s choice, at 12 p.m. and games begin at 1 p.m. Special prizes will be hidden inside some purses, i.e. gift cards, jewelry, etc. Bingo prizes include purses by Coach, Michael Kors, Kate Spade and Vera Bradley purses, as well as other popular brands. Door prizes and tricky tray will be available at an additional cost. Dabbers will be on sale for $1 each.

In addition, a special raffle drawing will be held. Tickets will be available for purchase for items such as a limited-edition Disney Coach purse and 50-inch LED television.

New this year is an egg hunt for children 8 years or younger. Egg hunt starts at 2 p.m.; registration is required at Photos with the Easter Bunny are from 2 to 4 p.m. A $2 donation is requested.

Advance tickets can be purchased for $25 online at Cost is $30 at the door. Price includes 20 games of bingo and special games. Only 200 tickets will be sold. Seating is on a
first-come, first-served basis.

Space is still available for vendors. For vendor information, event tickets and sponsorship donations, please contact Jane Wilchak at or 610-799-1929.