“Look Who’s Painting” fundraiser to benefit local Big Brothers Big Sisters

By Nick Kovatch on October 30 at 1:50pm

More than 20 local personalities will show off their artistic skills and auction off their art next month for a good cause.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Central Illinois is holding its 2nd annual “Look Who’s Painting” fundraiser at Bogart’s Banquet Hall November 15th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The fundraiser will feature 22 works of art who have donated a painting or photo they have personally done. This year’s painters include, Connie Kirkpatrick, Nick Xamis, Linda Van Aken, Monica Eoff, Maryjane Million, Judy Tighe, State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer, and many more.

The event is sponsored by Jacksonville Savings Bank and Bank of Springfield. The art work will be on display at these locations prior to the event.

The evening will include a social mixer followed by a live auction of the paintings donated by the local personalities. Admission is $25 and tickets can be purchased at Big Brothers Big Sisters at 220 East Morgan, online at BigMagic.org under the donations tab, or at the door the evening of the event.

Ticket purchases, as well as proceeds from both live and silent auctions, will go towards Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Central Illinois after school programs, activities for the Bigs and Littles, and match support.