Guests enjoyed a live auction, silent auction and
raffle, had all you can eat cheeseburgers, wings, and dessert and
danced to the musical stylings of The World’s Most Dangerous One Man
Band J. Christopher.
Cheeseburger in Paradise generated over $26,000 for the agency.
Alison Rumler-Gomez said this week that she was thrilled with the
success of the event. "We are so thankful for everyone who helped
support this event from the donated venue, to the table
sponsorships, to the many hours donated by volunteers and staff.”
"CAPCIL is doing great things in this community, and through this
event we will be able to help more people reach self-sufficiency,”
she said in a news release Monday.
CAPCIL provides Senior Nutrition (Meals on Wheels), Senior
Transportation, operates Logan Mason Public Transportation, LIHEAP
and Weatherization, Head Start and Early Head Start, Foster
Grandparents, Strengthening Working Families Initiative, and the
Hand Up Project with includes Jobs for Life, Financial Literacy
classes, and GED and college scholarships.
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"It is the mission of CAPCIL, in
partnership with communities in our service area, to empower persons
with low income and the aged by creating and implementing
poverty-fighting initiatives for those in crisis and those that
endeavor a life of lasting independence.”
CAPCIL would like to specifically thank Lincoln Banquet Center,
Sysco, El Mazatlan, Keystone, and Eaton for their platinum level
Additionally, their gratitude goes out to everyone who purchased a
table and/or donated items for the auctions and raffle, as well as
the volunteers who made the evening possible.
To learn more about Community Action, to become a volunteer, or to
make a monthly contribution to the agency, call (217)732-2159 or