The United Arts Council of Catawba County kicked off the holiday season with their annual Jingle Bell BASH (Benefitting Arts, Science, and History) on December 5, 2022 at the Lake Hickory Country Club. Area restaurants and caterers provided a wide variety of delicious food to enjoy at the event. By purchasing a ticket, participants had the chance to win cash prizes starting from $1,000 up to the grand prize of $10,000! A silent auction was also held where attendees could bid on items. Vickie Martin, who is currently on the United Arts Council board, helped with the silent auction by assisting participants with their online bidding. All proceeds benefit the United Arts Council.
Each year, this proves to be a popular event among Martin Starnes & Associates, CPAs, P.A. (MSA) employees with several in attendance. MSA also showed their support by volunteering to help with the evening’s event. Drew Simpson volunteered at the clerks’ table where he helped draw ticket numbers leading up to the grand prize raffle. Michael Edwards controlled the electronic number board, which projected the raffle numbers on a screen for the audience.
MSA supports the local arts community and encourages everyone to get involved with community events like this. To find out more about the United Arts Council and their upcoming events, click here.
Submitted by Drew Simpson