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Oktoberfest Proceeds Donated to Senior Champions Program

On a Saturday in mid-October, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Norge hosted its fourth annual Oktoberfest. The weak rain system from Hurricane Matthew didn't even put a dent in attendance. The day included silent and live auctions, music from Schnickelfritz and the Oompahs, a giant beer tent, authentic German cuisine provided by Custom Culinary Connections, face painting by Picasso Face & Body Art, and even parking assistance by Boy Scout Troop 414. Auction items were valued upwards of $11,000. The church netted $14,000, $8000 of which will be donated to the Senior Champions Program, a community adult daycare serving seniors with Alzheimer's and mild dementia. Special thanks to community businesses and individual for sponsorships and auction item donations! The church partners with Colonial Heritage Foundation and New Zion Baptist Church in Williamsburg to offer eligible seniors opportunities for socialization, stimulation, and supervision in a safe community setting. The next Oktoberfest is scheduled for October 14, 2017. Visit for more information on Our Saviour's programs, and for information on the Senior Champions Program.

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