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A Home For Austin: Chive On Sioux Falls hosting benefit weekend for Tea youngster
By Staff reports

March 04. 2014 10:18AM
Chive On Sioux Falls, a local fundraising group, is hosting a weekend long benefit for A Home For Austin. The two-day event begins Friday, March 7 with a Cut-A-Thon hosted by Artist Hair Studio and Spa in Tea. On Saturday, March 8, the 18th Amendment will be hosting an Unofficial Chive Meetup in Sioux Falls.

“We are so excited to be working with A Home For Austin on our next event as their organization is getting closer to making the dream of building a handicap accessible home a reality. We hold causes that involve young children very close to our hearts,” says Jeff Meuzelaar from Chive On Sioux Falls. “We are very lucky to have the support of Goodroad Band as they are avid Chivers and always help attract hundreds of people to events they perform at.”

Austin is an amazing young boy from Tea. More than two years ago this little boy lost his arms and legs to a rare form of bacterial meningitis. A Home For Austin was started in support of him.

"A Home For Austin is so appreciative of Chive On Sioux Falls, Artist Hair Studio and Spa, and the individuals who are putting together this great fundraiser in March. Thanks to your efforts and support we will move one step closer to the dream of a handicap accessible home for this inspirational little boy." - Kelli Bultena, A Home For Austin committee member.

The Friday Cut-A-Thon will run from 11 am to 7 pm. Haircuts for women will be $20 for women, $15 for men, and $10 for kids. The event will also feature a bake sale and silent auction. 100 percent of all proceeds will be donated to A Home For Austin.

The Saturday Chive meetup begins at 7pm and will take place at the 18th Amendment. The featured entertainment will be Goodroad Band and DJ Absolute of Soulcrate Music. The event will be emceed by DJ Chris Hintz and DJ Kor. Admission is free but there will be several fundraising opportunities at the event including beverage purchases, merchandise, a silent auction, and raffles.

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