Watertown Preschool’s Online Auction Features Local Eateries and Experiences

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Handmade Russell acorn and squirrel ornaments by alumni parent and artist, Kate Martens.

The following announcement was provided by Russell Cooperative Preschool:

Bid for your chance to win gift cards and experiences from local Watertown businesses!

Every December, Russell Cooperative Preschool hosts its annual online silent auction. Held in conjunction with its Winter Gala, the auction is the preschool’s largest fundraising event of the year. Last year’s event raised over $7,000 for Russell’s hands-on, play-based programs for students ages 2.9 to 5.

This year’s auction features gift cards from Watertown restaurants and bakeries, including: Ritcey East, Not Your Average Joe’s, Quebrada Baking Company, and O’some Cafe. Participants can also bid for a chance to win climbing passes to Central Rock Gym, a ride to school in a Watertown Fire Department fire truck, and a selection of prints and ceramics by alumni parent and artist, Kate Martens. 

Bidding ends on Saturday, December 16th at 9:30pm EST. To place your bid visit: https://russellcooperativepreschool.betterworld.org/auctions/winter-gala-2023.

About Russell Cooperative Preschool

Located in the heart of Watertown Square, Russell Cooperative Preschool was founded in 1975 by a group of parents wanting to provide quality preschool education in a warm, supportive, and open atmosphere. Recognizing that play is essential for young children, the school offers a rich variety of experiences to allow and encourage social, emotional, and creative growth. Russell encourages children to discover their own special abilities and interests, to learn the pleasures and responsibilities of being a group member, and to build new friendships.

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