Auction night to benefit veterans

MILFORD – Looking for the perfect way to say thank you to local service members and their families? You can at the Easter Seals New Hampshire and the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce second annual Veterans Count fundraiser and auction Saturday at 6 p.m. at Cirtronics Corp. in Milford.

Proceeds will benefit military service members living in Souhegan Valley communities through the Easter Seals Veterans Count initiative.

There will be more than 150 items up for auction, including two box seats for a Red Sox vs. Yankees game with limo included; two weeks in a hillside villa in Apricale, Italy; a six-day photo safari in South Africa, and a summer, three-day weekend rental of a convertible Mini Cooper.

New this year is an opportunity to view all items and place bids online at www. Online bidding will close Friday. Absentee bidding is possible by contacting the Chamber at 673-4360 or through the Web site.

This fun-filled night will begin with a social hour, music and silent auction at 6 p.m., buffet and then the live auction at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40. For tickets, call May Balsama at 673-4360.