Around Auburn

by | Aug 27, 2014

Town of Auburn Ice Bucket Challenge

Savers Bank Customer Appreciation Day

Lemonade to Fight Cancer

Jungle Hearts BBQ Fundraiser


Editors Note: Regular readers will notice Auburn Mass Daily frequently receives and publishes short blurbs about events around town, reader submissions, and other brief announcements.  We have decided to publish these items that are not time sensitive in a new weekly feature called “Around Auburn”. 

Auburn Officials Take Ice Bucket Challenge

Town Manager Julie Jacobson takes the big ice bucket after Oxford challenged Auburn. More images later today. The Auburn officials then nominated the Auburn Public Schools faculty, staff and administration, as well as the Town of Leicester.  John Anderson Photo



Savers Bank Customer Appreciation Day

Savers Bank recently held a Customer Appreciation Day at the Auburn branch and offered guests hotdogs, chips, and drinks.  John Anderson Photo.



Lemonade Stand for Cancer Research

For the third year in a row, Kaitlyn Callahan organized a lemonade and cookie stand to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Shown in the photo, on the right , Kaitlyn and on the left, her friend Chloe Norwood who assisted her. The girls raised $67.38 to donate to the Relay. Both girls are students at Julia Bancroft School, Auburn

The two day relay will be held starting around 5:30 on Friday September 5th at Lemansky Park and teams will walk all night til noon on Saturday September 6th.


Submitted photo.


Jungle Hearts To Host Pig Roast Fundraiser

Jungle Hearts is a local organization that supports the villagers of Sani community in the Amazon.  They are hosting a pig roast fundraiser Saturday, August 30, at the Auburn Sportsman’s Club, 50 Elm St., Auburn.  This fundraiser barbecue will feature activities for kids, music, raffles, a chance to win an iPad mini, and door prizes when you bring any of the donations listed below. If you’re a vegetarian, no worries.  They will have roasted vegetables and pasta options for you.  Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children 10-16, and free for children under 10.  Please see any Jungle Hearts member for tickets. You can also go to and pay using PayPal.