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Heels ‘n Wheels fundraiser offered through Soroptimists
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Soroptimist International of Oakdale Motor Madness Committee Chair Tammy Bengtson, left, Co-Chair Brandy Carey, and Soroptimist President Pam Benziger pose at the Oakdale Bicycle Shop with one of the Grand Prize offerings of two E-bikes. Photo Contributed

Soroptimist International of Oakdale will host its annual Motor Madness fundraiser – this year dubbed “Heels ‘n Wheels” – on Saturday, April 27 beginning at 6 p.m., at the Gene Bianchi Community Center, 110 S. Second Ave., Oakdale.

DJ Jim Wells will spin popular music for entertainment and dancing. The event includes hearty appetizers, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and desserts. Tickets are $75 per person, must be 21 years or older. The ticket also constitutes one entry for the Grand Prize drawing, which this year features a number of options. The winner may choose a prize of $10,000 cash or up to $10,000 towards a motorcycle from Mitchell’s Harley-Davidson or a Golf Cart from Copper Mountain Cart Company or a pair of E-bikes from Oakdale Bicycle Shop. All taxes and fees are the responsibility of the winner. The winner need not be present to win the Grand Prize. Additional door prizes will be drawn. The event will also feature opportunities for raffle prizes, live auction items, and special drawings.

Limited table sponsorships are available for $1,000 which guarantees VIP seating for eight and other benefits. For tickets, contact Event Chair Tammy Bengtson, 209-655-8305, or any Oakdale Soroptimist member.

Soroptimist International of Oakdale is part of a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit local women’s and girls’ programs as well as other community projects.

For more information about Soroptimist International of Oakdale, visit and the Oakdale Soroptimist Facebook and Instagram pages.