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Autographed Shaq jersey available in silent auction at Art & Soul fundraiser

Art & Soul (Source: B'nai Israel Congregation) Art & Soul (Source: B'nai Israel Congregation)
Bill Grimes (Source: B'nai Israel Congregation) Bill Grimes (Source: B'nai Israel Congregation)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Congregation B'nai Israel is hosting Art & Soul, its biennial fundraiser on Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m.

The event will be held at the B'nai Israel synagogue, located at 3354 Kleinert Ave. in Baton Rouge. This event includes a live and silent auction, wine and cocktails, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and a live performance by LSU professor and jazz legend, Bill Grimes.

The auction will feature more than 125 items, including trips, gift certificates, a signed, framed Shaquille O'Neal jersey, a tour of Alex Box Stadium hosted by Skip Bertman with four game tickets, original artwork, and fine jewelry, among many other items. Several vacations, including trips to Orange Beach, Alabama and a private plane trip for lunch in Houston at Kenny and Ziggy's New York Deli, are also available. 

A pair of black pearl and diamond earrings from Lee Michaels Fine Jewelers, valued at $850, will be raffled off.

Bidding and drinks begins at 6:30 p.m., while the live music begins at 7:30 p.m. Bids will be taken until 8:15 p.m. at bnaibr.org.

The fundraiser supports B'nai Israel's youth group programs.Tickets for the event are limited. To purchase tickets, bid online for auction items, or to purchase raffle tickets, visit bnaibr.org.

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