The 30th Annual Distinguished Young Women Radio Auction will be held from 10:00am - 3:00pm on Saturday, January 28th, with a live broadcast on New 100.9FM and 13 WMVO. Items are listed at wmvo.com and mountvernonnews.com. The public can call (740) 397-2267 to the Radio Auction number and place bids on the items. All items have been donated for the auction, and all monies will be used for the Distinguished Young Women program.

Traditions Engraving is proud to donate a wonderful gift basket (Number 85 on the list), with products created by Traditions Engraving, valued at $140 for such a great event. Products are based on Knox County and hometown products. The beautiful woven basket contains a 13" x 5" handpainted “home” sign, 12" x 12" Mount Vernon pillow, Laser Engraved Products: 13" x 7" Ohio Proud cutting board, OHIO ornament, 4 bamboo cooking spoons, 2 keyrings, and a ceramic coffee mug. Food products are sourced from local vendors and include, Ann’s Raspberry Farm Jam, Bonhamie Maple Syrup, Road Hog Willy’s BBQ Sauce.

Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program that inspires high school girls to develop their full, individual potential through a fun, transformative experience that culminates in a celebratory showcase of their accomplishments.

• by encouraging continued education and providing college scholarships

• by developing self-confidence and the abilities to interview effectively, to speak in public, to perform on stage and to build interpersonal relationships

• by encouraging and showcasing excellence in academic achievement, physical fitness, on-stage performance skills, and the ability to think and communicate clearly

• by creating opportunities to beneficially inspire the lives of others

Traditions Engraving hopes that you can take the opportunity to tune in to the action, and place a bid on some fantastic items, and help support the Distinguished Young Women scholarship program.