Auction is boost for Freighthouse

It was a fun Friday night for those who attended the auction held to benefit the restoration of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse but also successful for organizers.

The event raised more than $45,000 with approximately 225 people bidding on items ranging from a private lunch at Beezy’s Cafe to an African safari in Zululand.

The goal for the event, held at the Michigan Firehouse Museum on Cross Street, was $25,000.

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