GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

April 20, 2013

Rockport PTO fundraiser next Saturday

Rockport Ramblings
James Niedzinski

---- — At the Shalin Liu Performance Center on Main Street next Saturday, April 27, the Rockport Parent Teacher Organization will host its annual Black and White Gala and Auction.

The event starts around 6:30 p.m. and is expected to end around 11 p.m.

Some of the items this year include vacation packages, theater and musical performances, artwork and much more. Ticket prices are $45 each, or $75 for two tickets.

State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr of Gloucester will be the guest auctioneer.

For a full list of sponsoring and advertising options, visit the PTO website at teacherweb.com/MA/RockportPublicSchools/SchoolHomePage/rpspto.html or call auction project manager George Syrigos at 78-913-1771.

Discussion focuses on foreclosure prevention

Mortgage modifications, abusive lenders, mortgage scams, refinancing and much more will be part of a presentation about foreclosure prevention.

The presentation is set for Thursday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at the Rockport Inn and Suites, 183 Main St..

The free event is sponsored by the Rockport Community Preservation Fund, Neighborhood Legal Services, Cape Ann Homeownership Center of the Gloucester Housing Authority, Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, the City of Gloucester Community Developments Grants Office and others.

Rockport Rambles is compiled by James Niedzinski. If you have a news tip or an item for Rockport Rambles, please contact him at 978-283-7000 x3455, or jniedzinski@gloucestertimes.com