VAN WERT — A Designer Purse Bingo Fundraiser to benefit St. Mary of the Assumption School and Church will be held on Friday, Sept. 19 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 425 Woodland Avenue, Van Wert. The doors will open at 4 p.m. and bingo begins at 6 p.m. This event is open to the public.

Tickets are $20 until Sept. 10 and $25 after that date (if any remain). Last year was a sell-out. Only 250 tickets will be sold. The ticket will allow participants to play five early bird games of bingo and 20 regular games. Tickets can be purchased at the parish office (601 Jennings Road) from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Tickets can also be obtained by calling (419) 238-3802 or (419) 238-3353.

Reserve a table for eight for $10.

Food will be available along with door prizes, raffles and a 50/50 drawing. Participants must be 18 to play bingo.

All proceeds will benefit technology at St. Mary of The Assumption School and exterior improvements at St. Mary of the Assumption Church.