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'Friends' fundraiser coming up

Tickets are on sale now for the 5th annual Friends of Friends Fighting Hunger in Otter Tail County charity event.

Every year, this event raises funds to support the county's seven food shelves, the Children's Weekend Feeding Backpack program, and emergency mobile food drops in Fergus Falls, Battle Lake, Perham, Parkers Prairie and Pelican Rapids.

Held at Thumper Pond in Ottertail on Saturday, Jan. 26, the event will include dinner, dancing to music by Fat Daddy's, and live and silent charity auctions. Social hour starts at 5 p.m., with dinner served at 7. Auctions will follow at 8 p.m. and dancing will begin at 9:30.

Tickets are $50 per person and may be purchased through United Way of Otter Tail County, by calling 1-877-457-2185.