The 25th annual DARE auction and dinner will open its doors at 6 pm, Saturday, April 8 at the St. Gregory’s Parish gymnasium, 333 South Davis Street, Maryville.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm with the auction starting at 7:15 pm. The all-you-can-eat barbecue feast will be prepared by Mike Casteel and Phil Smail. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Auction items include gift certificates, local services, taxidermy mounts, sports memorabilia, home lighting, electronics and more.

Proceeds from the dinner and auction will support the Maryville, Jefferson, Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway, Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, St. Gregory’s and West Nodaway DARE programs. For more information, contact Officer Ian Myers at 660.562.3209 or Sergeant Rick Smail at 550.582.7451.