The Casper Autism Society is holding a Belt Buckle Design Contest for Auction at the My Country 95.5 Thankful Thursday fundraising event at the Beacon Club on October 30th.  They are looking for creative folks to design and donate one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted, wearable belt buckle art that will be auctioned to the highest bidder.  We also need a few belt buckle models to show them off before folks bid on them!

The designer of the buckle that brings in the most money will receive a prize package valued at $200 and will hold the title of the 2014 Belt Buckle Design Champion.  All entries must be accompanied a nonrefundable entry fee of $10 (payable to the Casper Autism Society) and a completed entry form.  Obtain entry forms at one of the following locations:  Floral Rhino (139 S. Center), Petuniaz (136 S. Wolcott), or Paradise Valley School (22 Magnolia).

When you pick up your entry “kit,” it will come with the entry form, contest rules, and your choice of a metal belt buckle base.  Artists may use their own base, but it must be accompanied by an entry form.  Buckles must be turned in with a completed and signed form by Wednesday, October 15th. You may return the form to one of the participating retailers or mail it to the Casper Autism Society, c/o Christy Garner, 750 West 58th Street, Casper, WY, 82604.

To see and bid on the unique belt buckle creations, please join the Casper Autism Society at the Beacon Club for the family-friendly Thankful Thursday fundraising event on October 30th from 5:00 to 7:30 pm.  There is no cover charge or obligation to purchase anything, but just for coming, you will have a chance to win lots of prizes including $500! My Country 95.5 and Rodeo Rick, have raised over $500,000 for Charities in and around Natrona County.  We hope you'll make plans to join us on our special night and support this worthwhile event each and every week.

For more information, please contact Christy Garner, President of the Casper Autism Society, at cgarner@tribscp.com or call 307-259-1068.  The Beacon Club (www.thebeaconclubincasper.com) is located at 4100 West Yellowstone Highway in Mills.