Bidding has begun for the 53 items in the online silent auction of the Cochrane Immigrant Services Committee (CISC),

Click here to discover what's available. The silent auction closes on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

It's part of the Wednesday fundraising evening for the local nonprofit organization at the Thanh Thy restaurant, 103-521 1 St, W. in the Historic Downtown. It runs from 5 to 7 p.m. 

Guest speaker is Bukola Ojemakinde, executive director of both the Ladies in the Foundation and Bridge to Oasis Foundation. She is a project engineer for a Calgary oil and gas company and an ardent community servant, who founded both of these nonprofit organizations.

The $25 tickets include a vermicelli bowl, spring roll and a soft drink. There are chicken or vegetarian options available.