The Men of Marian's 23rd Annual Chinese Auction will be held April 6 and 7 at Marian Catholic High School in Hometown. More than $200,000 in prizes will be awarded through the generosity of numerous businesses, as well as the parents, friends and families of Marian High School students from throughout Carbon, Schuylkill and Luzerne Counties.

Some of the larger prizes include a flat screen HD television, queen size sofa, a refrigerator, recliner, washer/dryer and an iPad. A preview night will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on April 6., with the prizes set to be awarded beginning at 2:30 p.m. on April 7. "Polka Joe" Manjack will broadcast live from the high school from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. Doors will open to the public at 11 a.m. on Sunday.

All proceeds from the auction will benefit the students at Marian High School, such as student insurance, transportation needs, financial aid, athletics and maintenance costs. Throughout the 2012-2013 school year, the Men of Marian have committed to raising over $84,000 for Marian High School.

For more information about the Men of Marian, the auction or any other program sponsored by the group, contact the Marian High School Development Office at 570-467-0641 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on school days, or 570-582-0021 after regular hours.