On Feb. 23, the First United Methodist Church Preschool, located at 113 W. Central Ave. in Van Wert, will sponsor an art auction at Wassenberg Art Center to benefit the preschool. From now until Feb. 20 the preschool will be collecting art donations — which can include but is not limited to — paintings, jewelry, pottery and photography to be silently auctioned. To donate an item please contact Administrator April Ellerbrock at 419-238-0631 ext 308.