Friends Benefit Auction

Tentative List as of March 16, 2010

2 p.m. Registration, Silent Auction & Refreshments

3 p.m. Live Auction Begins

Autographed bookmark by best-selling inspirational author Karen Kingsbury will be given to the first 29 peoplewho pre-register for the Live Auction and pick up their packets on the day of the event!

CategoryItemInterestBid AmtValueDonorSpecial Items    

P. Buckley Moss Limited Print  $225P. Buckley Moss Society & 2009 Framed copy of “Twilight Mist”   Crestwoods Village Shop

Harry Potter Book Collection  $200 Myra Knipstein &2010 Hardcover, Volumes 1-7   Elizabeth & Pete Petersen 

Cancer Society Lithograph  $159 Crestwoods Village Shop 2009 featuring a P. Buckley Moss print  

Autographed BooksBarbara Delinsky Basket  $81 Barbara Delinsky2010 A signed, hardcover copy of her new book “Not My Daughter” book value $32; a reading guide to her last four novels; ceramic mug featuring the cover of the book “Looking For Peyton Place”; ceramic mug featuring the cover of the book “The Summer I Dared”; a signed t-shirt featuring the cover of “Flirting With Pete”; and a Barbara Delinsky mouse pad. 

 “Handle With Care”  $35 Jodi Piccoult2009 Hardcover book autographed by #1 New York Times Best Selling Author Jodi Piccoult 

“First Family”  $35David Baldacci2009 Hardcover book autographed by #1 New York Times Best Selling Author David Baldacci 

 “Pawleys Island, A Low Country Tale”  $32 Dorethea Benton Frank 2009 Hardcover book autographed by New York Times Bestselling author Dorethea Benton Frank   

“Between Sundays”  $28 Karen Kingsbury2009Hardcover book autographed by best selling inspirational author Karen Kingsbury 

“Fire and Ice”  $33 J.A. Jance2009 Hardcover book autographed by author J.A. Jance

 “The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts”  $34 Helping Paws Pet Haven 2009 Hardcover book autographed by authors Tom Farley, Jr. and Tanner Colby 

“The Honk and Holler Opening Soon”  $17 Billie Letts 2009 Paperback book autographed by New York Times best selling author Billie Letts

 “Where the Heart Is”  $17 Billie Letts 2009 Paperback book with special reading group guide inside (Oprah’s Book Club) autographed by New York Times best selling author Billie Letts 

“The House on Tradd Street”  $18 Karen White2009 Paperback book autographed by author Karen White    

“Jerusalem Vigil”  $25 Bodie and Brock Thoene 2009 Hardcover book (first book in “Zion Legacy Series”) autographed by authors Bodie and Brock Thoene 

“Dog Gone”  $22 Cynthia Chapman Willis 2009 A 213 page hardcover Juvenile Chapter Book inscribed in honor of RPL’s 100th birthday and signed by Newberry Honor winning author Cynthia Chapman Willis 

Gift Cards

Target Gift Card  $75 Target 2009      

Wal-mart Gift Card (2) $25 each  $50 Carrier Electronics 2009      

Scotts Gift Certificate  $25 Scott’s at Village of Coventry 2009

Rusty Pan Gift Certificate  $20 Rusty Pan 2009      

1 Dozen Doughnuts a month for one Year  $96 Sweet Cinnsations 2009      

5 Coupons for a Free Elmo’s Six-Inch Subs  $25 Lassus Handy Dandy 2009     

Digital Camera Bag  $8 Juergens Do-It Center 2009    

Children’s Gifts    John Deere Farm Tractor with Trailer  $130 Peg Perego 2009 Children’s pedal car with drive train 

New Baby Gift Basket  $20 Kathleen Cary Toiletries, rattles, book and afghan    

Baby Bear Basket  $40 Eric Carle and 2009 Book “Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do you See”, along with an autographed poster by children’s author Eric Carle  and a hand-made Teddy Bear Celia Bandelier 

Barbie Gift Basket  $25 Sheryl Hart 2010 Barbie doll, Barbie Peek-A-Boo Petite and a Barbie Activity Book    

Hannah Montana Gift Basket  $25 Celia Bandelier 2010 Hannah Montana doll, lip gloss and book   


Bread Basket  $40 Joan Hile Bread making supplies and recipe book    

Knitting Basket  $50 Myra Knipstein 2010 Knitting supplies and book   

Personal Care   

Hair Products Basket  $80 Cottage Cuts 2009 Contains a wide variety of hair products    

One Free Haircut  $10 Rex Ottinger 2009    

Other Great Gifts    

2-$100 US Savings Bond  $100 Mike and Colleen Kelley 2009      

Programmable Thermostat with Large Display  $75 Carrier Electronics 2009      

Choice of In-Stock Carpet Remnant  $75 Carroll’s Flooring 2009      

Wood Carved Statue – Clown with Dog  $50 Ron Hathaway 2010      

“Cooked To Death” Basket  $48 Pam Worrel 2010 Culinary tools and a murder mystery book    

Antique Electrician’s Tool Belt  $45 Robert Beavers 2009    

Free Oil Change, Lube, Filter for Car or Light-Duty Truck  $38 Hartley Garage 2009      

Mexican Hunting Knife (circ 1945)  $30 Robert Beavers 2009      

Yankee Candle  $25 Doreen Johnson, Realtor 2010 Fresh Cut Roses scent, 22 oz   Century 21 Property Shoppe

Bob Rose Limited Edition Print “Blacksmith on High Street”  $20 Sheryl Hart 2010 No. 80/125, 19″x11 1/2″, unframed    

Bob Rose Limited Edition Print “The Public Water Pump”  $20 Sheryl Hart 2010 No. 98/125, 26″x17 1/2″, unframed    

* A 5% Buyer Premium will be asessed on all purchases

The Roanoke Public Library and the Friends of the Library would like to thank you for your participation in this worthy fundraiser for the Library Building Fund and to the Huntington County Community School Corporation, Roanoke Elementary School and the staff for use of their facility. Without continued community support a venture of this nature would never be possible.

photo of Craig Sloan

Craig M. Sloan – Benefit Auction SpecialistAuction Solutions International, Roanoke IN 46783 (260) 433-2081    (866) 863-8439  Craig M. Sloan holds the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist Designation.  This prestigious designation held by less than 1% of auctioneers demonstrates Craig’s commitment to the field of benefit auctions.  By building on his background as a long time teacher and administrator in the public school system, Craig understands the unique needs and budget constraints of the social service and non-profit communities.  Because of his background, Craig is uniquely qualified to educate his clients on the intricacies of the benefit auction process.  His experience in education coupled with his knowledge of the benefit auction industry enables Craig to provide clients with a clear understanding of the entire auction process from the beginning of the event planning through the successful execution of the auction event.

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