The silent auction at this year’s Kosciusko County Cancer Care Gala, Sept. 8, will host a wide variety of items that are bound to attract the attention of attendees from water-skis to several gift certificates.
Among the several items available at the silent auction, there are several gift baskets and special packages including a wine basket, hope basket, canine and feline baskets provided by Lake City Animal Clinic, and a dental health care basket. Expectant parents will also be interested in the baby duckling basket, which is filled with yellow duck baby essentials by Stephan Baby.
From exercise to eating out with friends, attendees will find several gift certificates to help them, including: A 3 month membership to Lakeside Fitness in Syracuse, one dance class session of attendee’s choice at the Lee Anne Stewart Dance School, golf for four at the Tippecanoe Lake Country Club Golf Course, 50 boutique bucks and four tickets to “An Enchanted Christmas” at Deb Collier’s School of Dance.
There will also be three months of boot camp at Positive Fitness, one village photography session and a 11×14 framed portrait by Signature Studios, 10 movie passes at North Pointe Cinema, a photo package by Sunrise Photography, a gift certificate for a day at Expressions Spa, and a Blue Moon gift bag complete with a $50 gift certificate along with a Sherpani purse and SmartWool socks.
Of course, there are several other items bound to cause a stir like the wake board and water-skis donated by Bart’s Watersports, an assortment of Vera Bradley bags by Heidi Floyd, a Dark Knight painting by Jason Rowland featuring Batman, a silver and gold table lamp by Reinholt’s Furniture, among many others.
For a full listing of items, visit http://cancercare.auction-bid.org. Bidders will have to register with the website to be able to bid on items since there will be a new bidding system, which uses text messaging and a system operated by AuctionsByCellular.
This year bids will be placed by texting an item’s number and the bid amount to 702222. Bids can also be placed by using a smartphone from which the bidder can access their personal bidding page, or a concierge with an iPad, for those who are not comfortable bidding on their phones.
Bids can be placed a week in advance to the gala and will conclude at 9:30 p.m. Sept. 8.
All proceeds from the silent auction will go to the Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund.