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Autumn Night Out: Priceless Auction Items Come Streaming In
Lewiston, Maine 10.10.13 - Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice's (AHCH) Autumn Night Out Fundraiser has already become overwhelmed with silent and live auction items. The 10th Annual Autumn Night Out Gala & Silent Auction will be held October 25th at Poland Spring Resort. Tickets to the event are $50 each and include hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer tastings courtesy of Central Distributors and Baxter Brewing, cocktail hour music by Denny Breau, dinner and desserts, silent and live auctions, raffles, and music and dancing with The Tony Boffa Band.
Autumn Night Out Planning Committee Chair Cyndi Robbins said "we are blown away by the amount of support we have received from our communities: be it sponsors, the incredible auction items donated to our fundraiser, or the number of people already reserving their tickets to the event. All of these individuals and businesses are ensuring that AHCH can continue to provide superior hospice care to everyone that needs it, regardless of their ability to pay."
Auction items donated to date include getaway packages like a 2 night stay at the Kimpton Hotel in Boston, dinner for two and an overnight stay at Mohegan Sun and a family beach house vacation at Poland Spring Resort, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences like a hot air balloon ride for two and Red Sox tickets. Autographed items such as a Celtics basketball signed by Rajon Rondo donated and authenticated by TD Bank, a Celtics baseball cap signed by Larry Bird and a baseball cap signed by George and Barbara Bush are included in the line-up as well. Beautiful home goods and furniture pieces have been generously provided by F.X. Marcotte, Stonewall Kitchen and W.A. Mitchell. Arts, crafts and antiques run the gamut from photography, to hand-sewn goods, oil paintings, carvings, jewelry, wood working, glassware and more donated by talented artists and galleries such as Jim McGill, Whiterock Custom Creations, Hannah Berry, Tandem Glass, Mercedes Gastonguay, Frost Farm Gallery, Gary Stugard, Irene Duplissis, Boxcraft, Deb Angelides, Goldworks, Pamela Hetherly and Daniel J. Marquis Photography. The auction will also feature numerous gift certificates, tickets and passes to local restaurants, theater and entertainment, pampering and health care, amusement parks and more. Two tickets to the 2014 Masters in Augusta Georgia will also be raffled off at Autumn Night Out, though raffle tickets can be purchased ahead of time and winner does not need to be present to win. Raffle tickets are $25 each. Select auction items are available for pre-bidding online at www.biddingforgood.com. Proxy bidding is available on those items for those that cannot attend. Highest online bid will become the starting bid at the event. If the online bidder is out-bid the online bidder will with the item.
"There really is something here for everyone," states Robbins, "and with the overwhelming amount of items we have received to date, it will be easy for everyone who attends to go home with at least one item, if not two!" For more information, tickets to Autumn Night Out, or Masters raffle tickets, please click here or call 207.795.9404.
Autumn Night Out 2013 is generously sponsored by TD Bank, TD Wealth Management, Suzanne & Rupert Grover, Cross Insurance, Employee Benefits Solution, HealthWyse, LLC, Lebel and Harriman, LLC, Brann & Isaacson, RoyAl Technology, Home Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Poland Spring Bottling, Principal Life Insurance Company, ADP, Dow's Law Office, Norman, Hanson & DeTroy, LLC, Skelton, Taintor & Abbott, McDonald's of Auburn - Hamilton Co. LLC and Oxford Casino.