Hospice auction celebrates 30 years with equipment galore
November 2, 2015 - bbq set
ASHEBORO — Can we trust it’s been 30 years? We’re articulate about a 30th Annual Hospice Auction Barbecue, an eventuality that has turn an constituent partial of Hospice of Randolph County and is a biggest fund-raiser any year.
The auction and grill will be hold on Saturday, Nov. 7, commencement during 3:30 p.m., during Southwestern Randolph High School.
The guest auctioneer will be WFMY News 2 meteorologist Grant Gilmore, who will take core theatre during a live auction, that starts during 6:45 p.m. BBQ, supposing by internal favorite Randolph County Livestock Poultry Association, will be accessible from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Plates, that embody grill with all a trimmings, splash and dessert, are $8 each. Take-out (drive-thru) will also be accessible during a cooking hours.
In and with a grill meal, there will be a wordless auction from 3:30-6 p.m. Local guitarist Larry Davis will perform during a meal.
Special equipment adult for bid during a live auction embody pottery pieces from many internal artists, including Donna Craven, Daniel Johnston, Owens Pottery, a Turn and Burn square in memory of a late Mike Hunter, who served on a Asheboro City Council — “pretty most any potter in Randolph County,” according to David Caughron, who is Hospice’s Director of Marketing and Development.
“We also have a use for 6 pottery tea set done by Master potter Ben Owen,” Caughron said. “It’s during slightest 45 years aged and was donated by William Holloway.”
Other equipment being auctioned off during a live auction embody a special sealed and numbered imitation by artist Lenton Slack. Slack has embellished a watercolor of “Reverie Place,” a cabin shelter of Richard Petty and his late mother Lynda. While a strange watercolor will be presented to Richard Petty, 300 prints of a art, finish with Slack’s signature red bird, have been made. Number 43, that was Petty’s competition series during his NASCAR years, will be adult for grabs during a live auction. (The remaining prints will be accessible during Hospice of Randolph for $50 each).
Some other equipment available:
* A Carolina Panthers football with lithographed signatures of all of a players.
* Pilot Curtis Williams has donated a fly-over to a live auction — giving a top bidder a eventuality for a bird’s-eye perspective of Randolph County.
* Tickets to college sporting events and several weekend getaways, including a organisation package to Kitty Hawk with a hang-gliding journey and tickets to a outside drama, “The Lost Colony.” First staged in 1937, “The Lost Colony” is a nation’s longest-running outside sonorous drama.
* A outing to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tenn., including opening to Dollywood.
* A favorite among attendees, there will be several present baskets adult for auction, including one from Richard Childress Vineyards, a Bob Timberlake basket with dual autographed books and particular Hospice staff themed baskets full of goodies.
* Numerous pieces of furniture, including a dining set, an antique bedroom set, couches, chairs and more.
* A Richard Petty autographed cowboy hat.
* The “Cinnamon Toast” coverlet combined by Dr. Scott Murkin.
* A special “Hummingbird” steel sculpture by artist Mike Durham will be adult front and core during a live auction.
“We will have some good things that would be ideal Christmas gifts for your children,” pronounced Hospice’s Special Events/Volunteer Coordinator Lisa Huffman. “We have trips to museums, Kid’s Zone, tickets to see a Winston-Salem Dash and a Greensboro Hornets, a outing to a Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, a Lazy 5 Ranch, Carolina Opry during Myrtle Beach, S.C. — lots of things that families can do together.”
To assistance streamline a evening, there will be no baked products sole during a live auction. Instead, there will be a special “Sweet Shoppe Bakery” tent set adult to sell them. This year will also embody a stretched “Hospice Gems Jewelry Boutique” with rings, necklaces, bracelets, watches, scarves and musical wreaths for sale.
There will be a raffle/drawing for a 40-inch Samsung HDTV donated by Wayne’s Appliances in Ramseur, as good as a $100 Walmart present label and a $250 Just Save present card. A singular apportion of Hospice Christmas ornaments done by Kovak Pottery will be accessible during a dusk for $10 each.
All income lifted during a dusk will go to a caring and support programs for Hospice patients, families and caregivers.
“Everybody looks during this eventuality as a homecoming,” Caughron said. “It’s an eventuality where family and friends come together and suffer a good signature eventuality for Randolph County and for Hospice.”
* Southwestern Randolph High School is located during 1641 Hopewell Friends Road. For tickets or some-more information, hit Hospice of Randolph during (336) 672-9300.