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 people
who pre-register for the Live Auction and pick up their packets on the day of the event!
Category Item Interest Bid Amt Value Donor
Special Items          
P. Buckley Moss Limited Print     $225 P. 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 Books
Barbara Delinsky Basket     $81 Barbara Delinsky 2010
  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 Piccoult 2009
  Hardcover book autographed by #1 New York Times Best Selling Author Jodi Piccoult    
"First Family"     $35 David Baldacci 2009
  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 Kingsbury 2009
Hardcover book autographed by best selling inspirational author Karen Kingsbury
"Fire and Ice"     $33 J.A. Jance 2009
  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 White 2009
  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 2009
        Village of Coventry
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 Specialist
Auction 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.
Friends of the Roanoke Public Library, Inc., is a 501(c)3 non-for-profit organization and exists for the sole purpose of generating support for the Roanoke Public Library through gifts, sponsorship of activities, and special events. Stop by the Roanoke Public Library for more information.