The featured item this year at the Chamber auction is a FISHER HT Series snowplow from Fisher Engineering, valued at $5240! Thank you to Fisher Engineering for your generosity again this year, we sincerely appreciate your support. The FISHER HT Series snowplow is engineered for today’s half-ton trucks, providing all the features you expect from FISHER in a standard-duty snowplow. The HT Series feature’s FISHER’S Minute Mount 2 On/Off system, INTENSIFIREHalogen headlamps and the original FISHER trip edge design. Based in Rockland, Maine, dedication to quality and service has been a FISHER tradition for more than 60 years. Through the years their plows have earned a solid reputation for reliability and strength – among residential and commercial plowers. Blade width, 7’, 6” (no substitutions will be permitted).
The auction web site is: www.BiddingforGood.com/PBRCCAuction. There are now over 287 items, valued at over $59,000, for the online and live auctions! Up for bid starting today are many exciting products, getaways and services from hundreds of businesses and organizations. All money raised supports our mission of promoting the interests of our members by advocating for the commercial and economic development of the region.
Thank you to our sponsors: Fisher Engineering, Gamage Antiques, Courier Publications (The Courier Gazette & The Camden Herald), Bangor Metro, The Coastal Journal, The Free Press, Global Packing & Shipping, Country Inn @ Camden/Rockport and Mainebiz. Thank you to our $100 Cash raffle prize donors for the live event: Bruce Gamage-Gamage Antiques, Jody & Bill Cowan – OCEAN PURSUITS, Rolf Winters – Knowlton Moving & Storage Corp., Peter Horch-Horch Roofing, Kevin Waters-Penobscot Island Air, Michael Jones-Camden National Bank and James W. Brannan.
On October 8 at 8am, the “doors” opened to our auction, which takes place online at www.BiddingforGood.com/PBRCCAuction. The online auction bidding will run from October 8 at 8am through October 29 at 9pm, with about 100 items heading to a live auction on Friday, November 2 at the Rockland Elks Lodge, located at 210 Rankin Street in Rockland.
At the live event, there will be auction items, cash raffle prizes (6 – $100 cash raffles), a 50/50 cash raffle, raffle items, cash bar and a concession stand. Bruce & Becky Gamage will be our auctioneer team. We will also have a $500 Elimination Drawing at the live event. The Elimination Drawing board consists of 100 numbers being sold at $20 each, in which one winner will receive a cash prize of $500. Every half-hour, starting at 6:30 p.m., 20 numbers will be randomly selected and removed from the board until only one number is left. This person will receive $500 in cash! In addition, there will be Raffle drawings of items & services every half-hour at the live auction starting at 6:30 p.m.:
o Raffle prize numbers will be announced throughout the evening – many prizes being raffled off, along with 6 cash $100 cash prizes
o Tickets: $5 for five tickets; $10 “Boogie Man” arm length; $20 for “Boogie Man” height length.
The live auction items are clearly identified on the web site and absentee bidding will be available for those that cannot attend the live event. Everyone is welcome to browse, shop, or just drop by and sign our guest book to show their support for our auction at www.BiddingforGood.com/PBRCCAuction.
For more information about getting involved, contact Shari Closter, Director of Operations/Acting Director, at the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 508, One Park Drive, Rockland, ME 04841; 207-596-0376, ext. 22; or firstname.lastname@example.org; www.mainedreamvacation.com.