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PBRCC Online Auction raises $18,400; Live Auction This Saturday, November 16

Posted Nov. 13, 2013, at 2:11 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 1 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: 34th Annual PBRCC Live Auction Event, 210 Rankin, Rockland, ME

For more information: Alicia; 207-596-0376; penbaychamber.com

Join us on November 16 as the 34th PBRCC Annual Auction culminates at the Elks Lodge for our Live Auction Event.

At the live event there will be over 100 auction items, cash raffle prizes, raffle items, a $500 elimination drawing (tickets, $20 each), cash bar and refreshments.

The live auction preview will be held from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. (new preview hours) at the Elks Lodge (210 Rankin in Rockland), with the live auction bidding starting promptly at 6 p.m. led by Bruce and Becky Gamage, our auctioneer team.

Check out our Bidding for Good Auction site:

http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?vhost=PBRCCAuction

to see our Live Auction items. Note, we will be adding new items to the auction up until the previewing begins at 1 p.m. on November 16.

New this year, from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m., the Rockland Emblem Club #200 will have a bake sale, a “Books are Fun” fundraiser, straw raffle and handcrafted items for sale. The bake sale will be offering fresh baked items, fudge, breads and sweets. There will also be new educational books and toys for children that you can purchase as part of a “Books Are Fun” fundraising program. Based on the overall book/toy sales generated at the event with this special fundraising program, the Emblem Club will earn books that will be donated to local school children as part of their own Literacy Program. In addition, there will be a straw Raffle (with chances for a dollar each for items or gift certificates donated by Emblem members and local businesses) as well as hand-crafted items available for purchase.

Thank you to our $100 live auction cash raffle prize donors: Bruce Gamage with Gamage Antiques, James W. Brannan; Peter Horch with Horch Roofing, John Batty, Mike Jones with Camden National Bank, Jody & Bill Cowan with Ocean Pursuits and Kevin Waters with Penobscot Island Air.

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