only two days to pre-register - more auction items

Carla Ruschival

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From: Carla Ruschival <carla40206@...>
Date: December 5, 2019 at 6:14:36 AM EST
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Subject: only two days to pre-register - more auction items

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The 2019 ACB Radio Holiday Auction is this coming Sunday, December 8,
from 6:00 PM to midnight Eastern Time (3:00 to 9:00 PM Pacific), or
until all items are sold.

In this message you'll discover ways to listen to the auction and why
it's so important to pre-register to bid.  You'll also read about
today's featured items - all food that will make your holidays

The auction pre-registration line is now open.  Pre-registering for
the auction does not obligate you to bid, but it is essential before
you can place a bid.

There's only two more days to pre-register.  Call (877) 630-7190
before 11:00 PM Eastern Time (8:00 PM Pacific) tomorrow, December 6
and leave your first and last name, telephone number, email address,
and city and state where you live.  If you do not pre-register, you
will need to supply the same information on December 8, the day of the
auction, before we can accept your bids.

Today we are featuring some of the food items in this year's auction -
candy, cheese, popcorn, pie and much much more.  Visit and follow the 2019 Holiday Auction link to see all
of our great items on the Preview Page.

Item 12  Classic Almond Roca Buttercrunch Candy

Each piece of Classic Almond Roca®

       Buttercrunch from Brown and Haley in Fife, WA, has a toffee
center with almonds and is covered in a signature blend of cocoa beans
and almond pieces.  The buttercrunch combines premium California
almonds and pure vanilla with fresh local butter for an irresistible
taste sensation of buttery goodness.  This large 42-oz. resealable
canister contains about 98 pieces, each individually foil wrapped and
sealed for freshness.

Donated by Deb Cook Lewis, Seattle, WA

Item 16  A Taste of Hawaii

This auction item features some of the favorite foods found in the islands:

(1)  a 10-oz. bag of gold medium roast Lion coffee and a 10-oz. bag of
rich and buttery macadamia light ground coffee;

(2)  an 8-oz. jar of Maui Guava Jam - perfect on breads;

(3)  a 6.8-oz. bottle of Maui Onion Mustard, perfect on any sandwich
or rubbed on ham;

(4)  2.75-oz. package of pepper flavor Paniolo Beef Chips;

(5)  8 oz. Hawaiian Kine fine herbs sea salt infusion for seasoning meat;

(6)  12-oz. bottle of Hawaiian Bar-B-Que sauce - use for beef, pork,
chicken or seafood, or for salad dressing, stir-fried vegetables,
fried noodles or fried rice;

(7)  10 1/2-oz. assorted packages of dry roasted, honey roasted, Maui
onion and garlic, and milk chocolate-covered macadamia nuts;

(8)  5-oz. package of macadamia popcorn crunch; and

(9)  15-oz. package of Hawaiian custard butter mochi mix.

Also includes 3 intricate hand-crafted wooden Christmas ornaments by
master wood crafter James Gonsalves.  One is round with 4 ferns woven
together in a circle; the second is round with 4 turtles holding
turtle fins in love and friendship; and the third is a six-sided
Hawaiian snowflake.

The final item is a beautiful recyclable bag with patterns reminiscent
of the Hawaiian Islands.

Donated by the Hawaii Association of the Blind

Item 24  Maker's Mark Gourmet Bourbon Balls

An elegant gift for family, friends and business associates. Fine,
handcrafted chocolates made from an old family recipe; laced with a
generous touch of Maker's Mark Bourbon.  One pound gift box contains
32 delicious pieces.

Donated by Greater Louisville Council of the Blind, Louisville, KY

Item 28  Taste of Wisconsin Gift Box

There's no cheese like Wisconsin cheese! This amazing gift box
includes the best of the best. Enjoy one pound pieces of Brick,
Cheddar, Pepper Jack, and Swiss cheese.

  Plenty for holiday trays, snacking while watching football, and
including in your favorite tasty recipes. This package will be
directly shipped to the winning bidder from the Maple Leaf Cheese
Store in Juda, Wisconsin.

Donated by Michael Hartwig, Wausau, WI

Item 32  Amish Whoopie Pies

Go ahead! Take a bite! They're so good - they'll make you shout
"whoopie!"  These rich individual cakes with light cream filling are
homemade by the Bird-in-Hand Bake Shop on Gibbons Road in Lancaster
County, Pennsylvania.  Simply habit-forming. One 3-inch Whoopie is
perfect with a hot cup of coffee on a cold winter day.  You get one
dozen of these sinfully good desserts. Choose from chocolate, pumpkin,
oatmeal, or chocolate peanut butter, or select a variety pack
containing 3 of each flavor.

Donated by David and Shauna Franklin, Beavercreek, OH

Item 36  Chocolatey Treasures Popcorn

A chocolate lover's dream.  A great treat for any occasion.  Includes
chocolate caramel corn, chocolatey pretzels, white frosted pretzels,
white frosted caramel corn, and delicious morsels of chocolatey
covered peanut brittle bites.  74 oz. (3.4 gallons) of goodness in a
holiday tin decorated with a wintry scene.

Donated by ACB Families

Item 44  Bissinger Chocolates

King Louis XIV granted the Bissinger family the title of "Confiseur
Imperial" in 17th-century France, and they have been crafting high
quality confections xx all-natural ingredients ever since.  This big
2-pound box of Bissinger chocolates contains 66 pieces of milk and
dark chocolate goodness.  You'll enjoy cherry cordials; chocolate,
vanilla and raspberry caramels; and Black Forest, maple pecan, orange,
and raspberry creams.  There are solid chocolate leaves, truffles,
almond cups and much much more.

Donated by the Missouri Council of the Blind

Item 48  Kentucky Derby Pie®

Kentucky tradition made from a secret family recipe, Derby Pie
combines rich semi-sweet chocolate with English walnuts for a truly
decadent experience. Delicious when eaten at room temperature;
incredibly heavenly when eaten all warm and gooey and topped with
either whipped cream or ice cream. This 9-inch pie will be baked fresh
and shipped directly to the buyer from A Taste of Kentucky. Stays
fresh for about 14 days. Ready to warm and serve, or freeze for later
use. Serves 8 to 10.

Donated by the Greater Louisville Council of the Blind

Item 52  Brown and Haley Peanut Butter Mountain Bars

A timeless and classic treat; a pocket-sized favorite that's perfect
for on the go.  Each bar is a mountain of chocolate flavor with
peanuts and a delicious creamy peanut butter center.  The box contains
15 1.6-oz. bars, for a total of 1.9 pounds of yummy goodness.

Donated by Deb Cook Lewis, Seattle, WA

Item 56  Royal Treasures Fine Chocolates

You deserve the royal treatment! This assortment from Divine Treasures
in Manchester, CT, includes 25 pieces of their most decadent, diverse
collection of organic European dark chocolates and truffles.  Locally
sourced ingredients; gluten-free; vegan; naturally free of cholesterol
and trans-fats.  The secret to fine chocolate is in the deep, complex
flavor of the cacao itself and Divine Treasures' use of natural
sweeteners enhances each bite without overpowering your taste buds or
spiking your blood sugar.

Donated by Jason Castonguay, Manchester, CT

Item 60  Brown and Haley Cherry Mountain Bars

A timeless and classic treat; a pocket-sized favorite that's perfect
for on the go.  Each bar is a mountain of chocolate flavor with
peanuts and a delicious creamy cherry center made with real fruit.
The box contains  15 1.6-oz. bars, for a total of 1.9 pounds of yummy

Donated by Deb Cook Lewis, Seattle, WA


Originating from the RadioStorm studios in Louisville, Kentucky, the
auction will be broadcast on ACB Radio Mainstream and on ACB Radio
Interactive.  Here are ways to listen:

*  Use the Zoom line to listen and bid on your computer, mobile
device, or landline phone (see below for more details).

*  Listen on the ACB Link app  - only available on Android phones at this time.

*  Listen on your computer by visiting      and following
the ACB Radio link.

*  Listen on any Amazon Alexa device. The first time just say "Alexa,
enable ACB Radio Mainstream." The next time just say "Alexa, play ACB
Radio Mainstream."  Or say "Alexa, listen to ACB Radio Interactive."

*  Listen on your telephone; call 605-475-8130 and select 1 from the
menu for ACB Radio Mainstream or 4 for ACB Radio Interactive.

For complete auction rules and dialing instructions, visit
and follow the Holiday Auction link.

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