Virtual Auction Fun - Sunday Update

Carla Ruschival

From: Carla Ruschival <carla40206@...>
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2019 12:52:37 -0500
Subject: Virtual Auction Fun - Sunday Update
To: leadership@...

The bidding fun continues in the ACB Virtual Holiday Auction. Read on
to find a new item up for bid, updates on open items, and auction


Item 104 Golden Harp Music Box

This shimmering gold-plated classical harp music box figurine is
studded with 8 mini genuine Matashi crystals. Just wind the base and
watch the harp turn slowly to soft music. 4.5 inches high and 2
inches wide. A beautiful gift or stunning addition to your music box

Donated by the American Council of Blind Lions

Opening bid - $20

Closing - Wednesday, Dec. 18, 3:00 PM Eastern (noon Pacific)

Item 105 Patti's Cookie Balls

Are they candy or are they cookies? Choose chocolate or white
chocolate on the outside, chocolate or peanut butter on the inside. 2
dozen rich, luscious treats to share throughout the holidays. They're
outrageously good!

Donated by Patti Cox, Louisville, KY

Opening bid - $25

Closing - Wednesday, Dec. 18, 3:00 PM Eastern (noon Pacific)


Item 101 Yamaha Recorders

Play beautiful melodies with these quality Yamaha 20 Series soprano
recorders in the key of C. Constructed of durable and lightweight ABS
resin. 3-piece construction makes these recorders easy to clean and
dry; it allows the parts to be swiveled slightly to adjust the
fingering to better fit the player's hands; and the intonation can be
improved by altering the position of the foot joint. Baroque
fingering; double holes - low C and C sharp, and low D and D sharp.
Includes 1 each translucent blue, translucent pink, and translucent
green recorder. Mix and match the colors to make your own unique
instrument. Carrying bag included for each recorder. Cleaning cloth
and cleaning rod recommended (not included).

Donated by Buddy Gray Music Center, Tuscaloosa, AL

Opening bid - $15

Current high bid - $50

Closing - Tuesday, Dec. 17, 3:00 PM Eastern (noon Pacific)

Item 102 iPhone 7 Charging Case

This quality Forever iPhone 7 battery case is MFI-certified. It has a
lithium polymer battery, and a 3100mAH capacity. Slide your phone
lightly into the power case and make sure it is well connected to the
case's lightning connector. Press the on/off switch to start or stop
charging; the charging symbol will show on the phone screen.

Donated , by Tom Tobin, ACB Development Consultant, Cleveland Heights, OH

Opening bid - $15

Closing - Tuesday, Dec. 17, 3:00 PM Eastern (noon Pacific)

Item 103 Brian's Millionnaire Cookies

Three dozen amazingly-delicious bar cookies in a holiday tin. A
buttery-rich shortbread layer is covered with caramel and then topped
with milk chocolate. Plenty for a holiday party, gift-giving, or for
yourself on a snowy evening.

Donated by Brian Charlson, Watertown, MA

Opening bid - $25

Current high bid - $100

Closing - Tuesday, Dec. 17, 3:00 PM Eastern (noon Pacific)


Bid on items by phone. Call (877) 630-7190 between 1:00 PM and 9:00
PM Eastern Time (10:00 AM and 6:00 PM Pacific). We will review the
high bids with you, and give you the chance to raise the bids. If your
call goes to voicemail, leave your name, phone number and time zone
from which you are calling and we will call you back as soon as

Watch your email for daily virtual auction updates containing new
items up for bid, current high bids, and reminders about items ready
to close.

Bidding in the auction is fun, but placing a bid is serious business.
It is a commitment on your part to pay for that item, should you be
the winner. All items are sold as is, and all sales are final.
Payment is due after the item closes, and must be made by credit card
using VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express; no checks

When an item closes, the ACB Minneapolis office will contact the
winner to obtain credit card information. If a winner defaults on a
bid, the runner-up will be contacted concerning the item.

Shipping on most items are the responsibility of the buyer, and will
be charged as a separate item on your card. If you purchase multiple
items, shipping will be combined whenever possible. Sorry, but we
cannot offer international shipping.

Now place those bids, and thanks for supporting the ACB Virtual Holiday Auction.


Carla Ruschival
Treasurer, Kentucky Council of the Blind
Treasurer, Kentucky School for the Blind Alumni