You’re in luck today! This auction begins both online and in person at BIRHC, to raise funds for our Wellness Gardens. If you see something you want to bid on please submit your offer via email to firstname.lastname@example.org She will write in your bid amount asap.
If you want to know the most recent bid amount write her or call BIRHC (231-448-2275) reception as someone can check it out for you. Be sure to give the Item name and Item # from the listing. Watch the end dates as we have weekly winners. The final bids are taken at 3pm on the dates listed. Winners will be called and emailed that evening. There are a few “or buy now” items available. If you offer that price immediately (and before someone else does!), you will claim your purchase that day.
Remember that the Wellness Gardens are not funded by tax dollars. A group of 10+ volunteers work hard to continue enhancing our Medical Center and Forest View surroundings. Come see these spots when you are in town!
Enjoy browsing below:
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Item Item #1 “The Gamble House”
Large artistically decorated bird house donated by Jeff and Nancy Troudt. Just needs your finishing touch!
Beginning bid : $77. or buy now $277
End date: July 11th. 3pm
Item #2 “All Bets On The Table”
Mosaic top done by Sylvia Harwood, matching tea set included with this cute side table. Donated by Leonor Jacobson
Beginning bid : $57 or buy now $177
End date.: July 7th. 3pm
Item #3 “Robert’s Shipwreck Frames”
You are in luck if you get these two “gems”.
Donated by Delores and Lloyd Cochran, and beautified by Frank Solle’s photographs.
Bidding is on one , highest bidder can buy both for highest bid price EACH. Money raised from this will go towards Robert Gillespie Honorarium in the gardens.
Beginning bid: $177 each. Or buy both now
End date: July 14th. 3pm
Item #4 “Pay To Play”
Charlevoix Ace Hardware has donated this Bean Bag Toss Game. Enjoy on the Beach or the Yacht! (Or at the Fall Football Tailgate )
Beginning bid: $37. or buy now $107
End Date: June 30th. 3pm
How fortunate are we to have these resident artists offering their art pieces:
Item #5a Kay Masini “Flowers on the Table”
Layers of drawing, paint and ink methods are used to create this beautiful batik-styled framed original painting by Beaver Island’s own legendary artist.
Beginning bid : $127 or buy now $477
End date: July 28th 3pm
Item #5c Larissa Mcginnity “Set of 4 Hand-Thrown Coffee Mugs Beautifully Glazed In Beaver Island Colors”
Beginning bid : $37. or buy now $87
Item #5d Jane Early “Fabric Art Piece”
Item #6 “Casino Fun Day!” (Or Elsewhere)
This package consists of 2 Island Airways tickets to Charlevoix (or use as one round trip), lunch/dinner in town, time to go to Petoskey for fun, back to Charlevoix for overnight stay at the Weathervane Inn.
Use after Labor Day, good until next Memorial Day.
Beginning bid : $77
End date: August 4th 3pm
Item #7 “Don’T Gamble On This One”
A First Aid kit will keep you and your guests set for those cottage-time cuts and stings.
Always good to keep on hand; donated by Charlevoix Ace Hardware.
Beginning bid : $27. or buy now for $57
End date: June 30th . 3pm
Item #8 “Pots Of Gold”
Marigolds, that is, or any other flowers /herbs you care to fill these 3 coordinating pots with. Comes with bag of potting soil and two decorative inserts. Courtesy of Rite Aid in Charlevoix.
Beginning bid : $37. Or buy now $57
End date: June 23 3pm
Item #9 “Bet You Can’t…!”
You can’t imagine what Radio Shack Charlevoix has given us this year… a DRONE! Photo gives details. Stop in to see in person!
Beginning bid: $37. or by now $97
End date : June 30th 3pm
Item #10 “Put A Little Irish On The Table”
Nadra Johnson and Dana D’Andraia have put this together.
Bid on each one separately :
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Item #11 “Betting on a Healthy Picnic”
Family Food Fare has donated a cooler filled with healthy picnic snacks; Izzi drinks, Lentil chips, Bhuja nut mix, Annie cheddar squares, and Kind bars.
Beginning bid : $37 or buy now $77
End date: June 30th 3pm
Item #12 “Bounty Basket of Island Goodies”
Farmers Market basket filled by many vendors : Heidi Vigil, Jacque LaFreniere, Nancy Frazee, Darlene Dooley, Patrick McGinnity, Mary Acker, Dianne Tracey, and Bruce Jacobson
See list at biruralhealth.org or in lobby
Beginning bid :$57
End date August 4th
Item #13 “Lucky Day To Be On Beaver Island”
Half day kayaking from Happy Paddle , Lunch for 2 at Paradise Bay Cafe , Two tickets for BI Music Festival, to be used at your discretion.
If you are lucky you might see the loons on Font Lake! A peaceful way to navigate the inland waterways, then on to casual lunch, and head out to the woods for a musical evening. Donated by Mark Engelsmann, Dale and Terry Keyes , and Dan and Carol Burton.
Beginning bid : $77.
End date July 14th, 3pm
Item # 15 “Red Brings Good Luck”
…Especially for those trying to keep their back in shape! 800 lb. capacity hand cart/dolly donated by Family Farm and Home in Charlevoix .
Beginning bid : $57
End date : July 7th
Item #16. “Do Not Gamble On…”
Arranging that centerpiece without using this Floral Design book and glass vase!
Donated by Mary (Grand Valley Nursing Instructor )
Beginning bid : $27
End date : July 14th