Wednesday, March 18, 2015

CUCC Family Fun Auction Party - April 18, 6:30PM

Sunset from the Kepler's lake house
(auctioned:  day at the lake)
The CUCC Family Fun Auction Party is coming up on Saturday, April 18, and we need you to help make it a success! The auction is an annual fundraiser for CUCC.  Would you consider donating an item to the auction?  Examples of past auction items include:
  • Garden plants
  • Weekends at the beach, lake or mountains 
  • Hand-made pottery, quilts, jewelry and original artwork
  • A morning of bird-watching & lunch                       
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Day trips to fun destinations.  A geology field trip or a hike at a state park
  • Pet-sitting, Babysitting, Yard work, Handyman, and Computer services
  • Brunches, lunches, dinners
  • Delicious homemade cakes, pies, jams, etc.
Stone Mountain
Auctioned:  camping trip
with Mike and Skip
Please contribute your time, talents or treasure to this wonderful annual event.  To make a pledge, call the office and let them know the item, the minimum bid, any conditions (date, maximum/minimum number of people, etc.), AND whether you will be attending the auction. Please enter your pledge of an auction item to the church office by Tuesday, April 14.  Get your pledge form here or at the church office, in the newsletter, or you can fill out a form after worship on Sunday, April 5 and 12.

Want some reasons why you should attend the auction?

Make plans to attend this great annual event. Social and silent auction begin at 6:30 pm; the bidding starts at 7:00 pm.  Drinks, snacks and child care will be provided. A great time is guaranteed!! Thanks for your support, and see you at the auction!

10.  It’s a cheap date.  Just $5 to bid and you don’t even have to pay a babysitter – child care is included!
9.  Help raise important funds for CUCC and have fun doing it.
Lena's back yard
Auctioned:  birding and lunch
8.  Get fabulous prizes – from a weekend at the beach to handyman service at your house to original art and pottery – and it’s all for a good cause.
7.  You can enjoy a fine glass of wine (or two) at the same time.
6.  Did we mention that child care is provided?
5.  You might win a Mystery Box.
4.  You don’t have to be able to spell hors d’oeuvres to gobble them up.
3.  You can have a great time with friends and still be home by 9:30. 
2.  There are lots of cool experiences on offer – you could win a day learning about local geology, birding, or win a night at a sing-a-long and really get to know some of the folks you see in the pews every week.
1.  Folks will probably laugh hard enough that wine comes out their nose.