Community Invited to Fairmount’s 33rd Annual Benefit Auction & BBQ
Fairmount’s 33rd Annual Benefit Auction is set for Saturday, September 10. This year’s auction will be held both in-person and in a Live Webcast format at New Covenant Mennonite Fellowship, 529 E. Farmersville Rd. in New Holland. Proceeds from this year’s annual event will benefit the Sharing Fund, which goes toward the cost of care for residents who have exhausted their financial resources. Your contribution is greatly appreciated.
The day is set to begin at 6:30am with the opening of the flea market and a country breakfast (by donation) that includes eggs, bacon, sausage, French toast, orange juice, and much more. Homemade donuts and coffee will be available for sale as well, and food stands will open shortly after breakfast.
Online bidding for auction items will open Saturday, September 3, and continue until Saturday, September 10. The live auctions will open at 9am, including a Silent Auction featuring Dining for Dollars events, which closes at 1pm, and a Children’s Auction at 1:45pm.
Auction items will be on display to preview in person at New Covenant Mennonite Fellowship on Friday, September 10 from noon until 5pm. Someone will be available to enter bids electronically for those who do not have computer access. On Saturday, September 10, items can be picked up by winning bidders until 3pm.
Auction items include quilts, theme baskets, gift certificates, new furniture, specialty Items, lawn furniture and plants. A Quality Assurance Certified Angus steer will be auctioned in eighths again this year. For anyone who does not have online access and cannot attend the Auction, an absentee bid form is available at the front desk of the Wheat Ridge building.