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Friday, April 11, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center
Auctioneer: Col. Jack Bowman and Sons
Catering provided by Country Cupboard Catering
Wine service provided by Vintage Wines

Silent Auction till 7:30 p.m.
Live Auction at 7:45 p.m.
Tickets: $60 per person

Spring Fling Program - PDF (requires Acrobat Reader)

Spring Fling 2014 Items

Donated as of 4/4/14:

• Rowe Pottery 2009 Historical Collection jug with cork.  Donated by American Frontier Culture Foundation.
• McDonald's Birthday Party for 10. Includes games, entertainment and prizes, food, cake, decorations, setup and cleanup.  Limited to local McDonald's locations listed on certificate. Donated by APB Management, Inc. / McDonald's.
• $25 Applebee's gift certificate for use at Staunton location.  Donated by Applebee's, Staunton.
• Taste of Italy Dinner for eight. Here is your chance to gather a group of up to 8 people and join us for a culinary delight. The setting will be Art and Jamie Schlappi's circa 1810 home overlooking the beautiful South River and Blue Ridge mountains. Don't miss out on the event of the year! Donated by Art and Jamie Schlappi.
• CoolSculpting Session and Consultation. CoolSculpting is a revolutionary, FDA-cleared, non-surgical, body contouring treatment that permanently removes stubborn fat.  So say goodbye to that muffin top and hello to sexy curves! This auction item includes a consultation with Board Certified plastic surgeon, Saied Asfa, MD, FACS, and one CoolSculpting session for your choice of area:  thigh, love handle or back flank.  CoolSculpting is not a weight loss remedy, but rather, a treatment to remove stubborn pockets of fat. Donated by Asfa Plastic Surgery.
• Harvest basket with flag and lawn and garden items.  Donated by Augusta Co-operative Farm Bureau.
• Matted and framed print "Outfoxed Again" by Mary Ann Vessey.  Donated by Augusta Framecrafters.
• One hour classic massage La Vie Medi-Spa.  Donated by Augusta Health, Fishersville.
• Three-month Total Fitness Memberships to Augusta Health Lifetime Fitness. Total Fitness Membership includes: use of the pools, steam-room, on-deck whirlpool/spa, and full-service locker rooms. The 25-meter Junior Olympic lap pool is heated to 83 degrees with lap lanes always available for open swim. The 89-degree therapeutic pool provides extra warmth during exercise. Both pools host a full array of aquatic classes. Also includes access to cardiovascular machines and Broadcast Theater Entertainment in that area; circuit training equipment; free weights; a cushioned, indoor 0.1 mile walking track and an outdoor walking track and multi-sport complex; aerobics studios and a full array of aerobic and aquatic classes (including Pilates); two racquetball courts; and an orientation to help you get acquainted. Donated by Augusta Health, Fishersville.
• Barren Ridge Vineyards Event Package. Package includes use of the spacious Audrey Blackford Room, wine glasses, tables and chairs for up to 100 guests, setup, breakdown and clean up. Catering and wine are not included. Event may be held between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday during April through October, or anytime Monday through Sunday November through March, based on availability and excluding holidays. Excludes weddings. Donated by Barren Ridge Vineyards, Fishersville.
• Wine lovers gift set. Includes insulated wine tote, wine tasting journal, and set of 10 wine label savers.  Donated by Beverly McGowan.
• One hour tree/shrub (no fruit trees or orchards) assessment and consultation by a certified arborist and spray for insect/disease problems found based on consultation.  Donated by Big "O" Tree and Lawn Service.
• Dump truck load of ground mulch, delivery included for Augusta or Rockingham County and cities therein.  Donated by Blue Ridge Lumber, Fishersville.
• Handmade metal "Yardbird" sculpture. A unique addition to any landscape! Donated by Bob and Joanne Young.
• US Naval Academy baseball cap and sweatshirt.  Donated by Bob and Joanne Young.
• Syracuse University Yankees cap and shirt.  Donated by Bob Baldygo.
• BRCC Spirit Package. Includes Camelback water bottle, drink ware, BRCC cap, and Galaxy phone case, which is exchangeable for iPhone case. Donated by BRCC Bookstore/Follett Store #618.
• BRCC Continuing Education course registration. Expand your horizons with a BRCC Continuing Education course. Try your hand at pottery, art, motorcycle riding, Zumba, or whatever course tickles your fancy. You can also opt for a professional development course, such as Microsoft Excel or Word, or even enroll your child in a Learning Can Be Fun summer youth program course.  The choice is yours, and the opportunities for learning are endless! Maximum value of $130. Donated by BRCC Continuing Education.
• Gift certificate for one 4-wheel alignment at CC Rosen & Sons.  Donated by C C Rosen & Sons, Inc., Mt. Crawford.
• Four Virginia Tech vs. Western Michigan football tickets for Saturday, September 27, 2014 game. Tickets are row 7(G), section 12L, 45 yard line. Donated by Carl and Cheryl Rosberg.
• Four 2015 Virginia Tech men's basketball tickets. Tickets are section 9, row B (second row), midcourt. When schedule is available, winning bidder can select from 12 home games with a choice of ACC and non ACC games, and choice of weekend or weekday games. Donated by Carl and Cheryl Rosberg.
• Split Rects 70" x 82" quilt. Fits twin or double bed.  Donated by Cathy Barker.
• Hovering Hawks 86.5" x 96.5" quilt. 100% cotton with wool batten. Machine quilted in "Leaf Piano" by Bonnie and Larry Spoon of Bonnie "Bee" Quilting. Machine pieced by Cathy Matherly. Donated by Cathy Matherly and Larry and Bonnie Spoon.
• Oneida silver-plate relish dish.  Donated by Cathy Sliwoski.
• Handmade carved and airbrushed stoneware platter set. Large handmade stoneware platter with two-tone copper glazes.  Carved with church-window design. Comes with a separate matching bowl for condiments. Donated by Cedar Hill Pottery, Phill Ungar.
• Gift certificate for automobile 4-wheel alignment and 4 wheels balanced at Central Tire, Verona.  Donated by Central Tire, Verona.
• One week getaway to the Florida Keys. Enjoy a week at one of the great deep-sea fishing and reef-diving destinations in the world, in a luxury one bedroom oceanfront condo at Bonefish Towers in Marathon, Florida.  Experience the best view in the Florida Keys, and the greatest sunrises and sunsets on the east coast in this completely renovated fifth-floor condo.  On-site features include tennis courts, swimming pool, and sauna. Available between April and December; call donor for scheduling. Donated by Chris and Julia Bland.
• Men's custom two piece, 100% wool Hardwick suit. Highest bidder will have the luxury of choosing the fabric, design and style of the suit from a catalog of swatches provided. Hardwick Clothes, founded in 1880, is the oldest American made men's clothing store. Donated by Classic Tuxedos, Harrisonburg.
• $50 gift certificate for use toward any service at Commonwealth Veterinary Clinic.  Donated by Commonwealth Veterinary Clinic, Waynesboro.
• Hosted tour of the U.S. Capitol and lunch for two in the House Congressional Dining Room. Priceless!  Donated by Congressman Bob Goodlatte.
• Gift certificate good for dinner for two at Cracker Barrel.  Donated by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Harrisonburg.
• Gift certificate good for dinner for two at Cracker Barrel.  Donated by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Waynesboro.
• Gold, Peridot, and Amethyst necklace and earring set. 16" gold chain necklace with Amethyst and Peridot drops and gold-filled findings, and matching gold-filled leaver back earrings with Amethyst and Peridot drops on a 14 karat yellow gold chain. Donated by Crown Jewelers.
• Polaroid XS100HD Waterproof Sports Action Video Camera.  Donated by Crutchfield Corporation.
• An evening with the President at Bluestone Vineyard. Remember those lovely summer evenings in 80s when you didn't have a care in the world? Relive those days with the first couple of BRCC! Join Dr. John Downey and his wife Sandy for a delicious dinner at the manor at Bluestone Vineyard (, overlooking the beautiful Alleghany Mountains, while sampling the finest wines that Virginia has to offer! You and five additional guests will join John and Sandy on an evening between mid-May and mid-August, on a date that is mutually agreeable. Donated by Curt and Jackie Hartman & John and Sandy Downey.
• Two tickets and a parking pass for a 2014 Washington Redskins home game. Winning bidder will be given their choice of one game from several available dates when season schedule is released. Donated by Diveley Lind and Associates, LLC.
• Gift certificate for a Subway Party Platter.  Donated by Dixie Gas & Oil Corporation.
• Maple City Pottery handmade cookie jar.  Donated by Don and Joyce Diehl.
• BRCC corn hole boards.  Donated by Donna Miller and Travis Tysinger.
• Memorial Day Weekend Getaway to Smith Mountain Lake, May 23-26, 2014. Enjoy this 2 bedroom, 2 bath, lakefront condo at Bernard's Landing.  Accommodations (sleeps 4, one king and one queen bedroom) include fully equipped kitchen, AC, W/D, TV, VCR, DVD, stereo, deck overlooking cove and ground floor walk out to dock on majestic Smith Mountain Lake. Linens, beach towels and paper products included for guest use.  On-site features include two swimming pools, fitness center with hot tub, indoor pool, sauna and exercise room, boat ramp (boat rental available), beach and picnic area, biking, fishing, and The Landing restaurant. Donated by Dr. and Mrs. Frank Gearing.
• Two vintage 36" floor vases. Made in India, circa 1981, brass/black etched. Donated by Drs. Gerald and Audrey Perselay.
• Four Richmond Spring Cup Race (April 26, 2014) 3M VIP Race Packages. Each 3M VIP package includes a race ticket and a pit and garage walk-through tour-a rare opportunity to experience the inner workings of a live NASCAR garage/pit area! Watch the crews prepare cars to pass their final NASCAR inspections prior to the Spring Cup Race. Also included is rental of a race scanner and headset to listen to drivers and the radio broadcast, which serves as hearing protection as well. But wait, there's more! Each package includes a 3M Racing merchandise gift pack! Donated by E & M Auto Paint & Supply Corporation.
• Winnie the Pooh themed diaper cake. Handmade four-tier diaper cake in neutral Pooh theme. Contains 111 size 1 Huggies diapers, hooded Pooh towel, pacifier, teething ring and four classic Pooh plush toys. Donated by Emma Phillips, Emmaculate Creations.
• One-year family membership for the Harrisonburg Explore More Discovery Museum.  Donated by Explore More Discovery Museum, Harrisonburg.
• Amazon Kindle and 5W USB charger. 6" E ink display with built-in Wi-Fi.  Weighs less than 6 ounces, reads like paper with no glare even in bright sunlight, holds over 1,000 books, supports children's books, and includes parental controls. Donated by Faculty Members of the BRCC English Department.
• Minnie Mouse wristwatch, earrings and scarf.  Donated by Friend of BRCC.
• KHS TC 150 21 speed bicycle.  Donated by Friend of BRCC.
• "Sing" matted and framed print by Michael Podesta.  Donated by Friend of BRCC.
• $50 gift certificate for use at Mill Street Grill.  Donated by Friend of BRCC.
• $50 gift certificate to Lowe's Home Improvement.  Donated by Friend of BRCC.
• $50 gift certificate to Books-A-Million.  Donated by Friend of BRCC.
• $50 gift certificate to the Local Chop & Grill House, Harrisonburg.  Donated by Friend of BRCC.
• "Kathy's Doll" rare matted and framed limited edition print by P. Buckley Moss. Conservation quality matting and framing. Donated by Friend of BRCC.
• Mixed metals necklace.  Donated by Friend of BRCC.
• Downey's Dolphins. We proudly offer an opportunity for you to display "Downey's Dolphins" (or perhaps what will become known as the "Presidential Porpoises") in your home for a full year!  The dolphins honor Dr. John Downey's undergraduate alma mater, Le Moyne College, home of the mighty Le Moyne Dolphins. In addition to the amazing opportunity to display this fine piece of statuary, the high bidder may return next year to tell the tale of Downey's Dolphins' sojourn, and will offer them back to Spring Fling for another round of bidding. Donated by Friend of BRCC.
• Gold link necklace with 13 stones.  Donated by Gacious Consignment Boutique, Waynesboro.
• Gold Luminess pin with stone.  Donated by Gacious Consignment Boutique, Waynesboro.
• Gift certificate for two to tour Grand Caverns and "History Runs Deep" print by Ken Schuler depicting Civil War soldiers signing the walls of Grand Caverns.  Donated by Grand Caverns Park, Grottoes.
• Four passes for two 18-hole greens fees at Heritage Oaks Golf Course.  Donated by Heritage Oaks Golf Course, Harrisonburg.
• $50 gift certificate good toward any purchase at Hershey Tire Company.  Donated by Hershey Tire Company, Inc., Staunton.
• Matted "The Joseph Funk House c. 1808, Singers Glen, Virginia" print of an original watercolor by Houston Lynch, with a $50 gift certificate for framing by The Frame Factory and Gallery.  Donated by Houston and Marcia Lynch and The Frame Factory and Gallery, Harrisonburg.
• Antique sterling filigree cameo brooch, circa 1920-1930.  Donated by James McHone Antique Jewelry.
• Two tickets to the museums, Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center.  Donated by Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.
• Chilmark signed and numbered "Angel of Fredericksburg" pewter sculpture.  Donated by Jeremy and Lydia Santangelo.
• Meal for 10 at Country Home Catering in Harrisonburg. Step back in time with family and friends to a beautiful Mennonite farmhouse lit by gas lanterns and enjoy a scrumptious home-cooked meal. Donated by John and Cathy Matherly.
• New England Patriots satin jacket.  Donated by John Downey.
• Tropical Batik Sarong from Hawaii.  Donated by Joyce Colemon.
• Gift certificate for one bottle of Nerium AD age defying treatment.  Donated by Kim Harris.
• 50" Proscan television.  Donated by K-Mart, Waynesboro.
• Two passes for 18-hole green fees for use at Lakeview Golf Club. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Donated by Lakeview Golf Course, Harrisonburg.
• Men's Seiko watch.  Donated by Lemons Jewelry.
• WaterRower exercise machine. The WaterRower machine, hand-crafted in Warren, RI, duplicates the physical dynamics of rowing in a boat. See / Donated by Lida Hurst.
• Two complimentary admission passes to Luray Caverns, the largest and most popular caverns in Eastern America.  Donated by Luray Caverns Corporation.
• One week Williamsburg Getaway, May 18-24, 2014. Enjoy all that Williamsburg has to offer-history, theme parks, golf, and first-class shopping and dining at the Diamond Resorts International Powhatan Plantation Resort. Two bedroom condo sleeps six, amenities include a master suite with hot tub, fireplace, full kitchen, indoor/outdoor pool, tennis courts, and playground. Donated by Martha Livick.
• Matted and framed print "Jackson Wilson School" by artist Anita Bilkins.  Donated by Mary Louise Leake.
• Four passes to Massanutten Waterpark.  Donated by Massanutten Resort.
• Four rounds of golf with a cart at Massanutten Resort; tee time required.  Donated by Massanutten Resort.
• Four ski lift tickets for use at Massanutten Resort.  Donated by Massanutten Resort.
• Handmade multi-colored 10" fused glass trivet.  Donated by Mike White Stained & Fused Glass.
• $50 gift certificate for use at Mill Street Grill, Staunton.  Donated by Mill Street Grill, Staunton.
• Handmade BRCC themed necklace and earrings. Designed and created by Jennifer Callison. Valued at $150, but an opportunity to own what may someday be priceless from this young jewelry-maker artist! Donated by Miss Jennifer Callison.
• Handmade JMU themed necklace and earrings. Designed and created by Jennifer Callison. Valued at $150, but an opportunity to own what may someday be priceless from this young jewelry-maker artist! Donated by Miss Jennifer Callison.
• Handmade soapstone and Spanish cedar plant stand/end table.  Donated by Modern Boy Workshop.
• One pie per month for one year from Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant & Bakery.  Donated by Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant & Bakery, Staunton.
• Catrina Day of the Dead Mexican dolls.  Donated by Nell and Wellford Tiller.
• 1999 collectible Spanish Bull Fighter-Matador Barbie Doll.  Donated by Nell and Wellford Tiller.
• Catered dinner for eight. Let Pam Huggins cater your dinner party!  Menu includes Cioppino, an Italian seafood stew with shrimp, crabmeat, scallops, clams and halibut, Caesar salad, French bread, luscious blueberry-pear cobbler with ice cream (or a favorite dessert of the host...Pam will take the challenge, but can't promise it will taste like your Grandma's) and of course wine!  Will deliver meal to winning bidder's home upon mutual convenience. Donated by Pam Huggins.
• Hornet Extreme Crossbow.  Donated by Parker Compound Bows, Inc.
• Calloway golf bag.  Donated by Pepsi-Cola of Central Virginia.
• One-year car wash pass for unlimited cloth car washes at any Peterson's Car Wash facility for one vehicle.  Donated by Peterson's Car Wash.
• $50 gift certificate to be used toward lodging and/or dining at Prospect Hill, The Virginia Plantation Inn. Excludes weekends in May and October and holidays. Donated by Prospect Hill, The Virginia Plantation Inn, 15 miles east of Charlottesville.
• $50 gift certificate to be used toward any Classic Birthday Party at Pump It Up.  Donated by Pump It Up, Mount Crawford.
• Tape dubbing-VHS tape conversion to DVD, or cassette tape to CD. Do you have old VHS tapes or cassette tapes that you would like converted to DVD or CD? Let Richard Adams convert five of your VHS tapes to DVD, or six of your cassette tapes to CD. Donated by Richard Adams.
• Handmade signed and numbered stoneware vase by a Virginia artist.  Donated by Robin Hawks.
• Amish quilt from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Donated by Robin Hawks.
• Weekend getaway at Highland County Retreat. Slightly rustic, but well-appointed and restored, early 1800s two-story log cabin on 600 acre cattle farm with three bedrooms, four double beds, one and half baths.  All the modern amenities-TV, stereo, dishwasher, in a pristine end of the road environment close to Monterey.  Great views and lots of space to explore, hike, etc.  Bring your own horses or ATV.  Available June-August 2014 on select weekends. City Slickers who can't tolerate the occasional insect, critter, cow pie, or several game mounts need not bid! Donated by Robin Sullenberger.
• United States Marine Corps corn hole boards.  Donated by Scott Stogdale.
• One month Global Pass and two guest passes for Sentara RMH Wellness Center. Global pass includes use of state-of-the-art strength and cardio equipment, group exercise, including spinning, Zumba, Tai Chi, Yoga, and Pilates, indoor track and gymnasium, fitness pool, warm water pool, and whirlpool. Donated by Sentara RMH Wellness Center, Harrisonburg.
• Family of four pass for Shenandoah Caverns Family of Attractions.  Donated by Shenandoah Caverns, Quicksburg.
• Gift certificate for a canoe rental for a day trip on the Shenandoah River during the 2014 season.  Donated by Shenandoah River Outfitters, Luray.
• $500 travel voucher for any flight into/out of Shenandoah Valley Airport.  Donated by Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport.
• Smooth Day Spa pampering package. Includes pedicure, manicure, and facial.  Donated by Smooth Day Spa, Penn Laird.
• One-month family membership to the Staunton-Augusta YMCA. Must be activated by April 30, 2014. Donated by Staunton-Augusta Family YMCA.
• One "Auto Butler" premier paint protection application, one oil change, and one tire rotation at Steven Toyota Service, Harrisonburg.  Donated by Steven Toyota, Harrisonburg.
• Overnight stay at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center.  Donated by Stonewall Jackson Hotel and Conference Center, Staunton.
• Print "Album of Virginia" plate 20, by Edward Beyer.  Donated by Stuart and Terry Porter.
• Matted and framed print of a watercolor of the drill field at Virginia Tech by artist Eric E. Fitzpatrick.  Donated by Stuart and Terry Porter.
• "Canadian Geese" print by Guy Coheleach. Conservation quality matting and framing by Morgan - Miles Picture Frames.  Donated by Stuart and Terry Porter and Morgan - Miles Picture Frames.
• "Eastern Bobwhite" print by Ray Harm.  Conservation quality matting and framing by Morgan - Miles Picture Frames.  Donated by Stuart and Terry Porter and Morgan - Miles Picture Frames.
• $50 gift certificate for use at Blue Stone Inn, Harrisonburg.  Donated by Susie Shomo.
• Two vintage ceramic soft cream Lenox vases with gold trim.  Donated by Suzi and Jim Russell.
• Gerald Henn Friendship Cobalt Blue Spongeware pottery pitcher with hearts.  Donated by Suzi and Jim Russell.
• Matted and framed watercolor of The Virginia Creed.  Donated by Suzi and Jim Russell and The Frame Factory and Gallery.
• Wheel thrown, carved, handcrafted stoneware pitcher by Terry Porter.  Donated by Terry Porter, Crickhollow Pottery.
• Wheel thrown, carved, handcrafted stoneware cookie jar by Terry Porter.  Donated by Terry Porter, Crickhollow Pottery.
• Series of three Aveda Botanical Resurfacing Facials. Aveda's Tourmaline Radiance botanicals, consisting of tourmaline crystals and bamboo extract are applied as a manual microderm abrasion, resulting in smooth, radiant, energized skin. Donated by The Beauty Spa, Harrisonburg.
• Entertaining in Style Basket. Basket includes cheese markers, place card set, brie baker set, ceramic platter, cocktail napkins and more! Donated by The Shoppes at Mauzy.
• Autographed Washington Redskins Pierre Garcon matted photograph.  Donated by The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation.
• Glider ride for one with Shenandoah Valley Soaring Club. Take off gracefully from the Eagles Nest Airport in Waynesboro, and soar silently over the Shenandoah Valley with a FAA-certified Shenandoah Valley Soaring Club pilot at the controls. Search for updrafts and enjoy views for 20 miles in every direction-smooth, quiet, beautiful. Time of ride will vary based on weather conditions and "lift." Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime experience! Check out this video for additional information: Donated by Thomas and Cynthia Weidner.
• $25 gift certificate for use at Log Cabin Barbeque in Elkton or Harrisonburg.  Donated by Tim and Nancy Hulings.
• $25 gift certificate for use at Ciro's Italian Eatery in Elkton.  Donated by Tim and Nancy Hulings.
• Flatback Cupboard.  Donated by To Di IV Antiques, LLC.
• Olive Garden Amore Package, including $50 gift card to Olive Garden. Gift card can also be used at Red Lobster or Darden restaurant. Gift basket includes a bottle of Olive Garden Peach Sangria mix, one bottle of Talamonti Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wine, one bottle of Olive Garden Berry Sangria mix, one 1.5ml bottle of Sutter Home White Zinfandel, one bottle of Villa Mt. Eden Orange Muscat dessert wine, two bottles of Olive Garden salad dressing, a bottle of Olive Garden Peach Bellini-Raspberry Syrup, and an Olive Garden Parmesan Cheese Grater. Donated by Tom and Lori Mendez.
• Gourmet cooking class for eight. Delight your friends with an evening of gourmet food and wine.  Learn the tricks of the trade to make your dinner parties a success. Donated by Tom and Tassie Pippert.
• Handmade wooden JMU paperweight and wine stopper set. Designed and turned by Tom Laser, Designer - Woodturner, Fairfield, PA, using a classic 1930s lathe. Donated by Tom Laser, Designer-Woodturner.
• Handmade wooden Big Leaf Maple Burl bowl. Big Leaf Maple Burl from Oregon, 11" diameter, 9.5" tall with a natural edge. Designed and turned by Tom Laser, Designer - Woodturner, Fairfield, PA, using a classic 1930s lathe. Donated by Tom Laser, Designer-Woodturner.
• Handmade wooden segmented ring Black Walnut and Spalted Sugar Maple box with inlaid lid. 4.5" diameter, 3" tall. Designed and turned by Tom Laser, Designer - Woodturner, Fairfield, PA, using a classic 1930s lathe. Donated by Tom Laser, Designer-Woodturner.
• Handmade wooden UVA paperweight and wine stopper set and a bottle of wine. Designed and turned by Tom Laser, Designer - Woodturner, Fairfield, PA, using a classic 1930s lathe. Donated by Tom Laser, Designer-Woodturner.
• Handmade wooden Virginia Tech paperweight and wine stopper set and a bottle of wine. Designed and turned by Tom Laser, Designer - Woodturner, Fairfield, PA, using a classic 1930s lathe. Donated by Tom Laser, Designer-Woodturner.
• Matted and framed original oil painting "Keep the Torch Burning" by artist Charles McCusker.  Donated by Ty and Dottie Tysinger.
• Custom built oak wagon.  Donated by Valley Building Supply, Inc.
• Handmade Poplar porch swing.  Donated by Valley Technical Center, Cabinet Making Program.
• Matted and framed print of the grounds at University of Virginia by Richard Rummell. At the turn of the century, the artist Richard Rummell (1848-1924) was widely recognized as a premier landscape painter of cities, towns, and universities.  He was well known for his hallmark bird’s-eye perspective and ability to capture the spirit of his subjects.  Rummell painted at an altitude of 300 feet by either literally going up in a hot air balloon or through envisioning the scene in his mind’s eye. The printing house, Littig and Company, recognized Rummell’s considerable talents and commissioned him to paint panoramic bird’s eye watercolors of the nation’s finest universities, colleges, and prep schools.  Rummell traveled to each institution and conferred with the administration to discern the best vantage point from which to capture the spirit of the school.  His precise and detailed panoramic views provide a fascinating snap shot of each institution at a pivotal time in the growth of the American University system. Donated by Whit and Joan Krumm.
• Lavender gift box. Includes dream pillow, linen spray, stress ball, sachet, neck soother, and lavender soap. Donated by White Oak Lavender Farm.
• Weekend getaway to Downtown Staunton condo and two tickets to a Blackfriars Playhouse performance. Enjoy a weekend in a lovely fully furnished one-bedroom condo located on West Frederick Street.  While you are there, enjoy a Blackfriars Playhouse performance at the American Shakespeare Center (two complimentary tickets included)!  Condo sleeps up to five (twin beds in bedroom, twin bed in nook, queen sleeper in living room).  Fully equipped kitchen including beer, wine, soft drinks, snacks, and continental breakfast. This second-floor condo is equipped with cable TV and broadband WiFi access.  Make it an extra-long weekend if that works best for you! Donated by William Jongeward & Mary McDermott  and American Shakespeare Center.
• Gift certificate for liquid lawn fertilization and weed control application for up to one acre (  Donated by Williams Brothers Tree and Lawn, Staunton.
• Four mid-week recreation coupons for Wintergreen Resort activities. Options include greens fee for 18 holes of golf, outdoor tennis, lift ticket for skiing or snowboarding, tubing ticket, Lake Monocan admission or bike or boat rental, Discovery Ridge activity, or admission to the Aquatics & Fitness Center. Donated by Wintergreen Resort.
• Admission for four to the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum.  Donated by Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum, Staunton.
• Handmade cutting board and hand-painted cheese box.  Donated by Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center.

  • • Three $10 gift certificates for use at You Made It! Paint your own pottery and fused glass studio. Limit of one certificate per person, per visit. Donated by You Made It! Harrisonburg.