What’s at the Easton Lions Auction on Sunday Feb 10th? Three Cheese Pizzas a week for one year from Buddy’s Union Villa, TWO $1,000.00 Gift Cert from Halvorson’s Orthodontics, a 1,500Galon Septic Tank delivered from Benson Enterprises, Sox and Bruin and Celtics Tickets , a Patriots 2001 Super bowl football and an autographed 1991 football , a 2002 Toyota Corolla from Bourne Auto ( worth $4,000) ,1 week at the Harbor Inn at Newport from Lee Williams, 10-15 yards of screened Loam delivered to your house by Palm Landscaping and the same deal from Bosse Construction, 3 free months at the Easton “Y”, 1 Year Family membership at the Easton Children’s Museum , Spa’s and Nails and Hair Certificate’s and other Girlie Stuff etc. ( for Mom’s Day?) donated by Rose Hill Garden , Signature Style Salon, Colonial House Day Spa, Image Hair Design , Country Gardens of Easton , Romm’s Diamonds , Nail Elegance , Auntie Zaza`s Fiber Works, Paradise Nails & Skin Salon, a $170.00 Real Hammock from the Pool Place, Wills and Tax Services from Richard Dailey and Douglas Dufault and a third of same from Attorney Richard J. Lawton, Fitness Free from Personal Best Karate and Anytime Fitness and Bridgewater Sports Complex and Punch Gym Brockton and Carabiner`s Indoor Climbing and F1 Boston , Certificate for a Three month course at Stonehill College and one from Massasoit College, Celtics Team Ball signed by whole 2013 Team, Handmade quilt from Andrea Martin, 4-Hour Hall Rental for up to 100 people at the Easton Knights of Columbus, Ceramic Photograph Medallion for monument including installation from Easton Memorials , Bathroom Wood Vanity Cabinet with 3 mirror doors from Easton Kitchen & Bath and similar deal from MD Cabinetry, Inc., One 8x10 bound nylon area carpet, choice of color from Jezard Carpet and Flooring and 10 – that’s ten- $50 Carpet cleaning certificates from Jezard Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning , gift certificates from local Restaurants like McGuire’s , the 99, The Chateau, Tommy Doyle`, Ultimate Pizza, Not Your Average Joe`s , George`s Cafe , Stoneforge Grill , Fresh Catch Seafood , Chili`s , Not Just Thaboule , White`s Bakery & Cafe , Owen O`Leary`s , Marilyn Henderson donated a whole bunch of Red Sox Memorabilia including a Red Sox Game Jersey, 15 Pedroia (XXL) while the Mallers family kicked in a Food Saver Vacuum Sealing System, , and so much more. Preview items and pre-bidding at www.EastonLionsAuction.com and on Saturday the 28th from 2p-4p at the Cafeteria. We may take pre-bids by phone at this time. Call us and see! To donate contact us at auction@eastonLions.com or call 617-835-3542.
Where does the Money Go? Last year the Easton Lions gave over $31,000 to Eye Research, $ 23,000 of it to Mass Eye and Ear ( right off Storrow Drive in Boston!), so most of the $ goes to work close to home. In the Past 10 years we have given over $220,000 to Eye Research. In the Past 10 years we have given over $60,000 in Scholarships to Easton Students so they can go to College; over $20,000 has gone to stamp out blindness and get glasses to poor children around the world; Over $200,0000 has gone to support local community and youth groups like FORE / FEEE / Huggs2 / Boy Scouts / BARC / Veterans groups ( VFW/ Legion/ Homes for Vets) / Garden Club / Food Pantry / Youth Baseball and Soccer and many High School teams and Groups....the Easton Lions started and continues to support the Food Pantry and FORE ( For Our Residents of Easton) and the Easton Youth Baseball League. We sponsor many events including: the Senior Cookout each Fall; Golf Tournament; Staff the Grill at the NRT Fair (all $ goes to the NRT !!) ; Carnation Day; Fall Family Fun Day; the Summer Concert Series at Yardley/Wood/Center School Rink; Candy Drive for Eye Research/ Pennies for Sight Canisters and Eyeglass Collection Boxes around town; Cape Cod Walkalong; the High School Leo's Club; Scarecrow Day and the Children’s Halloween Parade Downtown; International Peace Poster Contest; Holiday Fest and Lights and Parade and Children’s Party; Annual January Auction; Recognition Night where we honor local residents who have made our community a better place; Yardley/ Wood rink providing a SAFE place for kids to skate; Canoe day in the Spring; an Award Winning Recycling Day each April ( along with a prescription drug drop-off service); a thrift store at the Grange as part of our efforts to save the Grange Hall on Route 138 between Bob’s Ski-doo and Union Villa; Eyemobile for Ear, Eye and Health Screenings at many events; free eye exams and glasses and hearing aid to hundreds of residents (especially children and elderly) in need; as well as emergency aid to victims of Hurricane Katrina and in Haiti and other spots...and many other services...the Easton Lions spends 100% of all moneys raised on Charity- all club expenses are paid by our own members and our generous sponsors! In 2008 we were named the #1 Club in the entire World. Easton Lions are a registered 401(C)(3) Charity www.EeastonLions.com. On Facebook.
How do I Win? The Auction is on Sunday the 10th from 2 pm to 8 pm at the Olmstead Richardson School Cafeteria. It will be on Easton Community Access Television (ECAT): Comcast Channel 9 and Verizon Channel 22. It will also be streamed live on the internet at: www.EastonlionsAuction.com. You call in your bid to the Auction Bid Line at 508-230-7071. Please leave your Name and Tel # you can be reached at. Please try and have the Board (A, B, C or Big Board) and item # ready. Watch carefully and be ready to bid higher. When the auctioneer closes the bids we will circle the winning Bid price. The FIRST person we record who bid that price wins. We have a lot of ties so if you really want it, bid more than a bit higher. We will call and confirm you have won at the Tel # you gave when you bid.
Please remember when you bid that it is run by volunteers and we do make mistakes and that we are raising money for charity, so if you really want something, bid a good price.