Something for Everyone in BC Auction
Need a vacation or a little outdoor recreation? Interested in entertainment or amusement packages? Want to take advantage of great buys on jewelry, furniture or other quality items, while supporting a good cause?
October 7, 2013
Auctioneer Eddie Pauley (left) solicits bids for an item during last year's Homecoming Scholarship Auction. He'll do the same this year, Saturday, October 12 at 9:30 a.m. in Shott Hall.
Then, you don't want to miss Bluefield College's Scholarship Auction, Saturday, October 12 at 9:30 a.m. in Shott Hall where dozens of products will be up for auction, and where proceeds from the event go to support the BC Fund for Scholarships, a vital source of financial aid for BC students.
The Bluefield College Scholarship Auction began in the fall of 2000 as part of the school's annual Homecoming festivities and for the purpose of raising funds for student scholarships. Auctioneers from Regency Real Estate and Auction Company of Bluefield, Virginia, donate their time and talents to manage the biddingaffair.
Among the items up for sale this year will be vacation packages to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Other entertainment and amusement items will include a trip for two to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina; a trip for two to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; tickets to the Tweetsie Railroad and Grandfather Mountain in Blowing Rock, North Carolina; tickets to the Wohlfahrt House and Dinner Theatre in Wytheville, Virginia; tickets to Ripley’s Believe It or Not in Williamsburg, Virginia; and a $150 gift card to the Dian-Lee House in Bluefield, West Virginia.
Outdoor enthusiasts will have the opportunity to bid on ski lift tickets to Winterplace in Ghent, West Virginia; four rounds of golf at Fountain Springs in Peterstown, West Virginia; and four green fees at Pulaski Country Club Golf Course in Virginia, among other items.
Sports fans will get the chance to purchase two tickets to a Nationwide race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina, while collectors bid on autographed itemsfrom Charlie Daniels, an autographed Kevin Harvick picture, and a Virginia state flag that flew over the capitol.
Restaurant giveaways will include a $25 gift card to Cuz’s in Pounding Mill, Virginia, and retail and gift store products will include items from Leslie Ann’s, Expressions, Sam’s Club and Schewel’s.
Other items up for bid will include Elizabeth Arden perfumes, Thirty-One gift products,Bassett furniture, Mel Grubb photography, handmade arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, and a variety of retail store items.
For a complete list of auction items or to donate an item to the Scholarship Auction, please e-mail the BC Office of Public Relations at The auction will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 12 in Shott Hall.