Retail Value: $70
Minimum Bid: $15
Donated by: Friendship Heart Gallery
Read all about the fantastic items available for auction!
PAR's Silent Auction will take place on the first day of the Solutions Conference (Monday, October 23) during the Networking Social from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., immediately following the Awards Ceremony. As you network with your peers, place bids on various items donated by PAR Members! Winners will be announced at the end of the Networking Social. There is something for everyone!
Proceeds from the auction will be used first to fund scholarships for self advocates and families to attend PAR's Solutions Conference and to support leadership events throughout the year. Ready...Set...Bid!
Item Description: Enjoy luxury at the award winning Omni Bedford Springs Resort. This experience will include specialized services from the unrivaled Springs Eternal spa and dining at the world-class 1796 Room Steak and Chophouse.
2. Omni Bedford Springs Resort
Donated by: InVision Human Services
PAR Silent Auction
3. Floral Print
1. Unique Bloom
Item Description: Own an original and fascinating work of art by the talented Jessica Brooks, a featured artist that has been highlighted at the Friendship Heart Gallery. Jessica lives with autism and cortical blindness.
Item Description: An extraordinary and original floral print crafted by hand.
Donated by: Erie Homes for Children and Adults (EHCA)
Retail Value: $120
Minimum Bid: $30
Retail Value: $1,000
Minimum Bid: $250
Item Description: Test your luck with this Lottery Tray and during a one night stay at the Mountaineer Grande Hotel and Casino located in New Cumberland, West Virginia. Also included is a complimentary $20 gift card that can be used at any of the hotel's retail outlets. Your choice of date up to February 7, 2018 based on hotel's availability.
Donated by: Passavant Memorial Homes
Retail Value: $150
Minimum Bid: $40
4. Mountaineer Grande Hotel & Casino and Lotto Tray
Donated by: Capital Associates, Inc.
Donated by: George Linke, Linke Resources
Retail Value: $250
Minimum Bid: $60
Item Description: Cheer on the Hershey Bears as they battle the Charlotte Checkers on Saturday, February 4! You will experience the game with four tickets, Hershey Bears goods, and of course, Hershey chocolate.
5. A Day on the Boat with Captain George Linke
6. Hockey Night in Hershey
Retail Value: $275
Minimum Bid: $70
Item Description: Take an early morning ride around the island, go crabbing or clamming in Barnegat Bay, explore a small barrier island off of Tom's River to see the effects of Hurricane Sandy, have some fun tubing or relax at Tices Shoal and soak up the sun after a swim. The dock is near Ocean Beach, New Jersey and the open bow boat comfortably fits 6-8 people.
Retail Value: $600
Minimum Bid: $150
7. Luxury Road Trip Basket
Item Description: Travel to Harrisburg in Style! This basket includes a gift certificate for E-ZPass, a Yeti water bottle, Ray-Ban sunglasses, and gourmet travel snacks such as Starbucks coffee and truffles. Use as you travel for work or play.
Item Description: Extraordinary chocolates by extraordinary people! Handmade chocolates including our famous pretzel bark, chocolate covered pretzels, fresh fudge, classic non-pareils, and crunchy snack mix, plus much more!
10. Highland Chocolates
Donated by: Highland Chocolates/ Partners in Progress
9. The Terrible Towel® Package for the Steelers Fan!
Donated by: PATH, Inc.
Donated by: NHS Allegheny Valley School
8. Keep Calm and Carry On
Retail Value: $200
Minimum Bid: $50
Item Description: This package features Steelers merchandise including Terrible Towels ®, Heinz Field Turf, and other accessories to help you cheer on the Steelers!
Item Description: A basket of Aromatherapy Oils, Oil Diffuser, Yoga DVD, Yoga mat, Calm Chantwell Coloring Book, Colored Pencils, Sound Machine, and Fitness Tracker to help you stay active and relax!
Donated by: Philadelphia Coordinated Health Care
Retail Value: $50
Minimum Bid: $10
Item Description: This 32 GB, 1080p Full HD Display Kindle Fire with Alexa Hands Free is perfect for an avid reader!
11. Kindle Fire
Donated by: enkompas Technology Solutions
Donated by: Penn-Mar Human Services
Donated by: SPIN, Inc.
Item Description: No kitchen is complete without some "kitsch." Add some pizazz to your practical with some rose gold kitchen tools, as well as a few everyday items to make washing dishes feel less like a chore. Basket includes: Two (2) bottles of wine, $25 gift card to Fresh Grocer, deluxe drying mat, kitchen towels, lavender hand soap, scrubbing brush, foil wine opener, stainless steel bottle opener, and a variety of rose gold kitchen accessories.
Item Description: This one-of-a kind piece is made with a blend of acrylic paints. It measures 24" wide by 30" tall.
Retail Value: $175
Minimum Bid: $45
12. Kitschy Kitchen
15. 2 Penguins Tickets
Retail Value: $100
Minimum Bid: $25
13. Wines of California
Retail Value: $400
Minimum Bid: $100
Item Description: A basket of wine artfully chosen to satisfy all ranges of taste for the discriminating wine lover.
Item Description: Cheer on the Pittsburgh Penguins in two seats "on the glass" as they take on the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, December 9 at 7 p.m. in the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh--parking pass is included!
Donated by: SpArc Philadelphia
Retail Value: $675
Minimum Bid: $170
Item Description: Enjoy a 3 night stay at the Historic Powhatan Plantation in Williamsburg Virginia. Explore the town during the day and then relax in a 2 bedroom condo that comfortably sleeps 6. This 3 night stay is available October 2017 through May 2018.
Item Description: Feelin' crabby? Skip your trip to the Eastern Shore of Maryland and have the finest blue crabs from the Chesapeake delivered fresh to your front door. Blue crabs, shrimp, or scallops--oh my!
18. Timeless, Classic Scotch Whiskey Basket
Retail Value: $300
Minimum Bid: $75
Item Description: Enjoy a glass of 18 year-old Scotch Whiskey complete with glasses, a decanter, and whiskey stones.
Donated by: MITC
Item Description: "Hello" is an original acrylic painting by Inna Dovbush, a participant in the Fine Arts Program. Inna, a recent immigrant from Ukraine, creates her paintings based upon collages she assembles from shapes she cuts from paper. The shapes are traced onto canvas and Inna selects the colors and paints the shapes, which are often overlapped and layered. This finished piece is 16" x 20" in a wood frame.
16. 3 Night Stay in Williamsburg
19. Maryland Crab Basket
Donated by: St. Edmond's Home for Children
Retail Value: $125
Minimum Bid: $30
Donated by: Barber National Institute
Donated by: Verland
Item Description: This One Good Woman gift bag contains a tall coffee mug, half pound of Ground Roast OGW Coffee, fall themed flour sack towel, driftwood and amber Chesapeake Bay candle, and chocolate-covered pretzel rods.
22. The Erie Experience
Item Description: Shoot for a hole-in-one at the Somerset Country Club located in Somerset, PA with this golf package for four people, including carts. Valid through May 31, 2018.
Item Description: Cheer on the Nittany Lions against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on November 11 at noon in Beaver Stadium. These two tickets are located in the lower level End Zone.
Donated by: Genesis Asset Protection
21. Somerset Country Club Golf Package
Retail Value: $1,200
Minimum Bid: $300
23. One Good Woman Gift Bag
Donated by: Lakeshore Community Services, Inc.
Retail Value: $240
Minimum Bid: $60
Donated by: UCP Central PA
20. 2 Penn State Football Tickets
Item Description: Enjoy Erie Pennsylvania with two boxes of Romolo’s Chocolates; one bottle of PENN1681 Vodka, handcrafted in PA; one bottle of Courtyard Winery Ruby’s Rouge; two night stay at Peek ‘n Peak Resort, including two rounds of golf and $200 dinner voucher; World Class Captain Jim Pettis Manatau 6 Hour Walleye Fishing Charter on Lake Erie (up to four people). Valid July 1- Sept. 1 2018.
Item Description: Handcrafted gifts from the Yellow Daffodil Flower and Gift Shop and Beechtree. Both are social enterprises where individuals with and without disabilities work side by side.
Donated by: Fayette Resources, Inc.
Donated by: St. Joseph's Center
Donated by: Woods Services
24. Penguins Ticket Package
Donated by: Paul Coleman on Behalf of LifePath
Retail Value: $75
Minimum Bid: $20
Item Description: Cheer on the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 23 against the Carolina Hurricanes. Complete with a signed jersey, signed puck, $50 TGI Fridays gift card to grab dinner in the ground floor of the PPG Paints Arena, and a $50 Visa gift card to purchase snacks and drinks during the game!
27. Gertrude Hawk Chocolate Basket
26. I Fall For You
Item Description: Enjoy this fall themed chocolate basket featuring Gertrude Hawk chocolates made in Dunmore PA.
Item Description: Own a signed and numbered William H. Evert print titled "Peregrine" measured 28 inches tall.
Item Description: Own a canvas painted by Francis Mulligan. Francis uses stencils and stamps to create interesting designs. Her inspirations come from nature, changing seasons, and experimenting with various color pallets.
Retail Value: $350
Minimum Bid: $90
Retail Value: $60
Minimum Bid: $15
Donated by: Keystone Human Services
Item Description: Enjoy this basket filled with wine, wine glasses, treats and a $250 Visa gift card!
30. Canvas by Francis Mulligan
Donated by: Prospectus Berco
31. VIP Chocolatefest Tickets
Item Description: Enjoy Chocolatefest on January 28, 2018 with 2 VIP tickets. Tickets include VIP access to all three sessions, including the Premiere, with champagne and hors d'oeuvres. Enjoy tastes of chocolate, entertainment, basket raffles, and more!
28. Canvas by Francis Mulligan
29. Wine and Treats Basket
34. On My Way to Cape May
Item Description: Enjoy a beautiful Christmas wreath and 5 pounds of Russell Stover candy. Yum!
Donated by: Delta Community Supports, Inc.
Donated by: McGuire Memorial
Retail Value: $225
Minimum Bid: $50
32. Christmas Wreath and Candy
Retail Value: $25
Minimum Bid: $10
Item Description: Spread some holiday cheer with this holiday blanket and gift set!
Item Description: Explore the history and beauty of Cape May with a $200 gift certificate to the Angel of the Sea Bed and Breakfast. Relax with a bottle of wine, glasses, and biscotti!
33. Holiday Blanket and Gift Set
Donated by: The Arc of Northeastern PA