Bucks for Books Donations

2018 Annual "Bucks for Books"
Dinner and Auction

Some of the Friends with just a few of the wonderful items donated for the 2017

“Bucks for Books” dinner and auction.

 

Donations for this year’s auction:

 

9/15/18

Brancyn’s (Denver) & The Village Haus (Reinholds) Restaurants – Four $50 gift cards

 

Fulton Theatre, Lancaster – Two coupons to be redeemed for two tickets to “42nd Street” showing 11/13/18 – 12/30/18.  This donation will be paired with a $50 gift card to Carr’s Restaurant in Lancaster, donated by Jim & Veronica Heston, Denver.

 

Hawk Valley Golf Club, Denver – Four gift cards, each for 18 holes with the purchase of a cart weekdays or weekends after 3:00 p.m.

 

Wenger, Jayne & Robert, Adamstown – Prize winning angel food cake with vintage cake stand

 

9/12/18

Engle, Heidi, Denver – $40 gift certificate to Good ‘N Plenty family style dining restaurant and gift shop in Smoketown

 

Harting, Margaret, Reamstown – Metal art pumpkin

 

Reinecker, Joan, Denver – Chef Nino Elia will serve dinner for ten, prepared while you watch, with fresh local ingredients and complemented by wine at the home of Joan Renecker at a mutually agreed upon date and time.  Chef Nino, a native of Sicily, is well known for his “Date Night with Nino” events at Zest in Lititz.

 

9/11/18

Applebee’s – Four $15 gift certificates

 

Denver Lion’s Club, Denver – 3 quarts of frozen homemade chicken corn rivel soup

 

Lewis, Carol & Bud, Lewis – Unique goose water sprinkler; copper-tone 3-bottle barrel shaped wine holder perfect for your wine bar

 

Park Place Diner, Denver – $25 gift card

 

US Restaurants (Burger King) – Gift cards for 5 Whoppers, 5 French fries, and 5 soft serve cones

 

Voler, Melissa & John, Reinholds – A decadent 3-layer chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream icing and dark chocolate curls

 

Weaver Markets, Adamstown – Two $50 gift cards

 

Zum Anker Alley Shoppes, Lititz – Lighted fabric pumpkin; pewter colored watering can with snowbirds; figurine of 2 birds & a mailbox; glass frog; and a Christmas tree with snowmen

 

9/4/18

Wetherhold, Mike & Donna, Adamstown – Chef Nino Elia will serve dinner for ten, prepared while you watch, with fresh local ingredients and complemented by wine at the home of Mike & Donna Wetherhold at a mutually agreed upon date and time.  Chef Nino, a native of Sicily, is well known for his “Date Night with Nino” events at Zest in Lititz.

 

Foxchase Golf Club, Stevens – Two gift certificates, each for 2 weekday greens fees at Foxchase (Monday through Wednesday with purchase of a $15 cart per player)

 

9/3/18

Harting, Margaret, Reamstown – 29 1/2 x 26 1/2 Metal home/garden work of art

 

9/3/18

Good, Elsie, Denver – Stunning pedestal bowl handcrafted by Elsie Good

 

Heritage Design Interiors, New Holland – Fall floral design arrangement

 

ST Nails, Ephrata – Five $10 Gift Cards

 

8/31/18

The Salt Lounge, Wyomissing – Gift certificate for 3 salt sessions and a lovely basket of salt products.  Gift certificate expires 5/31/19.

 

8/29/18

Bright’s Restaurant, Ephrata – $10 Gift Certificate

 

Cartridge World, Ephrata – 2 $10 Gift Certificates

 

Cocalico Creek Country Store – “My Best Friend” sign

 

Complete In Box, Ephrata – Premium Retro Gaming Console for original Nintendo games; Super Mario Brothers cartridge; T-shirt; $20 gift certificate

 

Dengler, Judy, Adamstown  – Italian Pasta Basket

 

Evergreen Diner, Ephrata – $10 Gift Certificate

 

Early Pine Inc. Denver – Two large framed prints

 

Foltz Pottery,  Reinholds – Two unique and beautiful pieces of redware

 

Fox Meadows Creamery, Denver – $25 Gift Certificate

 

Funck’s, Leola – Two $25 Gift Cards

 

Gus’s of Ephrata – $20 Gift Card

 

Harting, Margaret, Reamstown – Handmade Bird House from Johnny B’s

 

Kool-Dri, Reinholds – Two-Piece Sports Rainwear.  Size may be exchanged

 

Kountry Korner, Reinholds – Two $20 Gift Certificates

 

Lewis, Carol & Bud, Denver – Beautiful and unusual bird feeder stake

 

Mizdail, Barbara, Reinholds – Large (40″ x 75″) blue and beige print cotton scarf from India

 

Mom Chaffe’s, West Reading – $25 Gift Card

 

Nail Savvy, Ephrata – $25 Gift Certificate

 

Olde Lincoln House, Ephrata – $25 Gift Certificate

 

Pancake Farm, Ephrata – Certificate for 2 breakfasts plus beverage

 

Penguin Hotel, Stevens – Two $50 Gift Certificates

 

Philippopoulos, George, Reinholds – A basket of assorted craft beers for beer lovers

 

Reinecker, Joan, Denver – Three-tiered scroll wrought iron basket

 

Reinecker, Joan, Denver – Bird feeder, bird seed, and birdseed filler

 

Stoner’s Grill, Lancaster – $25 Gift Card

 

Weaver’s Store, Fivepointville – Cuisinart 10 quart stockpot; Cuisinart 12 quart stockpot; Cuisinart Smart Stick blender; 5 gallon gasoline container; AIPS Outdoor Pack for hunters

 

Winning Touch – Stevens – Gift certificate for 5 bags of Nature Blend mulch

 

YMCA of Reading & Berks County, Adamstown – Three-month family membership at the Adamstown YMCA.  Must redeem by 7/2019

 

Young, Martha, Denver  – Four framed bird paintings (Reverse Painting) by John Long of Reinholds

 

8/21/18

Shady Maple Farm Market, East Earl – $25 gift card, which may be used at the Farm Market, Smorgasbord, or Gift Shop

 

8/13/18

Harting, Margaret, Reamstown – Lenox Christmas 1989 plate

 

Nichol, Judy, Denver – Hand-blown glass paperweight from Taylor Backes Glass Studio in Boyerstown

 

8/10/18

Meckley Brooms, Denver – “Harry Potter” type hand-made broom, The Lightening Besom

 

Zerbe, Mr. & Mrs. Jerry – Gift basket of Uncle Jerry’s kettle corn

 

8/6/18

Fuller, Arlene, Reinholds – Silk floral arrangement

 

 

7/31/18

Schmoyer, John, Reinholds – “A Morning at the Races” at the Pagoda Hill Climb.  The Sports Car Club of America sponsored event features race-prepared cars at speeds up to 110 MPH on the winding 1.3 mile course climbing Reading’s beautiful Mt. Penn.  This donation includes:  an up-close and personal tour of the event; lunch; a commemorative t-shirt; and door-to-door transportation in a vintage British Triumph TR3 roadster.  Date:  Saturday, June 20, 2019 (Rain date June 23)

 

Schmoyer, John, Reinholds – “A Morning at the Races” at the Duryea.  The 68th running of this Sports Car Club of America sponsored event features race-prepared cars at speeds up to 140 MPH on the winding 2.3 mile course climbing Reading’s beautiful Mt. Penn.  This donation includes:  an up-close and personal tour of the event; lunch; a commemorative t-shirt; and door-to-door transportation in a vintage British Triumph TR3 roadster.  Date:  Saturday, August 17, 2019 (Rain date August 18)

 

Webber, Jane, Stevens – A luncheon and card/game event for 8 people at Jane’s home.

 

 

7/27/18

Friend of the Library – “The Man Can” filled with soap, shaving gel, bay rum oil, bath mitt, and fisherman’s hand butter

 

Friend of the Library – Santa in a sleigh.  “Dreams Come True” from the American Artist Clothtique collection by Possible Dreams

 

Maier, Joy, Reinholds – 2 pieces of pottery made by Cocalico High School students

Martin, Esther, Reinholds – Ceramic “Hallmark” snowman cookie jar

 

Meckley Brooms (Randolph Meckley), Denver – Handmade house broom with hand-dyed broom corn in shades of black and maize, held together by hand stitching using 100+ year old equiment

 

Nordello, Lillian, Adamstown – Blue hand-crocheted afghan

 

Reese, Nancy, Adamstown – Red feather wreath

 

Roseboro, Ann, Reinholds – Octavia Hill Collection serving bowl and pitcher in shades of terra cotta and olive green with striped exterior

 

Roseboro, Ann, Reinholds – Handpainted Kulina Folk Art redware plate, entitled “Tulips in Flower Vase”