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:

 

10/17/18

Heaney, Sharon, Shillington – “Tea Basket” filled with tea items and a fancy cup & saucer.

 

Kyma Seafood Grill/Johnny’s Steakhouse, Stevens – $25 gift card

 

10/15/18

Heston, Jim & Veronica, Denver – “Tiempo de Fiesta!” A basket full of goodies for your Hispanic-themed party

 

Hinden-Shreiner, Brenda, Ephrata – A bountiful wine basket

 

10/12/18

Country Hair Studio, Denver – Basket of The Naked Bee bath & body products

 

Looper, Jack & Dee of Gallimaufry, Stoudtburg Village – Framed watercolor/gouache, dated 1976 by British artist Kelly of a scene behind the cathedral in Chartres, France

 

10/11/18

Mary Hartman Estate – Four sets of American Girl Doll clothes

 

Boynton, Raymond, Denver – Handmade wooden:  earthmover, cement truck, farm truck, and “camera” clock

 

Cocalico Dental, Denver – Glo Science Professional Take-Home Teeth Whitening Kit – available exclusively from dentists

 

Lewis, Carol, Denver – Lovely Coastal Living Seascapes bowl

 

Noel, Barbara, Denver – Set of bath towels and bath accessories

 

Tomlinson, Linda, West Lawn – A lovely basket with everything you will need for a fun-filled New Year’s Eve, including two bottles of champagne

 

Voler, Melissa & John, Reinholds – A bountiful Farmer’s Market Basket containing gift certificates to Green Dragon vendors, fresh produce, and much more

 

10/10/18

Mary Hartman Estate – American Girl Doll bicycle; 2 American Girl Doll books and coordinating outfits

 

Lesher, Jane, Adamstown – Hand knitted textured shawl in gradient shades of teal

 

Roseboro, Ann & Maier, Joy, Reinholds – Five-bottle wine rack, 5 bottles of wine, rechargeable electric wine bottle opener, wine cooler, wine charms, 2 crystal wine glasses, and more

 

Silly Lilly Pierogies – Aqua towel set and bamboo aloe liquid hand soap

 

10/9/18

Boynton, Ray, Denver – Handmade wooden cutting board and “handsaw” bookends

 

Hyrb, Tom & Marj, Reinholds – Prime Rib Dinner for Eight.  You bring the wine, and your hosts will prepare and serve a delicious dinner of appetizers, salad, boneless beef rib roast, potatoes, vegetables, rolls and dessert.

 

Hyrb, Tom & Marj, Reinholds – Red travel organizer

 

Hyrb, Tom & Marj, Reinholds – Woman’s Ellen Tracy travel organizer & 3-piece travel cosmetic set

 

Hyrb, Marj & Tom, Reinholds – Prince Tour Team Collection tennis bag w/ space for rackets, shoe compartment, accessory pack, cooler, sackpack, etc.  Can be use as a backpack or hand-held tennis equipment carrier.

 

10/6/18

Grill, Greg & Cindy, Denver – A plaid mohair wrap from St. Albans Textile Company in Australia.  Please check their website at stalbans.com.au

 

Grill, Greg & Cindy, Denver – A lovely Silpada necklace of howlite, quartz, and sterling silver

 

Pompeii Street Soap Company, Mifflinburg – A basket containing the wonderful scents of autumn

 

10/5/18

272 Hair Salon, Ephrata – Two lovely gift baskets, each containing a $25 gift certificate, purse, scarf, and jewelry

 

Bujno Pottery, Adamstown – Handmade stoneware crock

 

10/4/18

Arment, Mitch, Denver – “Award Winning” caramel apple pie

 

Georgelis Orthodontics, PC, Lancaster – $100 to sponsor two filled baskets:  (1) spa basket with 2 white towels, washcloths, laundry room sign, hand soap, salt scrub, lavender pillow spray & candle; (2) wine basket with 4 bottles of wine, 4 stemless wine glasses, gourmet nuts, and wine-theme sun catcher.  (Baskets filled by Melissa Voler, Reinholds)

 

Green Lawn Garage, Inc., Denver – $75 to sponsor a filled basket:  wicker decor basket filled with rustic lantern & LED light, wall hanging, plant, pantry towels, decorative globe on a pedestal & a $25 Starbucks gift card.  (Basket filled by Melissa Voler, Reinholds)

 

Krick, Traci, Denver – Older child’s hand-knitted poncho sweater with collar in heather off-white and black; hand-knitted woman’s poncho in pastel shades; hand-knitted blue afghan

 

10/3/18

Martin, Lewis & Esther, Reinholds – Sarasota, Florida, one-week vacation in a single-family home.  Minutes from Lido Beach, Siesta Key & Turtle Beach.  Many great golf courses.  Available fall of 2018 and mid-April – December 2019, or mutually agreed upon 2019 dates.  Sleeps 6.  Master suite with private bath, two additional bedrooms with shared bath.  Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher.  Linens provided.  $50 cleaning fee to be paid by winning bidder.  THERE IS A RESERVE BID ON THIS DONATION

 

Martin, Lewis & Esther, Reinholds – Scrollwork metal wall hanging; fall floral arrangement in a glass vase; and a framed print by well-known Lititz artist Andy Smith

 

McComb, Betty, Garwood, NJ – Pair of cross-stitched “Blue & Lavender Butterflies” lace edge pillow cases

 

McComb, Lynn, Reinholds – Embroidered:  “Floral Bouquet” perle edge pillow case set; “Butterfly & Flowers” perle edge pillow case set; “Cardinals” lace edge scarf, doilies, and pillow case set; “Fluttering Butterflies” lace edge scarf, doilies, and pillow case set; and “Daisies” lace edge scarf and doilies set.

 

10/2/18

Bella Italia, Bowmansville – $15 Gift card

 

Board Member of the Friends of the Adamstown Area Library – Fall silk floral arrangement in a ceramic pitcher designed by Jeanette Leid

 

Board Member of the Friends of the Adamstown Area Library – Fall silk floral centerpiece in a white and black ceramic dish designed by Jeanette Leid

 

Bomberger’s, Lititz – Two $20 gift cards

 

Cheesy Bagel, Denver – $25 gift card

 

Custom Drapery Workroom, Ephrata – One set of custom decorator pillows:  2 18 x 18 and 1 12 x 18 corded pillows in neutral tones of grey, black and tan embroidered fabric.  Also 2 18 x 18 and 1 12 x 18 corded pillows in a grey and navy patterned fabric.

 

Dairy Queen of Ephrata – Two gift certificates, each for 1 8-inch round Blizzard cake and two gift certificates, each for one 8-inch round cake.

 

General Sutter Inn, Lititz – $20 gift card

 

Hoffert, Keith & Barbara, Denver – Snack basket full of goodies from the Weaver Nut Company

 

Knight and Day Diner, Lititz – $25 gift card

 

Renegade Winery, Straustown, DE – Basket with 2 wine glasses and a bottle of wine

 

Youndt, Helen – Longaberger china serving plate filled with home-baked cookies and 4 serving plates

 

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 – Enjoy a dinner for 10 at the home of Joan Reinecker, prepared by Chef Nino Elia & his wife, Elizabeth.  Nino & Elizabeth recently returned from a series of cooking seminars in Sicily and are eager to serve you and your friends an authentic 6-course Italian dinner, complete with wine.

 

9/11/18

Applebee’s – Four $15 gift certificates

 

Denver Lion’s Club, Denver – 6 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 – Enjoy a dinner for 10 at the home of Mike & Donna Wetherhold, prepared by Chef Nino Elia & his wife, Elizabeth.  Nino & Elizabeth recently returned from a series of cooking seminars in Sicily and are eager to serve you and your friends an authentic 6-course Italian dinner, complete with wine.

 

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 – 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”