Donations for the Live Auction – now thru Feb. 22

Need more “Stuff” and “Wow!” This is not a Rummage Sale, but good furniture, lamps, equipment, bookcases, artwork, china, we need. As for the WOW! How about restaurant coupons, time share days, cars (no kidding), exotic plants, airline mileage, services you can provide (mechanical, lawn care, cleaning). Don’t overlook useful stuff: wheelbarrows, tools, Beds, Vacuums. We need lots more STUFF to make this FIRST TIME EVER AUCTION a Full Out Success!

 If you would like to donate items, please bring them to the Garden Center (M – F 9:30-2:30).  Be sure to get a receipt for donated merchandise for this 501 (c) 3 charity event.   

1st Council Live Auction – Feb. 23 Saturday

Council’s first Charity Auction event begins at 8 am (inspection of merchandise) on Saturday February 23 with live auction taking place at noon the same day. Examples of merchandise available include: patio sets, 3 dining tables, (one is 6 ft. long with 3 leaves that opens to 12 ft.) 16 dining chairs, a china hutch, a buffet, a beautiful display cabinet, a brass and mirror hall tree, several dressers and chest of drawers, small tables, large desks, beds and sofas.  Also many smaller decorative items and lot of pictures and sports equipment, other miscellaneous stuff. Something for everyone and every price range. No Buyers fees, no tax. Stay tuned for more items and photos. Note the replica kit car below that has a great story behind it.

Photos can be found at these auction sites:

www.gotoauction.com/sales/view/110101.html

www.estatesale.com/sales/view/219161.html

www.globalauctionguide.com/new-mexico-auctions/albuquerque-garden-council-charity-auction-s-523212.html

The Auction replaces the former Rummage Sale. If you would like to donate items, please bring them to the Garden Center (M-F 9:30 to 2:30). Be sure to get a receipt for donated merchandise.

2019 Installed Officers

2018 Executive Committee members of the Council

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President: Shirley Tetreault—Uptown Garden Club

1st VP: Mary Noskin—High Desert Design Club

2nd VP: Regina Hampton- Master Gardener

Recording Secretary: Sarah Bianco-Council Flower Show

Corresponding Secretary:  Joan Higgs

Treasurer: Jewel Cutter—High Desert Design Club

Director: Carl Soderberg–African Violet Club

Director: Keith Mead—Orchid Society

Director: Carolyn McCloskey—Master Gardener