Goods & Services Auction! Friday, March 31, 2017

The  Crystal Room, 49 Cedar St., Milford, MA.  No tickets sold at the door. Sold  Out! No tickets available at the door.

  • 6:00 PM Doors open. 
  • 7:00PM Buffet Dinner is Served
  • 8:30PM Live music from The Radiators 
  • 10:00PM Life music from The Radiators
  •  10:00-11:00 PM Check-Out Time


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Weekend on the Cape, in Harwich   Property is near the end of a quiet cul de sac, located near several golf courses and backs up to Cape Cod National Golf Course.  It is a 5-minute drive to both Pleasant Bay and Long Pond, and the Harwich and Orleans ocean beaches are about a 10-minute drive.  The house can comfortably sleep up to 6 people.  This prize is offered TWICE. Once for a stay September 8th – 10th, 2017 and once for a stay   September 15th – 17th, 2017  each weekend Value:  $500 Donated by the Chan Family

Go Pats!  Cheer on our 2017 Super Bowl 51 Champion New England Patriots as they play against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium!  Great sideline seats (Sec 236, Row 21, Seats 7 & 8) in a family location.  This section of the stadium shelters you from unpredictable inclement weather. Specific date and time will be released in April.  Donated by Brian McCarthy

Red Sox Nation!  Autographed signed baseball by 2016 Cy Young award winner, Rick Porcello, accompanied with 2 great seats at one of the most famous ball parks in America, Fenway Park! These seats abut the infamous Canvas Alley alongside the first base line which always plays in to a more enjoyable game watching the grounds crew hustle between innings.  Certificate of Authenticity is included with the ball.   Donated by Jon Varney

Hopedale Country Club-1 Foursome, Carts Included  The history of Hopedale Country Club dates back to the early 1950’s.  Designed by world renown golf architect, Geoffrey Cornish, the course was built by the worker’s of Draper Corporation on land that was donated by Ira Draper.  Today, the goal of HCC is to provide local area golfers a place to hone their skills and relax with friends after work.  The well conditioned layout caters to a variety of skill levels.  Donated by Hopedale Country Club

Glider Flight Package   Experience a flight in a sailplane with an experienced pilot from the Greater Boston Soaring Club, based at Sterling Airport.  The GBSC pilot will take you above the earth in a sleek and modern sailplane.  An exciting soaring adventure:  smooth, peaceful, and beautiful, with excellent views of central Massachusetts, including Wachusett Mountain and environs.  If you plan to do this just once in our lifetime, this is your opportunity!   Package includes a pilot-signed copy of the best-selling book, Flight of Passage, which tells the incredible true story of a flight across America by 17-year old pilot Kernahan Buck and his 15-year old brother Rinker.  This is a great gift for the flying enthusiast!   Value:  $250. Donated by Kern and Jody Buck

Boston Ballet tickets   For more than five decades, the Boston Ballet has mesmerized audiences with their sweeping repertoire, which span from cherished 19th-century classics to contemporary show-stoppers.  This performance is Robbins/The Concert, a program of works including The Concert by Jerome Robbins, Stravinsky Violin Concerto by George Balanchine, and a premiere by resident choreographer Jorma Elo. The 3 tickets are for the performance taking place on Saturday, May 13th at 7:30pm. Value: $156    Donated by Beck Chan

Weekend Stay at Historic Sea Captain’s House in Orleans  Property situated on five- acres of wooded conservation land.  It’s quiet and secluded yet only minutes from beaches, bike path, restaurants and shops.  Originally built in the 1700’s, the house has been completely restored and modernized and offers all of the conveniences you need. This is an ideal location for sharing good times, having summer adventures, and relaxing together with family and friends. Sleeps up to 9 people.  Spring or Fall of 2017. Value: $500  Donated by Anne Boas


Milford Performing Arts Company (MPAC) Basket Package includes:  2 season tickets to ALL MPAC shows from June 2017 through May 2018- The Laramie Project, The Little Mermaid, Harry Potter VII-Part 2, Make ‘em Laugh; a musical revue, Full Circle Fall Musical (Wonderland, Cabaret, Mama Mia or ???), Halloween Show, Christmas Show, The Boar’s Head Festival, Canticle Spring Cabaret Concert, Full Circle Spring Show.  Package also includes: Workshop week for children in visual art/performing arts or adults/performing arts, 3-month class session in music or drama for children or adults, DVD’s and t-shirts from MPAC shows , The house wine, Flip Flop pinot grigio. VALUE:  $450.   Donated by Carol Devendorf and the Milford Performing Arts Company

Porketta Dinner for 10 from Oliva’s! Enjoy a porketta dinner created by Nicky Oliva and his crew! Dinner includes Porketta, Italian Roast Potatoes, Penne with Tomato Sauce, Homemade Italian Rolls, and one dozen Cannoli. Donated by Oliva’s Market, Catering & Gourmet Gifts

Dinner for Four @ Tee’s   Enjoy a delicious dinner at Tee’s, home of The Little White Market, located at Hopedale Country Club. Donated by Tracey Liberatore

Sunday Sermon Topic  Choose the topic for one of Rev. Tony’s Sunday Sermons.  This sermon will be scheduled into the 2017-2018 church year based on where it best fits the monthly themes.  Donated by Rev. Tony Lorenzen Value: Priceless

Trip to the Range!   Winner will have the opportunity to fire several different types of firearms, under supervision.  The certificate is good for a two-hour introduction to shooting with Mr. Pearson who is an NRA Certified Instructor, a MA State Police Basic Firearms Safety Instructor, and a Mass Wildlife Hunter Education Instructor.   Donated by Michael Pearson

Singer for Event Classically trained singer will sing 5 to 10 songs for your event (funeral, wedding, party, etc.).  Can sing classical, pop, Broadway.  Accompanist required.   Donated by Deanna Mustachio

Round of Golf with Member at Franklin Country Club  Golf (carts included), with lunch or dinner, for 3 people at one of the finest private country clubs in New England, playing with member.  Date to be mutually agreed upon and must occur during the 2017 golf season.   Donated by Franklin Country Club & Bob and Tracy Anderson

Informal Introduction to Fire Arms  Introduction to handling and function of firearms.  Includes live fire at a range.  Safety equipment, firearms, and ammunition supplied. Donated by Eric Jacobson

Say Cheese! In-Studio “Family” Photo Session and one-11 X 14 inch retouched, wall-size portrait included.  Value:  Up to $190 Donated by Morin’s Studios

Dinner for8 with Rev. Tony  Rev. Tony will prepare  dinner for 8 at your place on Sunday evening, May 21 at 5 pm, where he will prepare and serve family favorites from his Portuguese background and share the story of his family in the New Bedford area.  Menu can be adjusted to dietary needs (including vegetarian and vegan). You provide beverages. Value: Priceless   Donated by Rev. Tony Lorenzen


Live music during during breaks in the auction and at the end of the evening by The Radiators!  Rumor has it Rev. Tony might be called up on stage if bidders demand it.  Or maybe someone will pay to keep him off the stage! 


Silent Auction Catalog

Dine Milford!  Dine your way through Milford with this local package.  Gift Certificates from Trattoria Bar 89, Prezo’s and Wanokura.  Total Value:  $110.  Donated by Trattoria Bar 89, Fred Oldfield, Paul Gattoni, and Wanokura.

 Body Image Spa  Focusing on your skin care, hair removal and tanning needs.  Gift Certificate Value: $70.  Spa located in Mendon. Donated by Sandy Neely

10 Beginner Chess Lessons (1 hour) with Rev. Tony   People of any age can learn chess.  Playing chess has been demonstrated to improve in school and sharpen critical thinking skills.  Rev. Tony has been playing chess for 45 years.  He has played in rated tournaments, coached high school chess, and taught chess to children at summer camps and church events.  Learn how the pieces move, simple strategy, and get ready to play your first games of chess!  Scheduled according to mutual availability between June 2017 and June 2018.   Donated by Rev. Tony Lorenzen

Nantucket Lightship Basket   Nantucket lightship baskets represent an interesting form of maritime folk art and a craft tradition that has extended from the last half of the nineteenth century to the present day.  Ranging in shape and size, these fascinating containers have evolved from utilitarian objects to collectible items valued for their design and beauty.  Donated by Tim Symonds

Mason Jar Salad and Dessert of the Month    Four pint-sized jars of salad and four jelly-jar size desserts to be delivered the first week of each month (or at another mutually agreed upon time) for an entire year!  Each month the recipient can choose from a list of various salads and desserts.  Donated by Janet Davis

An Evening of Glorious Bridge!    Join Joyce Pearson, ACBL Accredited Instructor, Director, Tournament Assistant, and Sapphire Life Master for an evening of Supervised Play, or a Lesson, on a topic of your choice, complimented with refreshments. Donated by Joyce Pearson, Refreshments by Alice Jacobson

Dessert Extravaganza  Natasha Jacobson will bake up to five dozen baked goods like cupcakes, whoopee pies, or cream puffs.   Dessert type to be agreed between donor and winner.  Must be claimed by August 1, 2017  Donated by Natasha Jacobson

“No Time to Cook!”   Alice Jacobson will make 3 dinners for 4 people for different weeks.  A total of 12 meals!  Menu will be negotiated between winner and donor and can be picked up at donor’s house or at HUP! Donated by Alice Jacobson

We will Sell no Wine Before it’s Time!   A collection of wines from California, Italy, France, Washington State, Australia and who knows where?  Buttery chardonnays, some daring cabs, rippin’ Rieslings, memorable pinot noirs and more… Plus, wine glasses and a few surprises! Donated by Carol Devendorf

SAGE Salon Mini Luxury Package  Treat yourself to one of eight luxury packages. SAGE Salon is located in Franklin, MA.  Donated by SAGE Salon

Home Market Analysis & Staging Consultation  Most home owners realize it is important to keep a home clean, bright and free from clutter while it is on the market for sale.  But sometimes taking the extra step to stage a home can make a difference in how a buyer values it. This analysis will help to determine what staging steps to take and what repairs to prioritize to help increase the value and the return on your investment. Home staging consultations can typically range from $100 to $200 depending on the home and area.  Donated by Jennifer DiLegge

Spring is in the Air!  Maryhelen will provide 4 hours of garden or yard cleanup, weeding or stone wall clearing. Donated by Maryhelen Hibben

True Green!  Rob will provide $100 worth of residential mowing and trimming.  This will cover a single visit for most lawns.  Donated by Rob McEachern

Celebrate with Mary Kay!   Pamper yourself with some beautiful products from Mary Kay… Gift Certificate Value:  $50. Donated by Donna Rajcula, Independent Beauty Consultant, Mary Kay

10 Beginner Guitar Lessons (1/2 hour) with Rev. Tony   Anyone big enough to get their hand around the neck can learn to play guitar!  Learn how to hold the instrument, how to hold and use a guitar pick and how to pick and strum with your fingers.  Learn simple chords and scales, and how to play your first easy songs.  Student must have access to their own instrument.  Scheduled according to mutual availability between June 2017 and June 2018.  Donated by Rev. Tony Lorenzen

Local Dining Package   Dine your way through Hopedale and Mendon with this local package.  Gift Certificates from Bon Appetit Pizzeria, The Town Common, Willowbrook Restaurant, Lowell’s Restaurant, Muffin House Café, and New England Steak and Seafood.  Donated by Bon Appetit Pizzeria, The Town Common, Willowbrook Restaurant, Lowell’s Restaurant, Muffin House Cafe’, and the Gannett family

Antique Doll Cradle Beautifully crafted antique doll cradle, perfect for a favorite stuffed animal, doll, and that favorite toy. Donated by Carol Devendorf

‘Straight to the Point Therapy’ with Reiki    Usui Reiki comes from the Japanese word ‘Reiki’ and can be translated as ‘universal life energy.’ The Usui System is a way of working with Reiki for healing of self and others. The word healing is used in the sense of regaining harmony and wholeness. Usui Shiki Ryoho addresses the whole person on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels and those that we cannot identify at the present.  You will speak with Steve before and after the Reiki session.  This form of healing requires no touching between the client and the healer.  This gift certificate is for a 90-minute Usui Reiki session.   Donated by Steve Bisson, Straight to the Point Therapy

Hand-Made Wooden Sword    42”, Hand-made wooden sword made by local craftsman, Ben Spear.  This sword is made from fine hardwood, stained and finished to ensure lasting durability.  It would be a perfect gift for the adventurer in your life or sword enthusiast.  Either the blade or stand, or both can be engraved with a date, initials or short phrase of your choosing. Donated by Ben Spear

Hand-Made Wooden Walking Stick   60”, Hand-carved walking stick made by local craftsman, Ben Spear.  This ornate walking stick, embellished with brass bands and caps is an excellent accessory for someone who simply enjoys walking and hiking, and looking exceptional while doing it.  The stick is made from fine hardwood and brass.  It is stained and finished to last and protect it from the environment, with a rubber cleat for added traction and leather strap for retention.  Donated by Ben Spear

Cape Cod Glass- Service for Four  Set of Cape Cod ruby red glass dishware by Avon.  Donated by Marcia Matthews

6 Dozen Home-Grown, Free-Range Eggs!   One dozen eggs at auction…the remaining five dozen will be delivered by arrangement.  Donated by Kathleen Schleper

Elegant Dinner for Eight in The Ladies Parlor Five course meal with choice of entrée, including vegetarian option, appetizer, soup, salad, dessert and wine pairings.  Allow us to treat you and your guests to an evening of hospitality and culinary delight in the Parlor.  Hosted and Prepared by Betty Flodin, Carol Devendorf and Michele Alves

Quilt Lovers… “A Good Day”    Beautiful lap-size quilt in earthy colors.  Made and Donated by Quilter, Patricia Francis, in loving memory of her late husband, Rick.

Kids Birthday Yoga Party   Yoga, crafts, story-telling and sharing meditation techniques and tools.   Duration:  1 ½ hours.  Maximum: 10. Donated by Jen Carreiro

Dustin Pedroia Baseball  Autographed signed Boston Red Sox 2013 World Series MLB Baseball.  Signed by Dustin Pedroia.  Donated by Bob Anderson

A Gardener’s Delight    Enjoy 2 passes to Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston.  The Garden features a year-round display of the finest plants for cultivation in New England.  Carefully planned gardens and collections of ornamental, edible and native plants, plus trails that enhance the natural features of this beautiful 132-acre property and a robust program and event schedule make Tower Hill a year-round destination.  Also included: a $35 gift certificate to Twigs Café on the premises.   Donated by Carol Matzner

HeartSong Spiritual Wellness- $100 Gift Certificate Certificate to be used towards any class, workshop or event at HeartSong Spiritual Wellness, which is located at the Milford Unitarian Church.  Donated by Jacki Rose

WATERFIRE!   Enjoy an evening of beautiful Waterfire in Providence!  You will have a first-class seat directly above  the opening

Waterfire lighting from Kavita’s balcony

ceremony on the balcony of Kavita Vansant’s condo!  Enjoy wine and appetizers as you watch the lighting of the basin.  Date mutually decided upon as Waterfire runs from May to November.  Maximum up to 6.  No Children please.   Donated by Kavita Vansant

Massage    Custom muscle therapy-evaluation, Swedish relaxation massage, deep tissue, sport massage options.  Session can be held in your home. Assessment and Treatment, 60 to 90 minutes.   Donated by Robert Burke, Licensed Massage Therapist

Midtown Family Fitness & Racquetball Club One month of Gym Membership with Joining Fee  Donated by Midtown Family Fitness & Racquetball Club

Antique Church Pew The church pew is one of the original pews from the Milford Unitarian Church when it was built.  It is about 150 years old and is made of solid oak.  The pew would make a great bench on a front porch or in a mudroom.  Donated by the Spittler Family

 “In the Little Town of Mendon!”   Enjoy gift certificates from Imperial Wash & Detail,  Miss Mendon Diner, and Imperial Cars of Mendon.  Total Value:  $200. Donated by Imperial Cars

Ferry Beach Retreat for Two  This voucher is good for lodging for one overnight stay and one day of meals for up to 2 people at Ferry Beach.  It also includes a free 2017 membership.  Valid between June 10 – September 1, 2017   Donated by Ferry Beach Retreat & Conference Center, Saco, Maine

“A Little of This, A Little of That!”   Gift Certificates from some of our local favorites: Home Depot, Macy’s, Dunkin Donuts, and Muffin House Café. Total Value: $90.  Donated by Judy Oldfield, Fred Oldfield, Muffin House Café

Saint Somebody Central Catholic’  by Reverend Tony Lorenzen  In a world primed to consider them a bunch of nobodies, one teacher sees them all as saints.  “There is often more truth in fiction, than in the day to day fragments of reality, and this book makes a Christian journey come alive in fresh and compelling ways.  By the time you’re a few paragraphs into this novel, you’ll feel your heart captured by these kids.”  Donated by Steve Bisson

 Shop Main Street!    Shop your way through Milford with this local package.  Gift Certificates from Rose’s Corner, Spallone & Son, LaRose Physical Therapy, Mac Med Spa, Beacon Family Chiropractic, Main Street Cleaners, and Hair Unlimited.  Donated by Rose’s Corner, Spallone & Son, LaRose Physical Therapy, Mac Med Spa, Beacon Family Chiropractic, Main Street Cleaners, and Hair Unlimited.

One Foursome at Bungay Brook   This certificate is good for 9  holes of golf at Bungay Brook, in Bellingham. 


Ticket Prices (cash only) are:     1 Ticket = $1      15 Tickets = $10      An Arms-Length = $20

*BONUS- If you purchase an arms-length of tickets, you are entitled to an additional arms-length of tickets for $5 by heading over to our ticket table at the bar and showing Marge Horton that you purchased them, she’ll give you another arms-length!

Chocolate Challenge Gift Basket Take the chocolate challenge with a basket of fine chocolates locally made by Pandolfi’s Fine Chocolates of Bellingham and Green Mountain Chocolates of Hopedale.  Donated by Maryhelen Hibben

Computer Instruction 2 hours of instruction or assistance from a ‘Micrsoft Pro.’ -with Word, Excel, Access or PowerPoint. Your choice. Donated by Maryhelen Hibben

 $100.00 Amazon Gift Card  Donated by Alice Jacobson

  Hand-Made Teddy Bear  Artist-made, pulled felt bear  Donated by Maryhelen Hibben

Let Them Eat Cake!  Winner will receive a Specialty Cake decorated with buttercream frosting, for a Birthday, Baby Shower, Bridge Party, Bar Mitzvah, Graduation, or event of your choice!  Your choice of flavor.  Cake will serve 10 to 24 people.   Donated by Joyce Pearson

Nantucket Lightship Basket  Nantucket lightship baskets represent an interesting form of maritime folk art and a craft tradition that has extended from the last half of the nineteenth century to the present day.  Ranging in shape and size, these fascinating containers have evolved from utilitarian objects to collectible items valued for their design and beauty.    Donated by Patrick Giles

Cheers!  Enjoy a bottle of red and a bottle of white if you win this raffle!  Donated by Mendon Wine & Spirits

Manicure    $25 gift certificate from Extreme Nails & Spa, in Mendon.   Donated by Peg Theriault

Cracker Barrel Basket  Assortment of comfort food and snacks  Donated by Cracker Barrel

Bose SoundLink Mini-Bluetooth Speaker  Wireless connectivity.  Connect to your smartphone, tablet, or other Bluetooth device.  Enjoy deep, natural sound.  Compact size fits in the palm of your hand.  Donated by Randy Carbo

Hand-Knitted Dragon  Hand-knitted green and purple dragon Donated by Deanna Mustachio

Home Made Baked Beans  Janet will make 2 pounds of home-made baked beans at your request!  Donated by Janet Grant

Tray of Italian Cookies  Danielle will bake one tray of home-made Italian cookies upon your request!  Donated by Danielle Lizotte

 Something for Everyone! Spring-themed gift basket filled with a mix of sweet and salty along with healthy and comfort foods.  Perfect to share with your family, friends, neighbors. Donated by Jen Carreiro

Reiki Session Reiki is a form of energy work in which universal energy is utilized to clear blocks, assist in healing, and promote balance.  It works on the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels.  This is a fifty minute session.  Donated by Cindy Meeske, Red Phoenix Healing

‘Wolves of the Calla’ (Artist Edition) Dark Tower V.  Author: Stephen King  This book is unopened, still in original plastic wrap.  The Artist Edition was limited to 3,500 copies.  The book is a collector’s item for any Stephen King fan.  Each book of the Dark Tower series was given special treatment for its first editions, and Wolves of the Calla’s is no different.  It is difficult to find unopened copies, now 14 years from the release date.   Donated by Chris Grilly

Garment Hemming and/or Mending  Experienced seamstress /costumer will hem your pants/dress/skirt and repair your garments.  Donor will arrange with winner and collect items for mending.  Donated by Marie Marley

Gluten –Free Sourdough Bakery Basket  Basket includes mild-sour cinnamon raisin English muffins, 3 flavors of gluten-free cookies, sugar-free chocolate fudge cupcake with chocolate ganache, ginger dessert bread, NY-style cheesecake, sprouted nut trail mix, sourdough starter, and the book, “The Art of Gluten-Free Sourdough Baking,” written by Sharon Kane, owner of this bakery, in Ashland, MA.  Donated by Maryhelen Hibben

Small Collectible Sculpture Hand-cast sculpture of female elf with book titled, ‘Queen of Hearts.’  Certificate of Authenticity included.  Donated by Maryhelen Hibben

Hand-made Quilted Tote Bag Beautiful quilted tote bag in deep, rich colors. Donated by Barbara Guerra

Everything’s Coming up Roses!  The winner will receive a $25 gift certificate for merchandise. Donated by Francis Flowers

Southwick’s Zoo- 2 General Admission Tickets Discover over a hundred species of animals from around the world.  Southwick’s Zoo is situated in the tranquil and beautiful countryside of the Blackstone River Valley, on over 200 acres of land, in Mendon. Donated by Southwick’s Zoo

  Travel the World through Tea   Twenty varieties of tea from the major tea producing regions of the world-black, green and herbal teas from Japan, Ceylon, Indonesia, India, China, Nepal, Egypt, Germany, USA, Australia, and Africa.  Blends: Irish, Scottish, English, Russian, and Tower of London.  Also, Upton Tea Mug and decorated Tea Tray.  Donated by Upton Tea Importers and Maryhelen Hibben

Hand-painted Table and Chair Adorable, hand-painted mini table and chair set. Donated by Betty Flodin

Organizer Six black, plastic stackable shelves, each shelf is 1’ x 2’.   Donated by Pauline Marquis

Pete’s Bluebird  $25 gift certificate. Donated by Billy and Stammy Coniaris, Pete’s Bluebird

 2 Haircuts  gift certificate  for two haircuts. Donated by Lou at Central Barbershop

 Grocery Basket Enjoy a beautiful selection of Latino food. Donated by Mengoa’s Market