Kiwanis Club of
Richmond Conducts 35th Annual Auction
Special thanks are due to
those who provided exceptional support of this auction.
Thanks to Richmond Mayor Connie
Lawson and City Manager David Evans for their continuing support
of the auction by providing city hall for the auction and support
in so many additional ways.
Thanks to Radio Stations WEKY
1340 AM and 1500 AM as well as Adelphia Cable Television for carrying
this auction live on their media.
Thanks to the Richmond Register
for their coverage both before and after the auction.
Thanks to our corporate sponsors
Coldwell Banker - Desloover
Craft, Nobel and Company
Cumberland Valley National
Peoples Bank of Madison County
Thanks to Ray Desloover for
his exceptional use of the media to solicit two tickets to a University
of Kentucky basketball game, scheduled the day after the auction,
and then selling these tickets on air.
Thanks to the many businesses
in Richmond and Madison County that provided items for the auction.
The above automobile was provided by Steve Gates.
Special thanks to the following
for providing food and drink items for use by the auction workers:
Arby's, Battlefield Golf Course, Cici's Pizza, Domino's Pizza,
E.W. James, Habitat for Humanity, Hardees, McDonalds, Parke Pasteries,
Richmond Distributing, and Wal-Mart.
The above photo sitting and
frame were provided by Steve Bates Photograph. And thanks to La-Z-Boy
for this first class recliner.
The Hays Furniture in Berea
provided this classy chair for the auction.
If you attend the auction
get your bid number from Dr. Kim Naugle, past president of the
Kiwanis Club of Richmond. The youngest person attending the auction
was a mere five days old.
Dr. Ken Clawson, past governor
of the Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis instruct EKU football players
on how to man the phones and take auction bids.
Representatives of the Delta
Zeta sorority, as well as EKU football players, also helped take
phone bids during the auction
Elizabeth Robinson assists
in describeing items to be auctioned during her on-air stint.
Ray Desloover and Piddle Johnson
are not really contestants in a Kiwanis version of "Dancing
With the Stars." They are working in unison in fielding bids
alternately from the live audience and from the radio/cable tv
Special thanks to those behind
the scenes that make the auction work. Randy
Wilson handled the television
aspects of the auction while Brenda Blankenship and Jared Nobel
keep track of auction lots on a laptop computer.
Individuals who purchased items
at the auction but were unable to pick them up should contact
Kiwanis Club President David Harkleroad at Coldwell Banker -
DeSloover Realty to make arrangements for getting those items.
He may be reached at 859-623-8385 (Home) or 859-582-3607 (Cell)
or at this email address at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Proceeds from past Kiwanis
fundraiser have been used to support:
4-H Youth Scholarships
Battle of Richmond Association - Historical Society
Be A Children's Champion
Boy Scouts of America
Court Appointed Special Advocates - CASA
Crusade for Children
Educational Talent Search Program
EKU Colonel Club
George Brown Key Club Student Scholarship
Girls Fast Pitch Softball Team
Habitat for Humanity
Home Meal Delivery
Madison High School Student Scholarship
Model High School Key Club
Model High School Student Scholarship
Nursing Home Christmas Gifts Project
Project Graduation - Madison Central High School
Project Graduation - Model High School
Reading is Fundamental (RIF)
Richmond Chamber of Commerce
Richmond Little League
Richmond Youth Football and Cheerleading
Richmond Children's Theater
Salvation Army Angel Trees
YMCA Capital Campaign
Young Children Priority One
Youth Basketball Team
and many other activities
Nancy Taggert, the Kentucky
Press Association award-winning photojournalist for the Richmond
Register took photos for publication during the Kiwanis auction.
See Nancy's photos below:
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