CLOSED… THANK YOU FOR YOUR BIDS!
Welcome to this year’s on-line Auction! We have many exciting and unique items to bid on. 100% of your bid goes to the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital. The Auction instructions and BID NOW ICON may be found at the bottom of this post. Please note, Auction ends 9am Monday, November 1, 2010.
This year’s Auction is presented by:
ITEM #1: NITE OF LITE LAUGHTER VIP
You deserve the best. Bid high and you will be treated to the best Nite of Lite Laughter can offer. You and a guest will be picked up by the Pink Cadillac Escalade Limo from Premier Limousine. You’ll be whisked to the pre-show reception including food, drinks and live music at J. Restaurant Bar on Washington Street in Hartford. Then it’s to the Bushnell where you’ll be in VIP Orchestra Seats (first few rows). You’ll enjoy Lily Tomlin and then you’ll be taken back stage to meet and be photograped with Lily Tomlin! Your evening concludes with the coolest car on the road taking you home with a lifetime of memories! [This package will be sold to the 5 highest bidders who will share the pink limo. Bidding on this package concluded Monday, October 18th at noon.]
Current Bid: CLOSED PENDING NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS! THANK YOU FOR YOUR BIDS!
ITEM #2: MICHAEL BUBLE’S i-POD
It doesn’t get better for Michael Buble fans… win his Pink i-Pod shuffle pre-loaded with 57 songs (over 3 and a half hours of his music including a live performance from Connecticut!) It’s autographed and perfect to clip on for a walk, a workout or just to tune out the world!
Current Bid: $250
ITEM #3: CAT CORA AUTOGRAPHED COOKBOOK
The perfect gift for the Food Network fan. Hardcover with autograph on the inside (inset).
Current Bid: $50
ITEM #4: COCA-COLA/UCONN 2000 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 6 PACK
Not too early to shop for Husky Fans or Coca-Cola collectible fans.
Current Bid: OPEN
ITEM #5: FOX ANIMATED PINT GLASSES – SET OF 4
Fan of Family Guy, The Simpsons, American Dad, and The Cleveland Show? Get yourself a set of 4 bar glasses with your favorite Fox Stars! (Not sold in stores!)
Current Bid: $25
ITEM #6: UCONN CHAMPIONSHIP SHADOWBOX FRAME
For the ultimate UConn Basketball Fan! This Impressive Custom Framed Piece includes the Sports Illustrated Championship Issues for the 1995-2009 Champions… some autographed by Coach Geno Auriemma, Sue Bird and Shea Ralph. It measures 3 feet wide by 3 1/2 feet tall by 6 inches deep.
Current Bid: $150
ITEM #7: TELEFUNKEN STUDIO MIC SIGNED BY EDWIN McCAIN
The TELEFUNKEN AR-51 is a large diaphragm tube microphone that utilizes a new old stock European made ECC81 vacuum tube. Ideal for recording vocals and instruments in the recording studio. The system includes the microphone, wooden box, power supply, shock mount and cable. Used and Signed by Edwin McCain himself after his performance in the WRCH studios! This is a one of a kind item that will be the show piece of any musician’s or recording studio! (Retail Value: $1695)
Current Bid: $800
ITEM #8: JOHN LENNON SIGNED LITHOGRAPH
A hand numbered, limited edition lithograph of John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics for “Watching the Wheels” including a plated signature and certificate of authenticity. Number 819 of 1000. Donated by Yoko Ono Lennon. Imagine what it would be like to present this incredible framed gift to someone you love!
Current Bid: $350
ITEM #9: JOAN RIVERS & LILY TOMLIN AUTOGRAPHED POSTERS
Own a pair of Nite of Lite Laughter Posters autographed by stars Joan Rivers and Lily Tomlin! You can also purchase the 2 posters (not autographed) for a $20 donation to the Helen & Gray Cancer Center. Call the Auction helpline to arrange for pick-up.
Current Bid: None – $100
ITEM #10: PINK AUTOGRAPHED ORECK VACUUM CLEANER
Bid now on the pink-accented Oreck Special Edition Vacuum. This Oreck vacuum is powerful, lightweight with a multi-layer hypo-allergenic filtration system, self-sealing disposable inner vacuum bag and bacteria and odor control. The Oreck special edition vacuum is available at $399 at more than 450 Oreck Clean Home Centers across the country staffed by trained cleaner, healthier home professionals and at oreck.com. $25 from each special edition vacuum purchased in store goes to breast cancer charity and 100% of this bid goes to the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center! Your vacuum will also be personalized and signed by David Oreck himself!
Current Bid: $300
How To Bid:
Click BID NOW which is at the bottom of the auction page. This will open an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put the Item number and description in the Subject line. In the body of the email put your name, address, phone number and bid amount. Please note that this is NOT an automated auction. Bids will be updated regularly 5a-3p Monday through Friday; Less frequently outside of these hours. For questions, call the Auction Hotline Monday-Friday 8:30a-3p 860.284.9132.
If you are the opening bid , you must open at the stated minimum for that item. Bids then continue in minimum of $50 increments. The deadline for bidding on Item #1: Nite of Lite Laughter VIP Package is Monday, October 18th at 12 noon. The deadline for all other items is Monday, November 1, 2010 at 9am. All Auction Winners will be contacted by telephone or e-mail the first week of November.
How To Pay For & Pick-Up Your Item:
If you are selected as the high bidder for one of the items, you may pay in cash, cashiers/bank check, or money order. No personal checks or credit cards can be accepted. Bank/cashiers check or money order should be made payable to “Hartford Hospital” with “Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center” in the memo section. When a WRCH representative contacts you to tell you that you were the high bidder, they will make an appointment with you to pick up your item. Items must be paid for and picked up at WRCH studios at 10 Executive Drive in Farmington, CT. Click here for Directions or they can be found at WRCH.COM by clicking on “Contact Us” and then “Map & Directions.”
Where The Money Goes:
100% of all bids goes to our breast cancer charity, The Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital. Nite of Lite Laughter has raised about $ 650,000 for research and treatment. This year should be our biggest year yet! BID HIGH AND HELP FIGHT BREAST CANCER!