4th Annual Veteran's Auxilliary LIVE Purse Auction

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Sun, Sep 24, 2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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FASHIONISTAS! & the Public Invited - it's Auctioneer Diana Cook's privilege to return for 3rd Annual VFW Post #9323 Ladies Auxiliary Purse Auction - Join us this Fall on a Sunday afternoon for Fun & Fashion accessory.

          Doors Open 12 Noon, Live Auction at 1 p.m. CST, Sunday, September 24, 2017.  Free hors d'oeuvres inside air conditioned VFW Post #9323 Hall, 2750 Central Ave., Lake Station, IN. 46405. 

           130+ Purses, some high-end brand names, each & every purse has an added surprise, unseen gift inside, which are gift certificates to restaurants, hair salons, gas service stations, etc. Names of brand new purses are soon to come. Also, handbags of good quality, gently used. More purse donations added. Complimentary light refreshments. Families & children welcome. Cash bar.  Next door inside, wide screen TV's have the afternoon football game playing too.

To donate ( taking special gift certificates from businesses now too) or questions call:

          Shirley, Auction Chairwoman at 219-331-4045.

Proceeds from this live bidding Auction benefit outreach for family oriented veteran activities.

          TERMS:  CASH only, ATM on-site inside the Hall. 

          Ask a professional Auctioneer to your fund-raiser, call Auctioneer Diana Cook. She speaks with experience & heart about vital community service needs before you even introduce the many good works of your organization. Diana Cook first consults about financial success for your group's event. Then finishes off your event by hammering down & entertaining your bidders at a successful Live Fund-Raising Auction. In her career she has chanted 'called' over 200 not-for-profit charitable auctions raising not hundreds, but thousands of  dollars for worthwhile projects benefiting the community at large. Some samples are noted below. The pinnacle is one custom made drum which fetched a bid of $30,000 and its mate for total of $51,500. kaboom, rim shot!

Contact Auctioneer Diana Cook for consultation for your next fund-raiser event.


          Auctions by Diana Cook offers:                    * Auction Management                    * Business & Commercial Equipment Auctions & Appraisals                    * Estate (Tag) Sale Management                    * Home & Estate Clean Outs & Cash Buy Outs *                    * Paying Cash for Antiques Today *                    * Written Appraisal Reports for: *                                       -- Estate Taxes;  -- Insurance Replacement Needs                                       -- Moving Insurance; -- Family/Heir Division Values                                       -- Donation Value; -- Divorce Settlement                                       -- Bankruptcy

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          Email:                     Auctioneer   Diana Cook  auo1046229   Email    




Samples of 501 (c) 3 nonprofit groups Licensed Auctioneer Diana Cook has been privileged to be involved:

·        Rescue animals-cats, dogs, birds, reptiles

·        Veteran's & family outreach

·        Chambers of Commerce

·        Domestic violence, rape

·        Rotary Clubs

·        Business & Professional Women

·        National Organization for Women

·        Ducks Unlimited

·        Homeless needs

·        Handicapped & differently abled

·        Donald Trump Miss U.S.A. Pageant for local charities

·        Association of University Women

·        Hospice & elder care

·        Boys & Girls Clubs

·        Community centers

·        Mental Health

·        Girls Scouts

·        Churches, church schools

·        Prisoners & Community Together

·        Educational programs

·        Ivy Tech Community Colleges

·        And, More, ...

Thank You for Browsing, for Your Bids & Your Business !


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