Potsdam chamber taking spring silent auction bids
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 5:33 pm

POTSDAM -- Gift certificates to local eateries and businesses, free golf passes and a helicopter ride for two are some of the more than 50 items featured in the Potsdam Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 spring silent auction.

Prizes with values between $10 and $600 are up for grabs, including season tickets to men’s and women’s Golden Knight hockey, and the opportunity to co-host local radio shows on Mix 96.1, Qcountry or Yes FM.

The chamber will take bids for the auction until May 11 at 2 p.m.

Bids can be emailed to [email protected] with name, phone and e-mail.

The chamber asks bidders to identity the item by the donating business name and the item.

Auction proceeds will benefit the Potsdam summer festival.

The following is a complete list of auction items:

• 3 Bears Bakery/Café, certificate for up to $50 off a basic 10-inch cake or a 8-inch specialty cake order, $50

• A Woman’s Touch, gift certificate for pedicure, $25

• Adirondack Fragrance & Flavor Farm, gift basket, $50

• Arby’s, gift card, $25

• Argent’s, sterling silver gemstone ring, $60

• Ausable Chasm, pass for up to six free admissions, $108

• Best Friends Thrift Store, $20 gift certificate

• Bicknell’s, charcoal BBQ grill (Vista LM560200), $250

• Brick & Mortar Music, gift card, $25

• Clarkson University, two season tickets to both men’s and women’s Golden Knight hockey 2017-18 season (not including playoffs), $300

• Collegiate Village of Potsdam, gift basket of collegiate items, $30

• Commercial Press Ink, Potsdam t-shirt and mug, $27

• Crafts n Such, SLNYSARC, potholders, towel, microwave bowl holder, $10 gift certificate, $25

• Downtown Sports & Toys, gift certificate, $25

• Em’ Bears, rabbit fur bear w/ maple syrup and pillow, $90

• First Crush, gift certificate, $25

• Foxy Roxy’s, gift certificate $50 and t-shirt, $60

• Go Aviation, coupon for two for helicopter tour during Potsdam Summer Festival, $99

• Hampton Inn - Potsdam, one-night stay, $150

• Harris Medical, green tea herbal wash and candle, $20

• Horsefeather Events, certificate toward Horsefeather event, $50

• Jake’s on the Water, gift certificate, $50

• Jazzercise, “Get Ready for Summer” package, includes a half hour Personal Touch class, tote bag, beach towel, double-walled water bottle, makeup bag, $70

• Kinney Drugs, Conair Extreme Steam Handheld Steamer, $50

• LIFE (LITERACY IS FOR EVERYONE), “Blind Date with a Book” Collection, includes two books for adults, two for young adults, two for children and two pack of microwave popcorn, $50

• Maple Run Emporium, gift card, $25

• Mix 96.1, certificate to co-host morning show with Todd Truax, must be used by Dec. 31 on a date based on availability; not redeemable for cash, can’t replace current ad schedule, $600-$800

• MVP Sports & Pizza Hut, MVP, $10 gift certificate; Large Pizza Hut pizza, $20

• NBT Bank, maple basket, blueberry pancake mix, $50

• NBT Bank, maple basket, apple cinnamon pancake mix, $50

• North Country This Week, 1/4 page ad, $180

• Orchestra of Northern NY, four adult tickets to its Summer Pops Concert on Tuesday, July 4, $88

• Pinto, Mucenski Hooper VanHouse, $50 in Potsdam Chamber gift certificates, $50

• Ponderosa, two 6-ounce sirloin dinners w/beverage, $25

• Potsdam Agway, gift card, $25

• Potsdam Food Co-op, 12 bread certificates, one loaf a week for 12 weeks starting the week of May 22, $52

• Potsdam IGA, gift card, $25

• Potsdam Town & Country Club, four rounds of golf w/$50 gift certificate for lunch at Town & Country Club Restaurant, $160

• Rose & Kiernan, gift certificate to Sergi’s, $40

• St. Lawrence Health System, gift basket, Mad Hatter Tea Basket, $50

• Swing Time Mini Golf, two passes, $14

• T & R Wines and Liquor, Bailey Irish Crème gift set with four glasses, $30

• Tactics, gift card for four players to play the game Jail Break, taxes included. Jail Break is a 2- to 4-player game, $61

• Thai Cuisine, gift certificate, $35

• The Clarkson Inn, one complimentary night stay, $150

•The Front Porch, chair flower pot holder, $30

• The UPS Store, GC for 2- by 6-foot vinyl banner (design not included), $96

• Thirty One-Candee Smith, thermal bag from Thirty One, $20

• Walmart, Kuerig K-10 Mini Plus, $10

• Willow Tree Florist, gift certificate toward a hanging basket, $30

• YES FM 96.7 or QCountry 102.9, certificate to co-host morning show on either Q Country or YES FM; must be used by Dec. 31; date based on availability; not redeemable for cash; can’t replace current ad schedule, $600-$800.

Bidders can see this list of the auction items at the chamber offices at 24 Market St., as well or online at https://www.facebook.com/potsdam.chamber/, or http://northcountrynow.com/potsdam-chamber.