CET Action Auction Items

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Framed Watercolor


Item Category: Art


Milford artist Bobbi Thies has created this lovely watercolor floral painting, using bright shades of scarlet, yellow and green.  The impressionistic style suggests the fine texture of the begonias and ruffled edges of leaves. Matted in ivory, the art is framed in light oak wood.  With frame, the total dimensions are 15 1/2" x 12 1/2".


Donor: Bobbi Thies


Donor Value: $250


Framed Windberg Print "Obscurity"


Item Category: Art


Texas artist Dalhart Windberg depicts a quiet pastoral scene that is sure to bring a touch of serenity to your home or office. The artist is known for his smooth, Old-Masters style. Painted in muted greens, browns and earth tones, the print is framed in rustic dark brown with a tan acid-free mat. The finished size is 24 x 19 inches.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $225


Framed Windberg Print "Yesteryear"


Item Category: Art


Bring the peace and tranquility of days gone by into your home with this exquisite print depicting a log cabin in a wooded setting. In the style of the Old Masters, Texas artist Dalhart Windberg captures the detail of the scene in soft greens and earth tones. Framed in dark brown rustic wood with a tan acid-free mat, the piece measures 24 by 19 inches.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $225


Frameworks Gift Certificate


Item Category: Home Goods or Services


Enhance your artwork or photo with a lovely custom frame from Frameworks in Blue Ash.  A unique, made-to-order picture frame will afford you pleasure for many years to come.  Your certificate does not expire.


Donor: FrameWorks


Donor Value: $50


Free Standing Deck


Item Category: Home Goods or Services


Increase your home’s value with a deck.   Brandenburg Decks and Remodeling, with nearly 30 years of experience, a  Better Business Bureau rating of A+ and a lifetime member of the Master Handyman Club, will build an 8’x8’ free-standing deck. The ground level deck  MUST be built in the following counties in Kentucky: Boone, Campbell, Grant, or Kenton. Deck will be made of pressure treated wood will be constructed on the site of your choice within the 4 counties mentioned. No exceptions please. All materials and labor are included. However, this item does not include permit costs, steps, rails or staining. The deck will built September 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015. References are available upon request.


Donor: Brandenburg Decks and Remodeling


Donor Value: $800


French Crust Cafe Dining Certificate


Item Category: Restaurants


Enjoy breakfast or lunch at the lovely French Crust Cafe, located in Downtown Cincinnati.  This sister restaurant of Jean-Robert's Table offers a wide selection of pastry, breakfast and lunch items.  Your certificate is not valid on Saturdays or Holidays; does not include tax or gratuity and expires October 12, 2014.


Donor: French Crust Cafe


Donor Value: $15


Fresco Style Coaster Set & Stand


Item Category: Home Goods or Services


Celebrate your hometown or adopted home with these handcrafted Studio Vertu coasters  featuring vintage Cincinnati images. From the inclines to the Krohn Conservatory,  the four local icons on the coasters can be displayed proudly, using the accompanying metal stand.  They are colorful and chic, and you will show them with pride.


Donor: Nest Style Gifts & Home


Donor Value: $56


Fresh Baked Whole Ham Certificate


Item Category: Food


Planning a big party or perhaps a company picnic? All About You Catering at Towne Mall in Middletown will prepare a delicious whole fresh baked ham which will feed 40 - 50 people.  They ask for a 48 hour notice but there is no expiration date.


Donor: All About You Catering


Donor Value: $90


Fresh Market Gift Basket


Item Category: Food


Gourmet cooks and lovers of bold and adventurous food will revel in this remarkable gift basket from The Fresh Market.  There is something for every taste: lemon dill seafood spice rub, mango coconut pepper sauce, classic blueberry pancake mix, vanilla bean scone mix, sharp cheddar cheese straws, and much more.


Donor: The Fresh Market - Oakley


Donor Value: $100


Friday Night Tasting for 2 for a Year


Item Category: Wine & Beer


The winning bidder and a companion will enjoy the Friday night wine tasting once a month for a full year. Each tasting features a red flight or a white flight and both include the buffet. The tasting, from 5:30 to 8:30 every Friday,  is casual and you go at your own pace. The certificate is for one tasting per month and may not be used for Wine Dinners or Sunday Samplers.


Donor: Water Tower Fine Wines


Donor Value: $360


Frisch's Gift Card


Item Category: Restaurants


Since 1946, the bright-eyed Big Boy has been keeping a smile on the faces and filling the stomachs of Cincinnatians. The 2 highest bidders will each receive a gift card to enjoy the tasty food at Frisch's.


Donor: Frisch's Restaurants Inc.


Donor Value: $25


Frisch's Gift Card


Item Category: Restaurants


Hankering for a Big Boy or perhaps a Brawny Lad? It is almost strawberry pie season at your neighborhood Frisch's restaurant.  Good food awaits you when you are the high bidder for this $25 gift card with no expiration date.


Donor: Huhtamaki


Donor Value: $25


Full Moon Series Books


Item Category: Entertainment/Concerts - Local


Young adults will find hours of enjoyment in the pages of these three books in the Full Moon Series by New York Times bestselling author Ellen Schreiber. Savor the mystery in this passionate epic of werewolves, psychics and love.


Donor: Ellen Schreiber


Donor Value: $53


Fun Factory Birthday Party for 8


Item Category: Kids Items


An easy way to celebrate your child's birthday.  This Super Deluxe Party for up to 7 guests and the birthday child includes admission and skate rental, party invitations, party table and a hostess to serve and clean up. Each child receives a cup of ice cream, two game tokens and a free admission pass to return. The birthday child gets a special trip to the DJ book and a spin on the Wheel of Prizes. Not valid on All You Can Eat Sundays.  Multiples available.


Donor: Fun Factory Roller Skating


Donor Value: $88


Fünf Moscato 12 btls


Item Category: Wine & Beer


Fünf makes wine fun! A fresh, sweet white with tons of tropical fruits and honeydew melon flavors.  You are bidding on twelve 750ml bottles.


Donor: Heidelberg Distributing Company


Donor Value: $96


Furnace Air Duct Cleaning Certificate


Item Category: Home Goods or Services


Who knows what dirt and germs lurk in your heating and air conditioning vents. Teasdale Fenton will clean up to 25 vents and 2 mains attached to one furnace plus antimicrobial treatment. Prepare for the cold weather by using this certificate before it expires on December 1, 2014.


Donor: Teasdale Fenton Carpet Cleaning & Restoration


Donor Value: $400


Furnace or AC Tune Up


Item Category: Home Goods or Services


To keep your home comfortable summer and winter, you need a periodic tune up on your furnace and air conditioner. This certificate from Herrmann Services  is good for one tuneup for either a furnace or air conditioner at a location within 20 miles of the City of Cincinnati. The work must be done during normal business hours and the certificate expires on December 31, 2015.


Donor: Herrmann Plumbing Heating & Air


Donor Value: $129


Furnace or Air Conditioner Tune-up


Item Category: Home Goods or Services


Over 80 years of service, cutting edge technology, and best training practices ensure that your furnace or AC tuneup will exceed your expectations. Your single-family, owner-occupied residence must be in the tri-state area, including southeastern Indiana, southwestern Ohio, and northern Kentucky. Certificate expires December 31, 2014. Multiples available.


Donor: HELP Plumbing Heating Cooling & Electric


Donor Value: $139


G Berlucchi Franciacorte Rosé 3 btls


Item Category: Wine & Beer


A terrific rosé sparkling wine from Lombardy, Italy that is alive with crème de cassis, wild strawberry, and marzipan flavors. You are bidding on three 750 ml bottles.


Donor: Heidelberg Distributing Company


Donor Value: $120


Gallery Gift Card


Item Category: Art


Showcasing the traditional art and artifacts of Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the work of local artists and artisans, the Joseph Clark Gallery on Hamilton Avenue provides exceptional and unique art from the African continent.  Submerge yourself in the art and energy that is Africa, when you visit the gallery and use this gift certificate.  No expiration date.


Donor: Joseph Clark Gallery


Donor Value: $100


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