CET Action Auction Items

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Jeff Thomas Catering Certificate

Item Category: Catering

From small and intimate parties to large receptions, Jeff Thomas Catering in Ludlow, Kentucky will help you relax and enjoy your event. Celebrating over 25 years catering Greater Cincinnati, they pride themselves on cutting edge cuisine and quality service. Use the certificate towards a catered event contingent upon availability of the date; it expires April, 2015.

Donor: Jeff Thomas Catering

Donor Value: $200

Jewelry Gift Certificate

Item Category: Jewelry

What will you buy with this gift certificate for $100 in merchandise at Boris Litwin Jewelers in Kenwood?  Maybe you need a gift or just want a new bauble for yourself. You are sure to find just the right thing. This certificate may not be used for sale merchandise and expires December 31, 2014.  Multiples available.

Donor: Boris Litwin Jewelers

Donor Value: $100

Jiffy Lube Signaure Oil Change Service

Item Category: Automotive

Keep your vehicle running smoothly with a Jiffy Lube Signature Service oil change. Your certificate is valid only with conventional oil and it does not expire.

Donor: Team Lucor (dba) Jiffy Lube

Donor Value: $44

Jimmy John's Sub Certificates

Item Category: Restaurants

Enjoy a fantastic sub sandwich from Jimmy John's in downtown Cincinnati.  You select the toppings and bread and they do the rest!  Gift cards are valid for dine-in only at the shop located on Freedom Way and do not expire.  A set of gift cards will go to each of the two highest bidders.


Donor Value: $30

Jockey Gift Card

Item Category: Clothing

This item is actually two $25 gift cards which may be used at any Jockey outlet or Jockey bra store in the U.S. and at Jockey.com for merchandise only. The closest Jockey store to Cincinnati is in the Premium Outlets in Monroe. The gift cards have no expiration date.

Donor: Cincinnati Premium Outlets

Donor Value: $50

Joe Nuxhall Life & Legacy

Item Category: Sports Memorabilia

The book "Joe Nuxhall: The Life, Legacy and Words of a Cincinnati Icon" chonicles Joe Nuxhall's life.  In the pages of this beautiful 128-page book, you will find hundreds of photos from The Cincinnati Enquirer archives and the Nuxhall family, as well as newspaper articles and Jim Bogman cartoons.  Also included is a special DVD featuring personal inteviews with Joe, provided by CET.  One copy each to the three highest bidders.

Donor: Friend of CET

Donor Value: $35

John Galsworthy Compact Edition 1930

Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia

Book collections, avid readers, and anyone who appreciates fine literature will want this compact edition of works by John Galsworthy. An English novelist and playwright, Galsworthy won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. He is widely recognized for his work addressing class, wealth and social issues. These 1930 books are in good condition and will bring a touch of class to your library.

Donor: Duttenhofer's Books

Donor Value: $75

John Ruthven’s Songbirds of Ohio

Item Category: Art

The original 1990 painting, Spring Bluebirds, was created by internationally acclaimed wildlife artist, John A Ruthven to benefit WCET-TV48, Greater Cincinnati's public television station, the oldest in the nation.  The limited edition lithograph was only available through CET's televised Action Auction in April 1990.  This very limited edition of signed and numbered lithographs beautifully depicts a pair of bluebirds surrounded by dogwood in full bloom.  The next year, the lithograph featured a pair of Mourning Doves among magnolias.  In 1992, colorful Meadowlarks flitted through the daisies.  The final print in the series, Songbirds of Ohio, featured Cardinals.  A pair of brilliantly colored Cardinals is portrayed against the dried leaves and snow of winter.


This is a complete set of four signed and numbered prints.  Each print is number 106 of 500.  The prints are ready for framing.

Donor: Friend of CET

Donor Value: $1200

Johnny's 5-Wash Ticket Book

Item Category: Automotive

Keep your car looking spiffy and neat with this book of five exterior car washes from Johnny's Car Wash on Dixie Highway in Erlanger. The tickets will expire December, 2015. We have one book of five washes for each of the three highest bidders.

Donor: Johnny's Car Washes

Donor Value: $40

Joseph Charles Handbag

Item Category: Clothing

Lighten up your accessories with this cream colored leather satchel handbag by Joseph Charles.  As seen on the Today's show, this roomy satchel measures approximately 17 inches long,  4 inches wide and 9 inches deep and is roomy enough for all your essentials.

Donor: Friend of CET

Donor Value: $320

JR Ewing Decanter Music Box

Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia

If you loved the show "Dallas" or you collect decanters, this is the item for you!  Designed to look like J.R. Ewing, this empty McCormick Distillery musical decanter plays the theme from "Dallas".  This is a limited addition decanter from 1980, and was given to those attending the National Decanter Collectors Convention.

Donor: Home Listing Service Realtors

Donor Value: $75

Julie's Inspiration Gift Certificate

Item Category: Clothing

With a large selection of women's and men's apparel and accessories, whether you select today's fashions, vintage or couture you'll be happy with an item from Julie's Inspiration Consignment Shoppe in Covington. Also valid for artwork, furniture and home accessories, your certificate does not expire.

Donor: Julie's Inspiration Consignment Shoppe

Donor Value: $20

Julz Handcrafted Earrings

Item Category: Jewelry

Accent your spring ensemble with these fun, bright, handmade earrings. The fuschia, green and turquoise beads combine with a finely detailed, gold-toned metallic framework for a classy and sassy look.

Donor: Julz Jewelry

Donor Value: $55

Just Ducks!

Item Category: Home Goods or Services

Ducks are in season - spring season - and this basket is filled with ducks.  There's a ceramic duck figurine, duck soup tureen, duck cracker server with lid, duck coffee mug, two condiment spreaders with ducks, and two brass book-ends shaped like - you guessed it - ducks! 

Donor: Connection Point Communications

Donor Value: $100

Karen Kelly Acrylic Abstract Painting

Item Category: Art

"Shamrock Lane"by Karen Kelly is an acrylic abstract with vibrant green colors and shapes against a pale yellow background. Look for the hidden home with its warm glowing windows.  Framed overall size is 11 x 14.

Donor: Karen's Studio

Donor Value: $50

Karen's Studio Art Classes Certificate

Item Category: Education & Languages

Kick start your art pastime with this certificate for 10 one-hour adult beginner's lessons at Karen’s Studio 125, within the Essex Studios Complex, 2511 Essex Place, just off Exit #3 of I-71 South, East Walnut Hills. The certificate expires December 31, 2014.

Donor: Karen's Studio

Donor Value: $50

Keeneland Print & Framing Certificate

Item Category: Art

Horseracing fans will be proud to display this print celebrating the joys of the sport at Keeneland racetrack.  The brightly colored image by Guy McIntosh measures 18" x 23".  Included is a certificate for $35 toward custom framing at Ralice Custom Framing in Fort Mitchell, expiring October 31, 2014

Donor: Ralice Custom Framing and Art Gallery

Donor Value: $150

Kenroy Brushed Nickel Table Lamps

Item Category: Home Goods or Services

Elegance and sophistication are the hallmarks of these brushed nickel table lamps.  At 28" high, they are not only utilitarian but also regal. The shades have a white satin look, with a filigreed trim, and measure 14" at the base.  The lamps are donated by Batavia Electric Supply Company, a family owned and operated full service electrical and lighting supply.

Donor: Batavia Electric Supply Co Inc.

Donor Value: $150

Kenton County Golf Courses Gift Card

Item Category: Golf Items

With three courses to choose from, The Golf Courses of Kenton County offer something for every golfer!  Gift card provides green fees, half-price range baskets and a discount from the Pro Shop (on purchases of $100 or more).  Proper golf attire is required, your gift card is not valid with league, tournament or outing play and it does not expire.  A gift card will go to the two highest bidders.

Donor: The Golf Courses of Kenton County

Donor Value: $60

Kentucky Bed & Breakfast Getaway Package

Item Category: Hotels & BBs

This interesting package includes the beautifully illustrated "Treasures of Kentucky and Tennessee" travel book and "Easy Food from First Farm Inn" cookbook. Also included is a $50 gift certificate which may be applied to a stay or horseback riding at the inn. The fun Ohio River Barn Cat is made of old barn sood and river driftwood. The gift certificate expires December 20, 2014.

Donor: First Farm Inn

Donor Value: $122