BBB Annual Fund-Raising Event at Central KY Home, Garden & Flower Show at Rupp Arena
(Lexington, KY) - Great deals on quality, unique items and services will be up for grabs at this year's Better Business Bureau of Central & Eastern Kentucky Silent Auction. Items totaling over $112,000 have been donated to the annual auction, which runs during the Central Kentucky Home, Garden & Flower Show April 12-15, 2012 at Lexington Center/Rupp Arena. The BBB is the "What's Up in Rupp?" sponsor of this year's show.
"Our BBB Accredited Businesses have been very generous in their donations to our non-profit organization's popular auction," said Jack Frank, BBB of Central & Eastern Kentucky President & CEO. "Those who shop our auction can be assured that these quality products and services all come from reputable businesses that uphold the BBB ethical standards every day."
NEW to the auction this year: a Journey hot tub/spa, a GoGo Elite Traveler mobility scooter, a 4-night cabin stay in Gatlinburg, and a Volkswagen bicycle, to name a few!
The BBB's Silent Auction will be set up in Rupp Arena and online. Proceeds benefit the BBB's services throughout its 64-county service area. There is something for everyone:
· A 10 x 12 Sunroom, 12 x12 Insulated Patio Cover, a 16 x16 Deck
· Fine jewelry and gift items
· Unique equine and Keeneland-related artwork
· Auto services: oil changes, detailing, body repair, brake service, window tinting & more!
· Home improvements: bath remodels, guttering, landscaping, pest control, a furnace
· Family fun: A Lexington Legends suite, a bowling party, a Keeneland box, and "Breakfast w/ the Chimps" of the Primate Rescue Center!
· 51" Samsung Plasma TV
· Indoor and outdoor furniture, loads of gift certificates, plants, trees, and more!
The auction will also be live on the Internet with "e-Bay style" bidding during all four days of the Show. Bidders can log on to the BBB website at www.bluegrass.bbb.org and follow the auction link to view photos and details of auction items, and follow the status of bidding. Winning bidders will be announced on Sunday, the last day of the auction.
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Contact the Better Business Bureau of Central & Eastern Kentucky to check out companies, charities, or to report problems and scams by calling (859) 259-1008 or toll-free 1-800-866-6668 or by logging on to www.bluegrass.bbb.org.