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Fairview Haven Retirement Community

Welcome to the 2015
Harvest of Sharing Auction
and Benefit Supper Information Site!

NOW YOU CAN SEE...
A COMPLETE LISTING OF AUCTION ITEMS - WITH PHOTOS!!! Click here!

Auction page last updated Nov. 5, 2015.



AUCTION: Bidding opens Wednesday, Nov. 4
at 10 am

Come on Wednesday or Thursday to browse
before the crowd arrives on Friday!
Bidding closes on Friday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 pm

SUPPER: Friday, Nov. 6 from 4-7 pm
Featuring grilled pork loin and chicken quarters
with baked potatoes, fruit salad,
green beans, dinner roll, beverage and
your choice of homemade pie!
Carry-outs and local delivery are available!

Click here to see informational poster.

Click here to see bidding and check-out instructions.

Lots of unique and exciting items are
pouring in for the Auction!

We will do our best to keep this site updated
regularly so you can check out the many items
that will be up for bids.
Click the links below for more information.

MORE ITEMS ARRIVING DAILY --
CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES!!


DON'T MISS THIS YEAR'S AUCTION AND SUPPER!


TEXAS TOUR!
Tour San Antonio or the Bastrop area with the Rassis!
Includes $200 Visa Card for traveling expenses.
Tour donated by Rassis and Visa Card sponsored by Metz-Stoller.

SUNSET STROLLS IN GULF SHORES, AL!
One week stay in 3 BR Condo in Gulf Shores, AL.
Click here to see more info about the condo.
Donated by Greg and Beth Herman and Sponsored by Tri-County Carpet.

INTO THE WILD BLUE YONDER with experienced pilot Bryon Palitto!
Bryon will take you on a flight in his Cessna 182Q.
Click here for more information.

*CHOOSE YOUR DESTINATION* VACATION!
A gift certificate from Travel Advantage Network good for a 7-night stay at one of their properties in the off season.
Click here to see more info about the properties for possible booking.
The locations are all over the U.S., but mostly on the east coast and Florida and in other popular vacation spots.
Most properties are 2 bedroom, 2 bath condos with full kitchen and sleeper sofa (accommodates 6 people).
Typically, there are more properties to choose from in September thru May.
Gift Certificate expires in May 2019.
Donated by Apostolic Christian Village Auxiliary from Rittman, OH.
Please contact Social Services for more details.

STEP BACK IN TIME!
Four admission passes to The Henry Ford Museum or Greenfield Village.
Plus $200 Visa Card to use for gas or lodging. Tickets donated by The Henry Ford.

EXPLORE BEAUTIFUL DOOR COUNTY!
$250 Gift Card at Ephraim Shores Resort in Ephraim, WI.

ESCAPE TO THE DELLS! $250 Wisconsin Dells Area Gift Card.
Click here to see a listing of participating businesses.

CRUISE THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI!
Four tickets for a sightseeing cruise on the Mark Twain Riverboat.
Includes $100 Visa Card for overnight accommodations.

SLOW DOWN YOUR PACE IN SHIPSHEWANA!
$150 Gift Card to Das Dutchman Essenhaus Inn & Restaurant.

GETAWAY TO GALENA!
Overnight stay at Stoney Creek Inn and gift certificate for dining at Fried Green Tomatoes Italian Restaurant.

PREPARE TO BELIEVE! Four general admission tickets to visit the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY (near Cincinnati, OH).
Tickets donated by Creation Museum.
Includes $25 Casey's Gift Card.

RIVERSIDE RELAXATION! Overnight stay at Stoney Creek Inn* and $50 Gift Certificate to dine at East Port Basta Bistro & Grille in East Peoria.
Donated by Fairbury-Cropsey Community Bank.
*Stoney Creek Inn Gift Card may be used at any Stoney Creek location.

DIVE IN AT SHEDD AQUARIUM!
Four general admission tickets to Shedd Aquarium.
Then dine out at any
Darden Restaurant. Tickets donated by Shedd Aquarium.

PIONEERING AT CONNER PRAIRIE!
Four passes to Conner Prairie Interactive History Park. Then treat yourself at Dairy Queen.
Tickets donated by Conner Prairie. Fairbury Dairy Queen donated DQ gift card.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING! at Oakbrook Center Shopping Mall.
Includes $125 for overnight stay at a Marriott hotel.

AFRICAN SAFARI WILDLIFE PARK!
VIP Car Pass for entry into African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, OH.
Click here to see a brief video of a family's visit to the safari park.
Pass donated by Country Thyme Tea Room and Catering.
Includes $25 Casey's Gift Card.

STARVED ROCK EXCURSION! $175 Gift Card for Starved Rock Lodge.

CHATEAU CHARM! Overnight Stay at The Chateau in Bloomington and $25 Gift Certificate to Darden Restaurants.
Overnight stay donated by The Chateau.

A WARM WELCOME! Overnight Stay at DoubleTree Inn in Bloomington and $25 Gift Certificate to Logan's Roadhouse.
Overnight stay donated by DoubleTree Inn.

LINCOLN EXPERIENCE!
Two Adult Full Experience Tickets at Abraham Lincoln Museum in Springfield.
Also $150 Gift Card for overnight stay at any Marriott.

TRAIL RIDE!
Enjoy a scenic Trail Ride along the Mackinaw River. Your hosts are Randy and Ann Anderson.
Click here for more details.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING! $50 Gift Certificate to shop at Oakbrook Center and $125 Gift Card for overnight stay at any Marriott.

SUNSET SAIL AND DINNER CRUISE hosted by Captain Barry and First Mate Joyce Kloter. Click here for more details.

Fair Oaks Farms Dairy or Pig Adventure!
Four tickets donated by Fair Oaks Farms.

BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL STAYCATION! Click here for more info!
Donated by Hampton Inn and some anonymous donors.

OVERNIGHT STAY IN THE ROSE GARDEN SUITE at Timber Creek Bed and Breakfast in Paxton.

NOT YOUR NORMAL GETAWAY!
This getaway is in Bloomington
(not Normal, get it? :) and the accommodations are far from normal!
Details to come.

MYSTERY OF THE MONTH FOR 2016!
Open a mystery gift certificate for each month of 2016.
Click here for more information.

HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!
Four tickets to the Pantagraph's Holiday Spectacular
and $50 Gift Certificate to eat out at Lucca Grill.
Package donated by Duffy Pils Memorial Home.

PEORIA! 4 Tickets to Erin Feis in Peoria and 4 Tickets to Oktoberfest in Peoria.
Donated by Peoria Riverfront.

WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO? One night (Friday or Saturday) Weekend Stay at any Drury Hotel.

TOUR CHICAGO by Bike! Two Bicycle Rentals at Bike and Roll plus $50 Visa Card for dining out or whatever you choose. Bike Rentals donated by Bike and Roll.

SPIRIT OF PEORIA!
Family Pass for a Cruise on the Spirit of Peoria Paddlewheel Boat. (for 2 adults and four children or 1 adult and five children.)
Includes $25 Dairy Queen Gift Card.
Pass donated by the Spirit of Peoria. Dairy Queen card donated by Fairbury Dairy Queen.

PEORIA RIVERFRONT! The Riverfront Museum and Caterpillar Visitors' Center have each donated four tickets so you can experience Peoria in a new way.
Each ticket package comes with $25 card to Steak N Shake.
Tickets donated by The Riverfront Museum and Caterpillar Visitors' Center.

SPECIAL OCCASION FOR KIDS! Eight adult or child tickets for the Children's Discovery Museum in Normal.
Then have a treat at
Dairy Queen. Great for a birthday party or other special occasion!
Tickets donated by the Children's Discovery Museum. DQ certificate donated by Fairbury Dairy Queen.

MILLER PARK ZOO! Five child's passes to Miller Park Zoo plus $25 Gift Card for Dairy Queen.
Passes donated by Miller Park Zoo and Gift Card donated by Fairbury Dairy Queen.

SKATING! at Pepsi Ice Center. 4 admission passes donated by Pepsi Ice Center.

A Day at Tanner's.

Page for a Day with Rep. Dan Brady.


GOLF CART!! Click here for details.

Dreamy Date Night! You can have a Parents' Night Out as the Dave Blunier Family will care for your children (up to 6) and give them a meal while you take the night off. Comes with a $50 Visa Card.

Gift Certificate for an hour of Massage donated by Soothing Touch Massage Therapy by Sharri Crane, Fairbury.

Gift Certificate for Massage at Mind, Body & Sole Massage. Donated by Munz-Hermes and Associates.

SCOOP NO MORE! Snow Removal for Winter Season of 2015-16 - Unlimited for In-Town Residents of Fairbury and Forrest; Rural Residents may use as $250 Gift Certificate.
Donated by F&R Lawncare and Landscaping.

GOT WORK? 4 Hours of Labor from the 7th and 8th Grade Sunday School Class of the Fairbury Apostolic Christian Church.


Fresh apples and apple cider donated by Christ Orchard.

CASE OF GREENS per month for 2016! from Living Water Farms.
Click here for more info.

A Delicious Homemade Pie each month of 2015 - baked by Teri Wenger.

BROWN EGGS {AND HAM}! Get One Dozen Free-Range Eggs Per Week for 3 Months in 2016 from Cascade Gardens.
You add the ham! Two gift certificates available.

GREAT GRILLING! Package includes Weber Charcoal Grill, Bag of Charcoal, Bank of Pontiac Grilling Apron, Grilling Spatula and Bag - all donated by Bank of Pontiac.
Also includes a Meat Bundle donated by Kilgus Farmstead for your grilling pleasure!
Two pkgs. T-Bone Steaks, One pkg. Hamburger Patties, One pkg. Bacon Burger Patties, One pkg. Pork Burger Patties, Two pkgs. Pork Chops, One pkg. Brats.


SPECIALTY MEAT BUNDLES!
Bundles include: Two pkgs. Beef Bacon Cheddar Jalapeno Patties, One pkg. Chicken Buffalo Blue Cheese Bratwurst, One pkg. Cheddar Pepper Onion Bratwurst, One pkg. Parmesan Garlic Bratuwurst, One pkg. Ground Pork Patties, One pkg. Pork Sweet Pineapple Sticks, One pkg. Pork Andouille Cajun Sausage, One pkg. Butterfly Chops from Slagel Family Meats.
FOUR BUNDLES available! Donated by Bank of Pontiac.


UNIQUE DINING EXPERIENCES:

AUTHENTIC POLISH CUISINE!
Authentic Polish cuisine for 8 people at the home of Bryan and Lisa Aberle.

ALL ABOARD!
Traveling Supper hosted by the Stollers, Lemans and Bluniers for 10 people.
Theme: The Power of the Cross. Includes musical entertainment with dessert.

TWO BIG GREEN EGG FEASTS! A delicious feast for 12 people in the Fairbury Room at Dave's Supermarket. Donated by Dave's Supermarket.

ENJOY FRESH FISH, prepared and served by expert fishers, by Don and Carol Bazzell and Troy and Rebecca Steffen. Click here for more information.

CHUCKWAGON MEAL for 30 in Cissna Park! Hosted by Bruce & Bonita Frank, Eric & Louann Kaeb, Rod & Beth Steffen, Tom & Karol Stock, Mark & Janie Waldbeser.

RIBS FEAST for 12 people! Calvert-Martin Funeral Home, together with Cody and Maggie Maher and Alan and Wendy Edelman present a three-course Rib Feast for 12 people. It includes salad, fall-off-the-bone ribs (three-day cooking process), baked potato, green beans, carrots, applesauce and pan desserts. We bring it to a place of your choosing (within a 50-mile radius - exceptions may apply at case-by-case basis). We promise you won't go away hungry!

OUTDOOR BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE EXPERIENCE for 10!
Hosted by Reid & Tiffany Zehr and Troy & Rebecca Steffen.
Fresh off the grill, meat will be brought around on skewers and will be served by 'gauchos.' From lamb, pork, chicken and beef, each guest will be served to their hearts' content. Includes salad, sides and dessert.

ELEGANT CANDLELIGHT DINNER for 12!
Hosted by Ken & Carol Edelman and family.
Sample Menu: Grilled Meat, Potato, Vegetable, Bread, Dessert.

PIZZA PLEASER!
Monical's for 12 people hosted by Rick & Mary Plattner.
Dessert to follow at the Plattners!

THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTY for 10
(choose from our themes) by Faith Blunier and Damaris, Reena and Elsa Moser.

PICNIC YOUR WAY! Pick up a Picnic Lunch for 8 People and Go!
You Choose from a Menu of Our Specialties!
From the Fairview Haven Administration, Business Office and Social Services Office.

SOFT-SERVE ICE CREAM Social for your special occasion served by Ray and Gladys Slagel.




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