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Haiti Dinner Auction Items

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Item One: Kid’s Birthday Party

Sponsored by: Suzanne Wade

  • Suzanne’s theme birthday parties for her children and godchildren were always the talk of the neighborhood, and now she brings her talents to your child’s party! Choose your theme and she will plan two hours of fun for your child and his/her friends, complete with party games, decorations, favors, and homemade cupcakes. Includes rental of St. Mark’s Williams Hall, a $250 value by itself! Examples of parties Suzanne has planned in the past: Harry Potter (complete with American Rules Quidditch), Jedi Training Academy, Princess Adventures, and Turn-of-the-Century Picnic.

Item Two: Holiday Meal

Sponsored by: Phyllis Swanson-Welton

  • I will prepare dinner for up to 12 people in your home for either Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day, at a time that is mutually agreeable.

  • I will offer up to $100 for groceries to purchase meal items.

  • I will set your table with your place settings.

  • I will ensure that meal items are placed on the table, prior to your guests being seated at the designated meal time.

  • While you and the guests are eating, I will begin the meal cleanup process in the kitchen.

  • I will keep the platters and dishes filled while your guests dine.

  • I will ensure that dessert items are placed in the dining area for your guests and you to take advantage of when it is agreeable to everyone.

  • I will depart your home when all of the cleanup from the dinner is complete.

  • I do not guarantee that my meals will be gluten free.

Item Three: Homemade Fudge

Sponsored by: Jeanie Pecora

  • 5 pounds of award-winning, melt in your mouth, Creamy Dreamy Fudge (Award winning every year of amateur voting in past Annual St. Marks’ Chocolate Festival

Item Four: Two Hours of Biology Tutoring

Sponsored by: Jody Phillips-Clark

  • Are you or do you know a high school student who is preparing for the AP Biology exam or the SAT Subject Test in Biology?  Dr. Jody Clark, who currently teaches AP and Honors Biology at Lexington Christian Academy, will provide two hours of Biology Tutoring to brush up on some of the challenging topics that appear on these standardized tests:  DNA replication, protein synthesis, action potentials, cellular respiration, photosynthesis, dihybrid crosses, restriction mapping, and more!  Bring your questions and learn some test-taking strategies from an expert in cell and molecular biology.

Item Five: Pet Sitting

Sponsored by: Jenn Pecora

  • Pet Sitting for a Weekend or 2 Weekdays

  • My name is Jenn Pecora and I am 26 yrs old. I have many years of pet ownership and pet care experience. I adore animals, especially cats and dogs.  I will provide loving, patient and attentive care for your pets for a weekend or two weekdays while you are away.

Item Six: Home Repairs

Sponsored by: Austin Pecora

  • 2.5 hours of labor for home repairs or custom made carpentry

Item Seven: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sponsored by: Herb Elliott

  • Betsy’s famous crispy chocolate chip cookies made with an old family recipe that includes corn flakes and oatmeal but no nuts.

  • One bunch of cookies; about 4 dozen

Items Eight and Nine: Lapidary Services

Sponsored by: Jim Pecora

Turn a treasure find of yours into wearable jewelry!

Do you have something you have collected and want to take to the next level? A consultation with Jim may be able to turn your treasured rock into a wire wrap pendant you can wear. The Lapidary Arts is the cutting, trimming, shaping and polishing of rock or stone with diamond tools.

You are bidding on a service package that includes: initial in person consultation, lapidary services, wire wrapping and custom or standard necklace at a length you desire.

Bidder One: Value $80-$100

Bidder Two: Value $80-$100

Item Ten: Nutrition Assessment

Sponsored by Susanne Duato of CrossFit 110 in Chelmsford

One 60 minute nutrition assessment and goals review and four 30 minutes follow up sessions. Includes custom plan for health and wellness goals. No requirement to do Crossfit. Just a nutrition assessment! Most people use this assessment  for weight loss but it’s also useful for addressing health issues, such as diabetes and autoimmune illnesses, as well. Value $199.

Item Eleven: Airport Transportation

Sponsored by Paul Ackroyd

Round trip transportation to and from Logan airport for up to three people and their luggage.  To be used within 6 months of the auction.

Item Twelve: Babysitting for 8 hours

Sponsored by Veronica Pecora

Eight hours of babysitting for up to three children on a weekend starting May 20-June 25, based on availability. Veronica graduated from Nashoba Valley Technical High School, where she studied  Early Childhood Education. She is a nationally certified lead infant/toddler teacher as well as a Massachusetts lead preschool teacher. Call/text or email to schedule (must have at least a week notice).

Item 13: Organizing and Design Services

Sponsored by Katelinde Pecora, K Q Design Solutions

KQ Design Solutions helps you achieve an organized lifestyle and more time for the things that really matter in your life with a variety of services:

  • Professional Organization

  • Decluttering

  • Special Design

  • Staging/Seasonal Decorating

  • File/Photo Organization

  • Graphic Design

Auction winner is entitled to two hours of any service listed, a $66 value!

Item 14: Poster Size Canvas painted by local artist Jenn Pecora

Sponsored by Jenn Pecora

Item 15: Reader’s gift basket

Sponsored by Evan & Kerin Riley

Beautiful gift basket featuring several thought-provoking books and a lovely tea mug and selection of tea.

Item 16: Babysitting for 5 hours

Sponsored by Shannon Pecora

Shannon Pecora is currently finishing her Junior year at Eastern Nazarene College, where she is majoring in Early Childhood Education. She has been babysitting for the past 8 years, been a counselor at Vacation Bible SchooI, worked in the nursery at church, worked at Next Generation Children's Center as a support teacher, and is in her third year of work at Campus Kinder Haus as a preschool and kindergarten teachers aid.  This offer is for 5 hours of babysitting ($75 value) on a /day or night of your choosing, dependent upon availability.