Day of Caring is September 18, 2019
This is our annual day of service connecting volunteers to local non-profit organizations, and promoting volunteerism through community service. High School students and adults clean, paint, and much more on behalf of organizations around the county.
Call the United Fund office at 812-663-3342 if your are interested in participating.
2019 Auction Items
•Black NuWave Brio 4.5 qt. Air Fryer with temperature probe
•Car wash bucket and supplies (shop towels, glass cleaner, car wash, sponge, funnel and car scent trees) from Stone’s NAPA
•52 basic car washes from Davis and Daughters Car Wash
•Remote car start package from Greensburg Auto Sound
CHILDREN & FAMILY
•Lifetime children’s foldable picnic table. Table is stain and weather resistant and folds flat.
•Nickelodeon Paw Patrol and PJ Masks wood puzzles
•V Tech 2 in 1 Learn & Zoom motorbike/tricycle
•Two decorative wooden dinosaurs for child’s room
•Foldable Ozark Trail All Terrain wagon. This wagon has all terrain wheels, mesh bottom and plenty of storage. Donated by Walmart
•Pool party at the Allen Memorial Pool for 2 hours; 7 – 9 pm from Decatur Co. Parks & Recreation and a $75 gift certificate for pizza
•Kent 26” mountain bike
•Two hour rental including pool, for up to 30 people, with multipurpose gym and bounce house at the Decatur County YMCA. Expires 6/30/2020
•Two Cobble Hill 1,000 piece Christmas theme puzzles
•10 pack of tickets to 2020 season of Symphony on the Prairie, 2 camp chairs & wine from Jim & Jere’ Sturges
•Four 2020 Jimmy Buffett tickets at Riverbend Music Center sponsored by Bruns Gutzwiller and Bedel & Raver, PC
•4 hours of music from the Nuttin Fancy band on an agreeable date and time. They play modern and traditional country, light rock and rock n’ roll from 80’s to today. Expires December 2020. Minimum bid $1,500.
•(Two Packages) Each package contains 2 tickets to the Columbus Philharmonic Holiday Pops concert featuring Madelyn Claire Lego on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. at Columbus North High School—Erne Auditorium, a $50 gift card for dinner at 4th Street Bar and an overnight stay for 2 in a Deluxe room at Hotel Indigo. Donated by Agresta, Storms, & O’Leary, PC, Columbus Philharmonic, and Hotel Indigo
•GoPro HERO7Black Action Camera. Donated by ETC
•1/2 side Stewart Select Angus Beef (auctioned as quarters and $75 gift certificate toward cost of processing each quarter)
from S & G Farms, Inc. and Greensburg Locker
•Pie of the month from Rheadawn Metz
•2 rib eye steaks a month for 6 months donated by Neal’s Chop Shop
•18 holes of golf for 2 from Wyaloosing Creek Golf Course (carts included).
•Golf for three playing with host Ted Sturges at Crooked Stick Golf Club. Expires 11/1/2020
•Four family memberships from “On Target” Driving Range, On Target t-shirts and sleeve of golf balls
•Basket of golf merchandise from Cricket Ridge Golf Club includes golf balls, sunglasses, golf glove, tees, and more
•Titleist golf bag from Don Meyer Ford Mercury
•60” x 73” multi-color scrap jar stars pattern quilt made and donated by Jo and Dana Fledderman
•Re-purposed table with real chalkboard top made and donated by Sandy Nieman
•Hand-made custom re purposed headboard/foot-board bench. Made and donated by Rick Nobbe
•A 2-4T toddlers fully lined reversible full Christmas apron and cooking utensils made and donated by Gail Rueff
•Woman’s reversible full Christmas apron and spatula made and donated by Gail Rueff
•Bourbon barrel glass top pub table with four bar stools from Walters Tire
•$40 gift certificate from Bohman Christmas Tree Farm
•Ugly Christmas Sweater themed basket from Greensburg Decatur County Library
•Vintage Christmas basket from Sarah and Paul Nahmias
•Merry Christmas pillow and two plush decorative ornaments
HOME AND OFFICE
•Black stainless Trinsic Pro Single-Handle spring spout kitchen faucet with pull down sprayer. This faucet has Touch2O Technology and magnetic docking spray head. Model #9659T-KS-DST. Donated by Delta Faucet Company
•$1,000 Shopping Spree from Taff Furniture. Expires 11/1/2020
•Levenstein’s/Abbey Carpet is donating a room makeover which includes carpet for a 12’ x 15’ size room, pad and installation. Must choose from several in stock styles. Also comes with 2 gallons of Benjamin Moore Paint. Expires 11/1/2020
•Indiana State 3’ x 5’ nylon flag flown over the State Capitol on July 4, 2019
•Navy blue and white hamper with rope handles
•Grand Hotel gray and white over sized wall clock
•Handmade hunter green afghan made and donated by Iva Fogle
•Wooden cutting board shaped like the state of Indiana, cheese, crackers, wine and glasses. Donated by Sarah and Paul Nahmias
IN HOME DINNERS AND WINE TASTING
•“Dinner and Newlywed Game”. Enjoy a barbecue dinner and drinks for 4 couples at the home of Bryan and Angie Messer. After dinner the couples will play several rounds of the Newlywed Game with prizes going to the winners. Available on a mutually agreed upon date. The evening will be hosted by the Messers, Rick and Lynn Bewley, and Shawn and Aly Bainbridge.
•“An Evening in our Wine Cellar”. Wine tasting for up to eight people with Bruce and Kathi Corya in their wine cellar. Includes at least 8 bottles of Boutique California wine and light snacks. The tasting can be scheduled any time between April 15, 2020 and October 15, 2020 with mutual agreement of the participants and the hosts.
•Dinner for up to 8 people at the home of Lee and Barb Bohman on their beautiful patio. Must be used between May and October 2020.
•Steak Fry for up to 20 with all the fixin’s from Ricke Consulting, Inc. Expires 11/1/2020
•Barbecue Cookout for 20 people at bidder’s location. Includes meat, two sides and dessert. Available on a mutually-agreed-upon date from Bainbridge Consulting. Expires 11/1/2020
•Dinner for 6 to 8 at the home of Adrian and Karen Scripture. Available on a mutually agreed-upon-date Expiration date: 11/1/2020
•Autographed and framed photo of Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Moon. This is the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Sponsored by RBSK Partners, and Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home
•Money Tree…small artificial Christmas tree decorated with cash and lottery tickets. Donated by Gail Rueff and Beth Wallace
•Gibraltar black all-in-one mailbox and post combo
•Lightweight and fold-able ice-less cooler. Folds flat to store and holds 41 quarts or 60 cans
•Z Shade 10 ft. x 10 ft. blue instant canopy with easy to roll tote bag
•2” diameter October Glory Maple, 10 to 12 ft. tall. Includes delivery and planting in Greensburg area. Donated by Fletcher Landscaping
•Two single sided 3’ x 4’ banners for an individual or business. Full color high resolution digitally printed Green Sign Banners. Includes up to one hour professional design time. Donated by Green Sign Company. Expires 11/1/2020
•$250 gift card from Stone’s Farm Service, Inc. towards one of the following: Echo Brand string trimmer, chainsaw, or blower
•$100 gift certificate to Jackson’s Nursery
•Two 12 count glass bulb string lights
•Ryobi 18V Lithium+ Cordless Jet Fan Leaf Blower
•O.P.I. ten pack of nail polish, base coat, top coat and strengthener and coconut melon hand and body lotion from Absolute Style
•Hair care basket from Main Attraction includes Hot Tools Professional 1” Curl Bar, Bed Head products and more
•Pulsar analogue watch with black band from Stephenson’s Jewelry
•Blackberry Wine Vera Bradley slim wristlet from Sarah and Paul Nahmias
•Gage blue Vera Bradley smartphone wristlet from Sarah and Paul Nahmias
•1 year adult membership and joiners’ fee from the Decatur Co. Family YMCA. Redeem by 6/30/2020
•Six 30 minutes personal training sessions from the Decatur Co. Family YMCA. Redeem by 6/30/2020
•$25 gift card to The Rustic Petal
•Catherine Lillywhite's convertible handbag
•Job Site Boot Dryer
•Canine vaccination package that includes Rabies, DHPP/CV vaccination, 1 year Bordatella vaccination, and one year’s worth of Heartgard heartworm prevention from Animal Medical Hospital. Expires 6/31/2020
•Use this $1,200 gift card towards an intimate dining experience for six to eight in the “Wine Cellar” at St. Elmo Steak House in Indianapolis. Reservations for a private room must be made in advance by calling a private event coordinator at 317-602-6786. Reserve dinner times are for 5:30 pm or 8:15 pm. Select your appetizer, salad, steak, chops and chicken, seafood and dessert from St. Elmo’s fabulous menu. Gratuity not included. Anything over the $1,200 will be the responsibility of the winning bidder. Sponsored by First Federal Savings and Loan and Friends of the United Fund
•Two $50 gift certificates to Stones Family Restaurant
•Carriage on the Square offers dinner for 8 at the restaurant. Includes 1 lb. smoked baby back ribs,
2 sides, scoop of ice cream, and fountain drink for each person. Reservations required. Expires 11/1/2020
SPORTING EVENT TICKETS
•2 tickets to 2020 Brickyard 400 NASCAR race from Bob and Judy Cupp
•4 reserved seats to an Indianapolis Indians game schedule to be played during April or May 2020 at Victory Field. Voucher for these tickets can be redeemed after March 1st, 2020 and must be redeemed before August 31, 2020. Donated by Indianapolis Indians
•Four tickets to the Indiana Pacers game against the 2019 NBA Champion Toronto Raptors on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Two tickets are in the Lower Level, Section 5, row 13, seats 17-18 and two tickets are in Upper Level, Section 205, row 11, seats 1 & 2. Donated by the Delta Faucet Company.
•4 tickets to 2020 FC Cincinnati Home Opener with a 2019 FC Cincinnati jersey signed by the team on 8/2/2019. Donated by
First Financial Bank
•2 tickets to three I.U. Men’s Basketball Games. Games to be announced. Donated by David & Jayne Schlemmer
•4 tickets to Purdue vs. Michigan men’s basketball game on Saturday, February 22, at 2:00 p.m. at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette. Seats are in lower level in Section 16, Row 12, Seats 13 through 16. Donated by Next Generation
SPORTS PICTURES & MEMORABILIA
•An autographed two photo collage of Cincinnati Reds Manager, Sparky Anderson.
•Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts/Denver Broncos Deluxe Framed Autographed 16" X 20" Collage Photograph with career stats inscription. Sponsored by Enneking Auto Body
•Cincinnati Reds framed 150th anniversary collage
•Autographed jersey from NHRA driver Tommy Johnson, Jr., driver of the Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car. Donated by Andy and Peggy Dudley
TRIPS AND OVERNIGHTS
•Pack Up & Go Mystery Destination. Let Pack UP & Go plan your 3 day getaway. Step 1. ..answer a few quick questions through Pack Up & go survey which includes budget, travel dates, travel preferences, and interests. Step 2...Pack UP & Go books your travel & accommodations given your budget. Step 3...A week before your departure, you receive an email that contains weather forecast for your mystery destination, list of items to pack, luggage restrictions, and where to go and when. Step 4...A few days before your trip, you receive an envelope in the mail, which you do NOT open just yet. This envelope contains directions to your accommodation, and your city guide. Step 5: Go to the designated location at the given time, open your envelope, and Pack UP & Go!
•Overnight stay for two at Willis Graves B & B, Kentucky’s #1 B & B. Willis Graves B & B is located in Burlington, Kentucky (www.burligrave.com). Included in this package is dinner at Tousey House Tavern in Burlington.
Sponsored by Farm Credit Mid-America
•”Home for the Holidays” travel package includes a 3 piece travel set, neck pillow and a $200 Southwest Airlines gift card. Donated by Paul and Sarah Nahmias, and Larry and Bev Moore
•Enjoy an overnight stay at an Amish Country Treehouse in Berlin, Ohio. These treehouses are perfect for the adventurous couple or family looking for a unique experience. These treehouses stand 30 to 40 feet off the ground, giving you a true feeling of being in the trees. These one or two bedroom treehouses offer 2 person stone Jacuzzis & fireplaces, living rooms & full kitchens, LCD TV’s, and complimentary internet access. This package includes $150 VISA card for shopping in Berlin Ohio. Berlin is in the heart of the largest Amish settlement in the world is filled with craft stores, gift shops, antique malls, restaurants and more. For more information go to or Sponsored by Larry and Gail Rueff.
•Four tickets to the Open-Air Safari Tour at The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio. This 9,000 plus acres is home to rare and endangered species from around the globe living in open range habitats. Animals include rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. Discover the Wilds from an open-air vehicle and the amazing animals you’ll encounter. Open-Air Safari tours are approximately 2+ hours long. This package comes with a Hilton Gift Card for an overnight stay at Hampton Inn & Suites. Nearest hotel locations are at Zanesville or Cambridge, Ohio. Sponsored by Storie’s Restaurant.
•One room, for up to 4 persons, for 2 nights May 1 – June 30 or August 16 – October 25, 2020 (Sunday thru Thursday arrival/departure pattern) at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Includes $300 gift certificate for food. Sponsored by the Grand Hotel and Ford Abstract
•Overnight stay at the Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio for 6 in the Majestic Bear Suite. Sponsored by The Napoleon State Bank
•Trip to Eden Crest Luxury Cabins in the Great Smoky Mountains. Sponsored by Sam and Carol Koester, Hygrade Excavating, and Wickens and Wickens
•One night stay for two guests at French Lick Springs Hotel. This package includes one round of golf with carts for two on The Donald Ross Course and a $100 gift card to any restaurant on the property. Expires November 30, 2020. Donated by French Lick Resort and Sarah and Paul Nahmias
•Holiday World Splashin Safari for 2 adults and 2 children with an overnight at Best Western. Donated by Andrew and Julie Seiter, Greensburg Veterinary Clinic
•Louisville Experience for Two includes a $200 gift certificate towards a stay at the famous Brown Hotel, a $100 gift certificate for to the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs (where you can choose from a number of different tours offered at Churchill Downs), a gift certificate for two to the Louisville Slugger Museum, a $100 gift certificate to the award winning Jack Fry’s Restaurant and a variety of Kentucky bourbons
•Bad Axe Throwing (badaxethrowing.com) package from Noles Family Dental. Six people for a 2 hour walk-in session at Bad Axe Throwing with dinner at Burger Study (all in downtown Indy).
•Six hour rental of a 2019 20’ Sweetwater Pontoon Boat (6 person max) from Kent’ Harbor, Inc. on Brookville Lake. Valid Monday through Friday only. Expires September 30th, 2020. Includes $40 toward gas.
•Custom DIY experience for 4 people at Board and Brush Creative Studio in Westfield, Indiana. Board and Brush studios offer a vintage, timeless look with accents of black and weathered wood to help cultivate your inner DIY design skills. And each hands-on wood sign workshop teaches you the techniques needed to create a custom piece that looks professionally made. Must be age 16 or older. Pre-registration is required. Sponsored by Arbor Grove Village.
•40 Mile Evening Scenic Jet Boat tour from Rockin Thunder Jet Boat Rides in Madison Indiana for 12. This 2 hour, 40 mile tour takes you up the Ohio River to Carrollton KY then up the Kentucky River to lock 1 built in 1838. Your Coast Guard licensed Captain will point out historic locations, share river stories and help spot wildlife like Bald Eagles, Osprey, Deer and more. Children must be at least 5 years old for this ride. Includes $100 for dinner. Sponsored by Aspen Place Health Campus. Valid until October 2020
•Two admission tickets and one parking pass to the Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens. Expires 11/1/2020
•“Fine Spirits Basket”. Donated by Robin Meyer, Bart & Roxanna Metz, John & Jamie Ripperger
•Exclusive California Wines from Jay and Teresa Hatton
•Wine of the month from The Beverage House
The following desserts will be auctioned off throughout the night
•Cranberry, apple, orange, raisin Holiday Pie from Julia Hunter
•Chocolate Decadence from Sarah Nahmias
•Pumpkin Toffee Cheesecake from Kristy Lowe
•White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake from Cindy McCamment
•Caramel Apple Cheesecake from Joyce Moeller
•Nut Lovers Basket includes an assortment of nuts from Sandy Nieman
•New York Style Cheesecake with Raspberry Topping from Debbie Cox