Inaugural First Season Online Auction to Support Tin Mountain
Online Auction runs 5:00 PM Sat. March 28 – 5:00 PM Sun. April 5
For Immediate Release [Albany, NH] The clocks have moved forward, the birds are singing and the sap is flowing – all signs that it’s time for spring and Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s First Season event. In an effort to keep everyone safe and well and despite a few hic-cups along the way, the Inaugural First Season Online Auction will ready for your bid beginning 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 28 (a date and time already on many calendars) through 5:00 PM on Sunday, April 5. The catalog is open and available for viewing (you don’t have to register to look at the catalog) at charityauction.bid/Firstseason2020 or through a link on the Tin Mountain Website at info and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.
This year’s online auction features colorful handmade quilts, exquisite jewelry, one-of-a-kind artwork and photography, delicious treats as well as many useful and unique item as well as wonderful gift certificates. You may want to mix and match items and gift certificates for example bid on the estate diamond and amethyst ring and the gift certificate for pastoral services for a wedding ceremony or combine the dental exam gift certificate with the cookie of the month or a delicious pie or creamy, fudge. Combine exquisite jewelry and a gift certificate for a night on the town with dinner and a show. For the outdoor enthusiast there are gift certificates for lift tickets, cross country ski passes, snowmobiling rentals, boat rides, whale watches and more. For the music lover, there are four gift certificates for Stone Mountain and if you want to get a bird’s eye view of the White Mountains be sure to bid on the plane ride. There are antique handmade wooden canoe paddles, a complete kayak package and beautiful original artwork by local artists and photographers. Camp scholarships, Tin Mountain memberships and High School Scholarships are also available as “Buy it Now” items.
All proceeds from First Season support the ongoing environmental education, conservation and research programs offered by Tin Mountain throughout the year. Auction proceeds support school and camp programs, the Nature Program Series, expand conservation and research programs, and provide computers, printers, as well as ‘keeping the lights on’ at the Nature Learning Center and Tin Mountain’s other facilities.
Thank you to all the thoughtful and generous donations from local businesses, residents and sponsors that provide continued support for First Season and Tin Mountain Conservation Center. Special thanks to our sponsors: Lupine Pet, Eastern Propane & Oil, Chalmers Insurance, The Soaking Pot Infusion Spa, Mason & Mason Insurance, Green Thumb Farms, Country Consulting Group, Hastings Malia, Infinger Insurance, Green Mountain Furniture, Crest Auto, The Oxford House, Hart’s Restaurant, Hannafords, Varsity Beverages, Lindt Chocolate, Valley Auto, Fryeburg Academy, Fryeburg Fair, Conway Daily Sun, Outside Television, WMWV 93.5, Magic 104 FM, Easy 95.3, Valley Promotions, Northway Bank.
We’ll miss seeing and catching up with everyone during this year’s First Season and yet take comfort knowing that folks are following the health guidelines, staying home and practicing social distancing. We hope you remain safe and well and look forward to seeing you on the trails and at the Nature Learning Center soon.