Trekkers’ 8th Annual Auction will take place on Saturday, November 3 at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. Doors will open at 5:00pm. The silent auction bidding will take place from 5:00-700pm. The live auction bidding, with auctioneer Bruce Gamage, begins at 7:00pm. Hundreds of items will be up for bid, from gift certificates to local stores to unique travel experiences. There is a $10 admission at the door, which includes beverages, hors d’oeuvres and sweets.
The lead sponsor for the event is Fisher Engineering, with a donation of a Fisher HT series 7 ½’ HT Straight Blade plow, valued at $5827. The HT Series™ snow plow was specifically designed for a half-ton 4-wheel drive pickup truck and engineered with all the features that make FISHER® snow plows the choice of the pros. You and your half-ton will be rigged and ready for snow.The winning bid for the plow includes the cost of the mounts, controller and harness kit; cost of installation is not included.
In addition to the Fisher® plow, you will be able to bid for adventure and bid for fun as the auction will include two South Africa Photo Safaris, artwork, several island getaways, services, jewelry, outdoor items and experiences, gift certificates for lodging, fitness and restaurants, and more to get your holiday shopping off to a great start. Absentee bids will be available on the Fisher® Plow, South Africa Photo Safaris and selected artwork (absentee bid form is posted online).
Thank you to our generous sponsors, including our Lead Sponsor Fisher Engineering, along with the Owls Head Transportation Museum.
For more information about the Auction, go to www.trekkers.org; or contact the Trekkers office (207) 594-5095. Trekkers is a non-profit organization providing a long-term program that connects young people with caring mentors and leverages out-of-classroom expeditionary learning to help them grow into resilient and responsible adults. Trekkers was founded in 1994 as an outdoor-based, youth mentoring organization that now serves 240 seventh through twelfth-grade students from the Midcoast communities of Owls Head, Thomaston, South Thomaston, Rockland, Cushing and St. George. In 2017, the Trekkers Training Institute was founded to train other youth development professionals throughout the state in the Trekkers model.