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Items in Silent Auction Fundraiser for Burnt Lands Alvar 

The auction will take place during MVFN’s 2015 Spring Gathering, May 21 at Almonte Civitan Community Hall, Almonte. You must reserve/purchase tickets by Thursday, May 14, 2015 (ticket purchase details below).

The following are the items listed thus far for bidding in the silent auction fundraiser at MVFN’s 2015 Spring Gathering. All proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the Burnt Lands Alvar Campaign to preserve Burnt Lands Alvar.

  • Crewing on a sailboat and dinner

  • Cruising on a sail boat and lunch

  • Nature tour

  • A day of birding in Prince Edward county

  • A biodynamic massage

  • A geological Alvar tour

  • A monthly bouquet of fresh flowers delivered to a person living alone

  • One cubic yard of compost delivered

  • 2 hand-made dolls

  • birch bark embroidery

  • A Reiki treatment

  • A variety of paintings and fine art  with a nature theme

  • Package from Soul Sense

  • A night of musical entertainment

  • A variety of  nature books

  • Garden tour and lunch for 6

  • Home styling/staging

  • Bilingual Home tutoring- elementary

  • Spanish lessons

  • Custom framing

  • One homemade butterscotch pie

  • A rock and roll golf putter

  • Garden consultation

  • Garden nymph

  • massage treatment certificate

  • Aboriginal painting

  • Organic meat ($40)

  • Large bag of bird seed

  • Audubon book

NOTE: Tickets for the Spring Gathering Reception/Dinner/Presentation and Silent Auction must be reserved or purchased in advance by Thursday, May 14. Tickets: Brenda Boyd: or 613-256-2706 ; Gilligallou Bird Store, Almonte; Reads Book Shop, CP; The Office, Perth.