‘Silent auction’ bids to boost hospital fete takings

Bidding to take place on-line and on Bank Holiday Monday

Crowborough Hospital Fete organisers hope to get the Bank Holiday Monday event off to a flyingstartfinanciallywitha‘silentauction’ofprizesdonatedbylocalbusinesses. People will be able to bid for them by email ahead of the fete and on the day itself, 29th August.The winning bids will be announced towards the end of the day at about 5pm.

The five items in the silent auction are:

  1. A round of golf for four players, donated by Crowborough Beacon Golf Club. The value of this prize is £180 and a reserve has been set at £70.
  2. Sunday lunch for four at Barnsgate Manor. Value £98. Reserve £40.
  3. Weekday afternoon tea for two at Ashdown Park Hotel, Wych Cross. Value £60. Reserve £25.
  4. Two free children’s tickets (aged 2-16) to Drusillas Park near Alfriston when a paying adult accompanies each. Value £33. Reserve £15.
  5. A voucher for Jarvis Brew in Station Approach, Crowborough. Value £20. Reserve £8.

To place your bid, send an email to Ricky Booth, chairman of the Hospital Fete Committee – ku.gr1506462750o.hco1506462750f@ete1506462750f1506462750 – specifying the item or items you wish to bid for, your bid(s) and the maximum amount you are prepared to offer for each item selected. Please also include your telephone number.

“Good luck, everyone,” says Ricky, “and please try to be generous to help the 2016 hospital be a big success.”

Press enquiriesto: RogerBishop, Press&Publicity, Friends of Crowborough Hospital. Tel: 07545 294623 or send a note to: ku.gr1506462750o.hco1506462750f@sse1506462750rp1506462750