ABTB Treasures or Trash a big success

March 4, 2013

On behalf of the Women’s Social Group at Angola by the Bay, I would like to thank all those who participated in our very successful Treasures or Trash antique road show held Feb. 22 at our clubhouse. We raised nearly $1,500 in support of a scholarship for a teen from our community.


Charlene Upham and Steve Blumenaur of Charlene Upham Antiques donated their time to carefully examine hundreds of items brought in by local residents. We can’t thank them enough for their time, expertise and patience. We look forward to having them again as do all who attended.


Augmenting the appraisals was a silent auction supported by local businesses that provided gift certificates. They include Annabella’s, Blue Water Grill, Big Fish Grill, The Brick, Cabo, Captain’s Table, Cultured Pearl, Edible Arrangements, Espuma, The Georgia House, Henlopen City Oyster House, Irish Eyes, Mariachi, Ocean Grill, Pelican Grill, Pickled Pig Pub, Rehoboth Ale House, Robin Hood Restaurant, The Rookery, Rose and Crown, 1776 Steakhouse, Striper Bites, Giant Food and Harris Teeter. Baywood Green provided a round of golf. We thank them all; without their support we could not have achieved our goal.


During the four-hour event refreshments donated by members of the social group were enjoyed by all. They included a wide assortment of sandwiches and baked goods. My personal thanks go to group members who helped plan, advertise and run the event with special thanks to our President Chris Gambler who secured nearly all the gift certificates, an effort which took many hours over many days.


Without the support of the community at large who came with items to appraise, our fundraiser would not have been a success. We thank each and every one and hope they enjoyed the experienced.


Judy Kane

Women’s Social Group

Angola by the Bay

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