The Big “C” Christmas Fantasy Silent Auction remains open for bidding through December 7

Christmas Fantasy Silent Auction displays available at several Waukon locations with bidding open to December 7 ... The Veterans Memorial Hospital Health Care Foundation “Big C” Christmas Fantasy Silent Auction will remain open for bids through the end of the business day Monday, December 7. Over 70 items are on display at 11 different locations in Waukon to promote ‘shopping at home’ this holiday season. Pictured in the surrounding photos are several of these displays located at Waukon Chamber of Commerce/Allamakee County Economic Development, Epic Wear, Upper Iowa Insurance and Teslow’s Formal Wear. Submitted photos.

The 29th annual Veterans Memorial Hospital Health Care Foundation Christmas Fantasy Silent Auction event will remain open only through December 7. The “Big C” Silent Auction is located within many local businesses in Waukon, all in an effort to promote ‘shopping at home’ this holiday season. These auction items not only offer a variety of Christmas gifts for sale locally, but encourage shoppers to do more local holiday shopping in safe settings, decreasing the amount of out-of-town shopping and creating more local store traffic, helping the local businesses.

Silent Auction items can be found at the following locations: Cunningham Hardware, Epic Wear, Hartig Drug, Howards Home Furnishings, Krambeer Barber Shop/Hair Body & Mind Salon and Day Spa, Say Now!, Teslow’s Formal Wear, Upper Iowa Insurance, Waukon Chamber of Commerce and Allamakee County Economic Development, Waukon State Bank and WW Homestead Dairy. All bidding will cease at close of the business day at these locations Monday, December 7. Shoppers are invited to stop back at these businesses and increase their bids anytime up until that date.

Silent Auction rules are posted at each location. First and foremost, all shoppers are asked to wear a mask at all times upon entering these businesses. They are also asked to use the hand sanitizer provided before they bid and again following. Also, all bids must be placed in person. Bids cannot be taken over the phone by calling the business location, but again bidders are welcome to stop back in person to increase their bids.

All of these silent auction displays can be found at and on the Veterans Memorial Hospital Facebook page as well as Instagram. The details for each display as well as the hours these businesses are open for bidding is all provided.

For more information on the 2020 “Big C” Christmas Fantasy Silent Auction, call Erin Berns at Veterans Memorial Hospital at 563-568-3411.

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