Bazaar Guidelines2007 by 091yM18

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									                          2007 Bazaar Donation Guidelines

Our annual Bizarre Bazaar is Saturday, November 10 from 8:30am – 2:00pm. The
bazaar is our yearly sale of items donated by church members, friends, and neighbors.
Proceeds are used for our vibrant church programs.

Listed below are guidelines about what we take for the bazaar. Also see list of what we
don’t take at the end of this article.

All items must be clean, useable and not broken. A good guideline is to donate items to
the bazaar you would give to a friend. If it’s dirty, broken, stained, moldy, has missing
parts, please dispose of it yourself. We gladly accept items in the categories listed below.
If you have a question about a particular item, please contact the Room Chair listed with
each section or Mary Lanigan, Bazaar Chair.

White Elephant (Housewares): Small appliances (e.g. microwaves, blenders,
crockpots, coffeemakers, rice steamers); cookware such as pots and pans, utensils; dishes,
decorative items, picture frames, artwork, Christmas decorations, tools, vacuum cleaners,
pet equipment, bed linens in good condition (please indicate size), good bedspreads,
blankets, table linens, kitchen or bath rugs, luggage. No curtain rods, blinds, or bed
frames. Contact Pat or Steve Einhorn

Books, CDs, Records: Hardbacks and paperbacks including children’s books, books on
tape, videos, CDs, DVDs and vinyl records. Good condition please – no moldy or
damaged books. No textbooks, encyclopedias or magazines. Contact Stephanie Kreps

Women’s Boutique Clothing: High (Consignment Shop) quality. Good quality dresses,
pantsuits, blouses, sweaters, slacks, coats, jackets, and fine quality accessories (e.g. silk
scarves, name-brand handbags). Clothes must be on hangers. No shoes, sleepwear,
socks, underwear, bathing suits, tees, or shorts. NO rips, broken zippers, spots, or missing
buttons. Contact Kathy Ellwood or Terrie Barr

Jewelry: Costume jewelry, silver jewelry, jewelry boxes, watches. Contact Kathy Yetz

Men’s Clothing (new this year): Suits, jackets, outerwear, polo shirts, dress shirts,
sweaters, trousers, jeans. Must be on hangers. No underwear, socks, shoes or boots.

Children’s Clothes: For children up to age 12: Baby clothes, toddler matching outfits,
dresses, sweaters, fleece, outerwear (coats, jackets, raincoats, snowsuits), rain or snow
boots, Halloween costumes. Must be clean and wearable (please wash and iron if
possible). Neatly folded if not on hangers. No rips, nasty spots, mold, or mildew. No
underwear, socks, pajamas, shoes, shorts, mismatched tops. Contact Karen Pittleman or
Jan Popp.
Toys: Toys and games. Be sure toys and equipment have all the pieces/parts, are clean,
and have not been recalled because of safety concerns. No “adult” games please or toys
with magnets. Most of the proceeds from this room help to pay for the Boston Trip, so
please donate some nice things for the junior high kids to sell. Contact Virginia Cook

Baby Equipment: Strollers, changing tables, etc. in good condition only. No cribs or
car seats. Please make sure the item has not been recalled for safety concerns. Contact
Elaine Allen

Silent Auction: Nicer collectibles - new items, fine jewelry, antiques, objects d’art
especially from other cultures, etc. Include information about the item on Special Item
Form. Contact Paulette Campbell or Marie Reed

eBay Sales of fine quality items (new this year - in lieu of Live Auction): If you have a
valuable item that is worth $50 or more that would be of interest to a world wide auction
audience, please fill out Special Item Form and bring it to special intake area during
Bazaar week. Estate sale type items, one-of-a kind items, antiques (e.g. small table or
vase), collections, etc. Contact Kathy Ellwood

Electronics and Computers: Computers that work (complete systems only, up to seven
years old – newer preferred), stereos (working!), musical instruments, computer software,
video games, small working TVs, office equipment, printers (five years old or newer – or
laser). Please include instruction manuals, installation discs/CDs and cables. Contact Dan
Pierce or Dennis Wellnitz

Sporting Goods: Sports equipment (small) and bicycles (good condition). No treadmills,
exercise bikes, large exercise equipment. Contact Herb Winkler

Baked Goods, Breakfast and Lunch Foods – Cookies (various types), brownies,
cupcakes, whole cakes, breads, pies, etc. Bring baked goods packaged ready to sell in zip
lock bags, individually wrapped, etc. Label what the item is. Breakfast items (muffins,
cinnamon rolls, bagels, breakfast casserole, strata, etc.). Lunch foods – chili (vegetarian,
meat, turkey, etc.), soups, salads for the salad bar (pasta, fruit, vegetable, slaws, gelatin,
etc.) Salad greens will be purchased in bulk. Bring soup and chili in crockpot. Food
donations accepted on day of bazaar. Baked goods can be accepted on Friday night
before the bazaar. Contact Pat Chapin or Karla Timmons

								
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