It’s Holiday Auction Time, by Carla Ruschival

It’s a holiday celebration! It’s bidding and buying and lots of holiday fun! ACB’s fourth annual Holiday Auction will be coming to you live on ACB Radio from Louisville, Ky. on Sunday, Dec. 6, from 7 to 11 p.m. Eastern (4 to 8 p.m. Pacific).
 
Kick off the holiday season in style. Join in the fun from anywhere in the country, from any computer or any telephone.
 
The ACB Radio staff and Holiday Auction Committee are teaming up to bring you a wonderful shopping experience and the perfect opportunity to support ACB Radio! Whether you are searching for that special gift for a loved one or a holiday surprise for yourself, the 2015 Holiday Auction has it all: sparkling jewelry, mouth-watering holiday treats, exquisite music boxes, and gifts for everyone on your list. There’s a Shirley Temple doll in her original box, a beautiful quilt handcrafted by our own Margarine Beaman, a special issue University of Kentucky basketball signed by Karl-Anthony Towns (2015 NBA number-one draft pick), and so much more.
 
Auction preview pages are now available on the ACB web site; follow the Holiday Auction link at www.acb.org to browse the preview pages and choose the items on which you plan to bid.
 
Then, on Dec. 6 between 7 and 11 p.m. Eastern, tune in to ACB Radio by computer at www.acbradio.org, or by telephone by dialing (605) 475-8130. Michael McCarty and Carla Ruschival will once again be your on-air hosts; Larry Turnbull and Jim Fenn will be in the studios, working behind the scenes to keep us on the air; and Patti Cox and Paula Wiese will be taking your calls and registering your bids.
 
Bidding is easy, and will be fast and furious. Two telephone numbers and multiple telephone lines will allow us to quickly take your bids.
 
To bid on an item, listen for it to be announced on the air. Call 1-877-904-1080 or (502) 571-1080 to place your bid. If you receive a busy signal, hang up and try again. Please note that there are more local lines available, so you may wish to use the 502 number for bidding.
 
Items will be shipped to winners as soon as possible. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer. Payment must be made by credit or debit card; sorry, no checks or cash payments can be accepted due to the short processing time.
 
Homemade treats will be shipped by the donor; all other items will ship from the ACB Minnesota office.
 
Happy bidding, and thanks in advance for your support of ACB Radio.