Challenge' offering nice prizes, great auctions, fantastic food on October 15
Over 40 booths will be
open at the 2012 Chamber Challenge, set to open its doors at 5 p.m. on Monday,
October 15, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Scottsburg.
This annual fund-raiser
for the Greater Scott County Chamber of Commerce's educational activities is
going to be bigger this year with a lot of extremely nice prizes offered by
those organizations and businesses with booths and during the lively auction
Tommy Cull will be the
evening's auctioneer, offering some of the more spectacular items provided by
local and area businesses.
Walking into the event
will cost $5, but visitors get a lot for that amount. Great food will be
offered. A silent auction and a 50/50 giveaway is scheduled. Each booth will
have a gift or basket filled with items worth $25 or more, which can be won by
lucky raffle ticket holders.
The evening will end at 8
What can be won? A
sightseeing cruise for two aboard the Belle of Louisville is among offerings,
So is a snazzy, bright red scale model child's Camaro provided by John Jones GM
City, and an IU basketball autographed by Coach Tom Crean.
How about a Direct Link
personal protection device with a year's free service? That's worth $600 and is
offered by Home Helpers.
There's also a $100 gift
certificate from Graceful Images Portrait Studio, a one-week getaway package to
Gatlinburg, Tn., offered by Hardy's Cafe; a darling handmade Raggedy Ann doll
donated by the Old Home Place; a scale model of the Pigeon Roost pioneer log
cabin donated by Dorrel Harrison; a snazzy purse from TJ's Purses; a ghost tour
basket from the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum; a package worth over
$100 given by the Louisville Mega Cavern; a Cincinnati Red flag and figure;
tickets for four people to enjoy a Louisville Bats game at Slugger Field;
tickets to the Kentucky Derby Museum; a
purse and wallet contributed by American National Insurance agent Marissa
Empson; gallery passes to the Kentucky Science Center; a $100 gift card from
Mr. Foto; homemade persimmon pudding from the kitchen of the Chamber's
administrative assistant, Carolyn Brown; two dolls and a purse donated by
Changes Unlimited; two Nike golf shirts from Hanson Stone; a $50 gift
certificate from Jeeves and Company; two tickets for a dinner and show at Derby
Dinner Playhouse; beautifully handcrafted items from woodworkers David and
Kathi Bartle; tickets to the Children's Museum in Indianapolis; a tabletop
copier and scanner from M&M Office Products; and gift cards from Cracker
Barrel, Squire Boone Caverns, Big Splash Adventure at French Lick, Marengo Cave
Park, Sante Fe Restaurant and Joe Huber's Farm and Restaurant.
more prizes this week," advised Roxanna Bixler, one of this year's
chairmen of Chamber Challenge. "There's some great stuff here that nearly
everyone will enjoy."
Booths have been reserved
by Infinte Beauty Salon and Spa, Green Owen Insurance Agency, Graceful Images,
Schuler Bauer Real Estate, United
Way of Scott
Center and Museum, Scott Memorial
Printing, Shannon Gross, Simply Elegant Wedding.
Avon, Kim Cox, Hickory
Creek of Scottsburg, Alcorn, Goering and Sage L.L.P., Bob and Kev's Barbecue,
CEASe of Scott County, Boys and Girls Clubs, Riley Campbell, Concrete
Solutions, Max Powder Coating.
Ole Home Place, Hampton
Oaks Health Campus, M&M Office Products, Old National Bank, Scott School
District 2, Goin' Postal, Gilley's Car Wash,
Scottsburg Kiwanis Club, Sky Sport Fitness, Scott County State Bank, Scott
Villa Living Center, Midwest Natural Gas Corp.
Dentistry, John Jones GM City, ISU Insurance and Investment Group, Via Charter
School, Goat Milk Stuff, Structural Engineering, Graceful Images 2, Home
Helpers, Scott County Community Foundation, Lip Gloss Studio and CASA.
"This is a great
evening to get information about businesses and organizations that offer all
sorts of services, have a lot of fun talking with people, bidding on items
you'd like to have and eating terrific food," said Bixler. "We invite
everyone to come on out!"