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Several auctions take place during the Mennonite Relief Sale and are a major source of revenue for the sale.
The General Auction (Sunflower Building North) features a wide spectrum of items such as tractors, tools, antiques, handcrafted furniture and children's toys and décor items. It starts at 6pm on Friday, and resumes at 8:45am on Saturday.
The Quilt Auction (Meadowlark Building) also starts at 8:45am on Saturday and runs concurrently with the General Auction. Both auctions will run throughout the morning and early afternoon on Saturday.
The Silent Auction (Sunflower Building South) is available for viewing Friday night, and bids will be accepted between 8am and Noon on Saturday.
The Children's Auction starts at 10am Saturday in the Pride of Kansas Building.
The Surplus Auction (NEW LOCATION: Sunflower Building South) starts around 2:30pm on Saturday to sell any food items that did not sell out during the sale.
A good ole' fashioned auction featuring a little new, a little old, collectibles and a variety of handcrafted fair. Included will be tractors, tools, antiques, handcrafted furniture and children's toys and décor items.
Each year hundreds of items are donated by Mennonite churches, area businesses and individuals. These donations are essential to making the General Auction possible.
The General Auction will commence Friday 6pm and resume Saturday 8:45pm in the Sunflower Building North. Items to be auctioned at special times will be posted Friday between 1:30-2:30 p.m. Major credit cards accepted at auction.
|A new Sport mower donated by Excel Industries, Hesston, features include a 42" deck, 17.5 HP Briggs & Stratton, very high blade-tip speed for awesome quality of cut, welded steel deck and tubular frame (NOT STAMPED), 18" drive tires, 11" caster tires, hydrostatic transmissions for true zero-degree turning maneuverability, commercial duty, serviceable deck spindles, toughest frame, front forks, and deck in the industry, simplest maintenance in the industry, 3 gallon fuel capacity, and SmoothTrakTM steering with patented automatic park brake system|
|1950 Plymouth 4 door sedan donated by Tom and Connie Bunn|
|1985 Toronado, incredible luxury car in mint condition, donated by John and Deloris Grey|
|1949 Model R Minneapolis Tractor donated by R.J. Bartel Family, Hillsboro|
|1947 B International Harvester Tractor, recently been restored by Irvin and Evelyn Harms, Moundridge|
|1943 Model H International Harvester Tractor, very nicely restored tractor with professional paint job, donated by Lauren Enns, Hillsboro|
|(2) 1982 Urban Express mopeds, 50cc, excellent gas mileage, excellent condition|
|Rascal AutoGo 550 power scooter. Features & Benefits: folds down for storage and transport under-seat mesh bag and front basket · 10 mile range on a charge · includes 2nd battery pack; charge in any outlet · like-new .. has less than 10 hours of drive-time · advertised new price-$3795; new 2nd battery-$249|
|Doll-size oak furniture including a bed, high-chair and chest of drawers w/mirror created by Loren & Leona Brandt, Tabor Church|
|This is a John Deere Farm Wagon and Horses built by the late Frank G. Koehn. This is one of several that Frank built for the Kansas MCC Sale back in the mid-80's. Completely hand made. It is donated by his daughter Leona Brandt, Tabor Church.|
|Antique Reed Organ donated by Mike Combs, Organ Specialist, Newton, KS|
|Handcrafted Cypress and Cedar Adirondack Chairs, built by Tom, John, Austin, Fred, Luke, and Bill Unruh - Tabor Mennonite Church|
|Curio Cabinet 64" tall x 35" wide x 15" deep donated by Justina Neufeld, North Newton|
|Oak Blanket Chest made by Ron Peters.|
A Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale sale bill is available in Mid-March at area business and at the MCC Central States office in North Newton. Sale bill items and additional pictures will also be posted here as they become available.
The Quilts Page has full details about the Quilt Auction, including the Quilt Gallery -- a list with photos of this year's quilts!
The quilt display opens on Friday and the auction begins Saturday at 8:45am, continuing to mid-afternoon. It all takes place in the Meadowlark Building at the South-West corner of the fairgrounds.
The annual KMRS Silent Auction features a wide variety of items such as golf packages, antiques, and hand-crafted items. Items are available for viewing Friday at 5pm in the Sunflower South Building. Bidding is from 8am - Noon on Saturday, April 9. Individuals can bid on any item as many times as they wish during the allotted time. There is a minimum bid plus bidding increments on each item.
Items on the block thus far include:
|Antique Butter Churn|
|A 14K yellow Gold Marquise and baguette diamond ring. donated by Gemstone Jewelers, Inc., Derby, Kansas|
|Autographed KU basketball|
|An autographed photo of Bill Snyder, Kansas State University head football coach, at the Cooper Bowl|
Items not picked up by 2pm are taken to the General Auction.
For more information or to donate an item, contact Matt and Amy Schmidt at 316-283-2791 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale is sponsoring it's annual Children's Auction.
Children, accompanied by an adult, are invited to bid on items such as games, dolls and more. The auction's purpose is to teach children that no matter their size all can play a roll in helping the needy of our world.
The auction is scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 9, in the Pride of Kansas Building.
A child and their accompanying adult are asked to sign up for a biding number at the site of the auction starting at 9 a.m.
As the sale comes to a close on Saturday, all surplus items are gathered from the various booths. The items are auctioned at the Surplus Auction in the Sunflower Building South (NOTE THE NEW LOCATION!) starting around 2:30pm.
For more information on the time and location of each auction,
visit the Schedule and Directory page.
Donors should report donated auction items for pre-sale publicity to Becky Blough, 10333 N. Willow Lake Road, Moundridge, KS 67107, phone 620-345-3088, email@example.com
For more information about the General Auction, contact Rod Chrystie, chair, at 620-665-7406, or Arlin Buller, vice-chair.
Send financial contributions to Tim Miller, treasurer, Kansas MCC Relief Sale, 4805 Broadacres Rd., Hutchinson, KS 67501.
More contact information is available here.