The benches silent auction bidding will be online and in-person. The minimum bid for a bench is $400. The benches can be delivered within the Frederick, Maryland area. Bids can be for a specific amount or an amount such as “up to $950 going $25 over the highest bid below that amount*.” Bids must be in $25 increments. Bids will be in a “sealed envelope” rather than a typical auction format.
Specifics: Bidding ends at 5:00 PM on Saturday, May 5, 2018. In-person bids can only be made at The Arc at Market Street on Saturday, May 5 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM, which is when the benches are available for viewing. Bids online must be sent to Shauna Mulcahy at The Arc at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 PM on Saturday, May 5. All email bids that are received will be acknowledged. Winners will be notified of winning bids on Monday, May 7 and Tuesday, May 8. All decisions as to winning bids/bidders will be made by The Arc of Frederick County at its sole discretion.
*For example - Someone else bids $700, so you get the bench for $725. Someone else bids $1,000, you do not get the bench because your top bid is $950.