Newspaper Article 1991 – Big response for charity auction

Big response for charity auction

Hastings Rotary Club officers, from left, secretary Derek Burns, project chairman Charlie Trask and president Frank Crist are pictured setting out some of the hundreds of articles for sale in the club’s charity bazaar and auction on Saturday.

“We’ve had a wonderful response from the public to our appeal for unwanted but saleable goods,” Mr Trask said.

“We’ll have clothing, bedding, furniture, home appliances, mowers, garden tools, books, an electric organ, 35 bicycles and a beautiful dinner set.”

Two Hastings auctioneers, Jim Harvey and Peter McLean, have offered their services free, and all the goods in the auction will be sold without reserve.

The bazaar and auction starts at 8.30am in the former Bay Carpets warehouse in Southland Road, opposite the St John Ambulance Hall. Half the proceeds will go to the Hastings Citizen’s Band to help replace instruments damaged after its clubrooms were broken into.

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