Auction

May 31 & June 1, 2024

Auction Schedule

Friday May 31

  • 4-7:00 pm – Down Home Dinner (eat-in or drive-thru)
  • 4-9:00 pm – Treasures & Treats (in hallway between Gyms 1 & 2)
  • 5:45 pm – Student Auction (in Gym 2) 
  • 6:15 pm – General Auction Begins
  • 7:30 pm – Theme Baskets
  • 8:00 pm – Gift Certificate Auction
  • 8:45 pm – Food from “Down Home Dinner”

Saturday June 1

  • 6-9:30 am – “All You Can Eat” Breakfast Buffet
  • 8:30 am – General Auction Begins
  • 8:30 am – Landscape Auction (outside Middle School entrance) 
  • 9:00 – Gift Certificates
  • 9 am – 3 pm – All Children’s Games
  • 9 am – 3 pm Treasures & Treats (in hallway between Gyms 1 & 2)
  • 10:00 am – Theme Baskets
  • 11:00 am – Men’s Auction 
  • 12:00 pm – Special Features
  • 1:30 pm – Theme Baskets
  • 2:15 pm – General Merchandise 

Auction Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Dutch Valley Food Distributors
  • Hot Frog Media
  • LNB Management
  • Martin Paving
  • Paul B Zimmerman
  • Twin Pine Ford
  • CNS Driver Training
  • Diamond Floor Innovations, LLC
  • C.E. Pontz Sons
  • Bomberger’s Store, Inc.

Gold Sponsors

  • D & S Flooring
  • National Christian Foundation – Lancaster
  • Landmark Homes
  • Walz Group
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices-The Brad Zimmerman Team

Silver Sponsors

  • Bk Business Solutions
  • Bollinger Builders
  • Groff Bus Company
  • Hershey Advisors
  • Home Improvement Outlet
  • KLB Masonry
  • LL Groff & Son, Inc
  • Bath Barn
  • Pine Tree Motors
  • Saylor Countertops
  • Utility Keystone Trailers
  • Weaver Energy
  • Weaver Garage
  • Coldwell Banker Realty – The Wissler Team
  • Legacy Door Co.
  • Rawhide Guide Service, LLC
  • Mill 72 Bake Shop & Cafe
  • Vault Mobile Storage
  • John D. Stauffer Auctioneers
  • Martin & Rutt Auctioneers
  • John Stauffer – H.K. Keller

Bronze Sponsors

  • Balsbaugh Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Brookside Brothers
  • Cobblestone Landscape
  • Covenant CPA
  • Gibbel, Kraybill & Hess
  • The Hess Agency
  • Haverstick Brothers Inc.
  • Heritage Tree Farm
  • Homestead Nutrition
  • North Group Consultants
  • Lititz Orthodontics
  • Martin Tire
  • Rocky Ridge Auto
  • Rohrer’s Construction
  • Rohrer’s Incorporated
  • The Shingleling Brothers
  • Toothsmiths
  • WJTL
  • Trout CPA
  • Matthew’s Painting & Wallpapering Inc.
  • Zimtech Exteriors LLC
  • Benjamin Chikes Orthodontics
  • Simon Lever

Special Features

1. Jule’s Famous Flatbread

Buy a bag of yummy goodness.  Enjoy Jule Samara’s traditional 1st Century-style Arab flatbread which will be made fresh Saturday morning over an open fire!  One bag contains 5 pieces.

Donated and Made by Jule Samara

2. Among the Trees – Ohiopyle Luxury Treehouse Adventure

Take a weekend to get away with your family and unwind in a one-of-kind treehouse just minutes from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and Ohiopyle.  Located more than 1/4 mile off the county road, you will only hear the birds chirping as you sit on the covered patios taking in the beauty of the surrounding hardwoods and ferns.  While you stay at Ohiopyle Luxury Treehouse you can also enjoy a morning hike on the mile long private hiking trail that will take you across a clear mountain stream, into the canopies of the mountain laurels and through a rock boulder field.  This treehouse has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and sleep a family of 6.  This package also includes a cooler and a $100 gift card from Weaver’s Market to help you stock up on food.

Donated by LAMS Patrons and Gift Card from Weaver’s Market

3. Pool Party and Dinner

What better way to kick off summer vacation with a pool party and a meal!  You get to relax and someone else cleans up!  Plus all the meat for the evening will be provided courtesy of Smoketown Meats.  This event is for up to 16 people and hosted at the home of DJ and Emily in Lititz.  A date can be chosen by winning bidder after purchased.

 Donated by DJ and Emily Weaver & Phil  and Steph Benedict

4. Longwood Gardens

Grab another couple or make it a girl’s trip to spend 2 nights soaking in the beauty of Longwood Gardens.  Longwood strives to highlight nature’s splendor with 5 unique seasons such as the festival of fountains, Chrysanthemum festival and Longwood Christmas to name a couple.  Your package includes accommodations for two nights, 4 admission tickets to Longwood, allowance for meals including dinner at Terrain.

Donated by LAMS Patrons

5. Beach House

Spend a long weekend at the beach in OCNJ.  This house has 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths and a fully equipped kitchen.  This beach house getaway is located a block from the beach and sleeps 10.  You must provide your own towels and linens.  You can choose your dates between January 4 – May 8, 2024, based upon availability.

Donated by Matt and Karen Burkholder

6. Live Edge Wood Table and Coffee Table

These handcrafted tables, each with it’s own design, are a must for your home!  The live edge cherry coffee table is 2″x22″x54″.  The combination of the thick black legs and cherry make this piece stand out!  Elvin has also handcrafted 2 cherry live edge 3.5″x21″ round end tables.  These pieces are equally as stunning and would go great in your living room, entry way or bedroom.

Donated and handcrafted by Elvin Groff

7. Couples Get-Away —– Bear Mountain, NY

Grab your sweetie for a planned or perhaps a surprise get-away to the Bear Mountain Inn or Lodge located in Hudson Valley, NY for 2 nights.  The Inn and Lodge are located in Bear Mountain State Park and overlooking the shores of Hessian Lake.  This is a perfect place to relax or take in the scenery with hiking.  This destination is listed on the Top 25 List of Historic Hotels of America.  Your stay at the Inn or Lodge includes breakfast and an allowance for dinners.

Donated by a LAMS Patron

8. Montana Spring Bear Hunt

A hunter’s dream – Big Sky country of Montana!  This experience of a life-time is for a 1 person “1 on 1” Spot and Stalk Spring Bear Hunt May 5th through May 10th, 2024.  This hund is organized and guided by ?Rawhide Guide Service, who have years of experience in providing successful hunts of many types.  The Spring Bear Hunt package includes your transportation to and from Bozeman airport, gratuities and tips, lodging and home cooked meals.  The hunts are accessed via 4-wheel drive pickups or side x side and will be a 6 day fully guided hunt.

Important to know -this hunt doesn’t include your Montana Bear license ($375), travel and airfare costs and meat processing and taxidermy fees.  **If listed date in not possible, you can contact Roy for other dates available in May.

Donated by Roy Reiff of Rawhide Guide Service

9. Breeo Smokeless Fire Pit

Take your traditional campfires up a notch with the X-Series Breeo Smokeless Fire Pit.  The x24 is the perfect size for hosting friends and family and includes all the cooking capabilities you will need.  A Breeo Smokeless Fire pit has a lifetime warranty and their base of operations are right here in Lancaster County.

Donated by Legacy Door Co.

10. Splish Splash — Kalahari Waterpark

Gather your family and make your way to the Poconos to experience Kalahari Waterparks.  No matter the time of year or the weather, you can find lots of fun in either their indoor or outdoor waterpark.  If the weather is nice, the outdoor waterpark is included in your one day pass.  Their indoor waterpark has 220,000 square feet filled with water and includes different options for all ages and levels, such as the barreling baboon, cheetah race, flow-rider and the lazy river.  This experience is for a 1 night stay for a family of 5 and includes 3 meals.

Donated by LAMS Patron

11. Winter Blues Getaway

Enjoy a 5-night, 6 day getaway to beautiful Bradenton, Florida.  Bradenton is located along Florida’s Gulf Coast, south of Tampa Bay and north of Sarasota.  Your home for this getaway includes 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and sleeps 8 and is only 6 miles from the beach.  Winning bidder has until date of Auction 2024 to use, based upon availability/with blackout dates during peak season.

Donated by LAMS Patron Family

12. Summer Floral Centerpieces Class

Love hosting?  Let’s design our table together!  Come out for a garden tour, simple tablescape ideas and design a centerpiece with fresh cut flowers from our farm, for your table.  Class will be taught by Alisha Ebersole.  A light snack will be enjoyed together!  This class will take place at Splendid Flowers, Manheim from 6pm-8pm on Wednesday August 9th, with a rain date of August 10th.  A compote vase will be provided and is yours to keep.  8 tickets will be sold

Donated by Splendid Flowers and Arrangements, LLC

13. Union League

In 1862, the Union League of Philadelphia was founded as a Patriotic Society to support the policies of President Abraham Lincoln.  The League has hosted U.S. Presidents, heads of state, industrialist, and entertainers.  Today the League is a private, members only, 5-Star Platinum Club.  As the high bidder you will enjoy a RARE opportunity to stay at the Union League of Philadelphia for either 2 nights (1 couple) or 1 night (for 2 couples).  This package also includes dinner(s) at the League.  

Donated by a LAMS Patron and Diane Murry

14. Beyond the classroom……..

This is the perfect educational and FUN trip to take your family on that will bring the Bible to life with visits to the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum.  On your travel to these destinations or on your way home take time to visit the Columbus Zoo and Flight 93 Memorial.  This package gives you the flexibility to fit it to your schedule and your family.  Admission fees are included for 3 of the destinations.  Accommodations for 4 nights are included as well as an allowance for dinners and parking.

Donated by Master’s Advisors

15. Buck’s Lawn Care Service

You can be one step closer to fresh looking flower beds for all your summer gatherings at your home this summer……Buck’s Lawn Care will give $500 worth of mulch and services for your home.  This would roughly be 5 cubic yards of mulch AND they will spread it for you! !  You can sit back and watch your flower beds be transformed.  Your back will Thank You.

If you are looking for more than 5 cubic yards of mulch delivered and spread this can be worked out with Buck’s for an additional cost.

Donated by Buck’s Lawn Care Service

16. Sight and Sound

Spend an afternoon or evening as a family or couples experiencing and exploring nearby Strasburg.  Your experience includes lunch of dinner at Fireside Tavern, 4 tickets to the Biblical production currently on stage at Sight and Sound and then finish the day with ice cream at The Creamery, located on the square.

Donated by LAMS Patron

17. Filet Mignon Dinner for 10

Enjoy a delicious dinner of perfectly grilled steaks, yummy side dishes and an assortment of desserts.  The highest bidder gets to choose a date that suits them.  The dining experience is hosted by Mel Burkholder and will take place in his home.

Donated & Hosted by Mel Burkholder, a LAMS Grandparent

18. Traeger Black Pro 575 Wood Pellet Grill

Hand over meal prep to your husband this summer with the precise temperature control, D2 Direct Drive and rugger all-terrain wheels of this pellet grill.  The Pro Series 575 pellet grill is constructed with a stamped black lid, powder coated steel and boasts 36,000 BTU’s of cooking power.  The main grilling rack is 22×19 inches of porcelain coated steel accompanied by a 22×7 inch extra grill rack.  This provides a total grilling area of 572 square inches, letting you cook a full meal all at one time.  This package also includes a cover and pellets to get you started.

Donated by a LAMS Patron

19. Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Enjoy America’s favorite past time watching the Phillies play at Citizen’s Bank park.  Watch as they host the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 with a start time of 6:40pm.  Included are 4 tickets in the Hall of Fame Club, Section 221 plus a Preferred Parking Pass.    

Donated by RKL Advisors

20.  Unique Coffee Table

This Custom-Made table by Doug Fahnestock of Manheim, represents the similarities of an old railroad cart.  This cart has a unique and rugged look and is finished off with cast iron wheels.  this 5′ x 2′ piece will bring character and conversation to any room!

Donated & Created by Doug Fahnestock of Doug Fahnestock Woodworking

21.  Preserve the Thrill of Your Hunt

Preserve the memory of the hunt by having your mule deer or white tail trophy transformed into a shoulder mount.  Ben Garner, LAMS Alumni, artist and licensed taxidermist will create for you a beautiful piece of artwork to proudly display on your wall.

Donated by LAMS Alumni (and son of Head of School) – Ben Garner

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