East Union/Apple Creek Volunteer Fire Department auction and Haystack Supper Nov. 11
The Apple Creek Volunteer Fire Department has a Benefit Auction and Haystack Supper Friday, Nov. 11 at East Union Township Fire Station, 3400 South Apple Creek Road, Apple Creek (1/4 mile north of US 250 or 3-1/2 miles south of Old US 30/Lincoln Way E).
Proceeds from the event are used for essential fire and EMS equipment, according and this year’s proceed will be designated specifically toward outfitting a new truck the department is expecting to be delivered late in 2023. The truck will need many pieces of equipment, including hoses, valves and many other items.
The haystack dinner is prepared by local churches under the direction of Eddie and Nettie Miller, and carry-out begins at 3:30 p.m. and dine-in at 4 p.m.
The auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. and highlights include many pieces of Amish-built furniture, power tools of all kinds, hand tools, special handmade items, gift certificates from local businesses, and much more.
Auction highlights include:
5-pc solid wood bedroom set (Queen); Queen size pillow top mattress from Country Bedding; 42”x72” rustic quarter sawn top dining room table w/6 chairs, small round table; bench; 36” and 48” rough sawn rustic book cases; croquet set; wool hat from Flying Eagle Hats; Henry Golden Boy .22 LR Fireman’s Tribute Edition; wooden toy fire engine w/workable ladder, handmade, will include a picture of a drawing of ACVFD fire truck; smaller wooden fire truck, also handmade; 5’ poly contour back glider by Buckeye Polywood; pie carrier, deep cycle battery; 2 Adirondack child’s chairs; boots from Weaver Shoe, Lester Miller Horseshoing reset; ACVFD 2021 wooden fire truck rocker; oak curio cabinet; oak shelves; Reuben Bowman Lake Erie fishing trip; St Croix walleye fishing rod w/Certate 3012H reel from Kidron Sports ($1,000+ value); Queen size quilt; many gift baskets of all kinds; gift certificates from local businesses; tools include 2 and 4 pc Dewalt cordless sets, Dewalt cordless string trimmer, hedge trimmers and blowers and many more items coming in.