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Submit Your Outside Bids

Each year, the Awards of Excellence & Social Gala includes a large silent auction, and live auction. Many local businesses generously contribute to the auction, and even if you are unable to attend, we want to give you the opportunity to submit your bids on some amazing items!

To submit an outside bid, please email your maximum bid to no later than 4 PM on Thursday, October 10th. Please use ‘Auction Bid’ in the email subject line. A proxy bidder will be assigned to submit bids on your behalf up to your maximum bid.

Outside Bid Items Include:

Alejandro Pozuelo, Toronto FC Autographed Jersey and Drawstring Bag – Donated By Maple Leaf Sports & EntertainmentMLSE

Johnny Bower Autographed Toronto Maple Leaf Jersey, and Autographed Photo – Donated By Peterborough Humane Society

(Half of the proceeds of this item will be donated back to the Peterborough Humane Society.)



Two Night Accommodation for Two in a Chalet Suite with fireplace & private balcony. Includes breakfast Saturday and Sunday, full use of resort facilities. Donated By Westwind Inn on the Lake.

Reserve 1-7 days prior to desired date, some restrictions may apply. Valid April 15-June 15, 2020.


Team Building Session at Camp Kawartha for up to 25 Participants. Donated By Camp Kawartha 

Gift Certificate includes 2 expert staff for 2.5 hours for one of the following activities: Team Building Games, Cross Country Skiing/Snowshoeing, “Triple A”: Archery, Atlatl, Axe Throwing, Accessible Climbing Wall, or High Ropes. (Dependent on availability of certified staff.) May only be redeemed for a Friday afternoon. Expires May 29th, 2020.

Team Building

$300 Off a Tree Service. Donated by Hyland Tree Care. 

Training Pruning for young trees, maintenance pruning for mature trees, stump grinding, hazardous removal.


Fish & Stay Package for 2. Donated by Beachwood Resort and Jack Morgan Fishing Guide Services.

Package for 2, includes 4 hour fishing experience with Morgan Guiding, 1 night stay at Beachwood Resort with dinner and breakfast during your stay, and a packed picnic lunch. Subject to availability, expires September 30th, 2020.


Load of ‘A’ Gravel, Value up to $250 including taxes. Donated by Doughty Aggregates.