2016 Auction Flyer

Here is the flyer for the 2016 auction. It is available to download under the auction tab. Feel free to print and hand out to interested parties.

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HGMS Auction ~ Saturday, 22 August 2015

597px-Quartz-288985HGMS Auction is this Saturday morning at a NEW LOCATION!
Date: 22 August 2015
Times: Viewing starts at 8:30 a.m. & Auction starts at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Jaycee’s Building, 2180 Airport Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35801
Cost: FREE to Enter & FREE Parking

Proudly announcing the exciting HGMS Auction will be at a new location! This year we will be at the Jaycee’s Building here in Huntsville, Alabama. We have some interesting mineral specimens and slabs to include Jade, Mother of Pearl, Turquoise, White & Red Coral, Malachite, Petrified Palm Tree, Ocean Jasper, Oregon Sun Agate, Rooster-tail Agate, Tigereye, Goldstone types, Amber, Amethyst, and much much more. There are also beautiful cabochons, numerous amazing focal beads, unique necklaces including ones made from Amethyst, Italian Onyx, & Pearls to just name a few. There are jewelry supplies that include crushed stone for jewelry inlay and settings. Also this year we have more equipment to include rock tumblers, Lapidary Cab Grinder/Sander and Polishing Unit, Opal Polishing Machine, and much much more!!! This year there are some very unique items that will be available for bid.
A Concessions Area headed by Julianna Lineback will be on location with a separate sitting area outside of the Auction area. Menu items include cheeseburgers, hotdogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, snacks, sodas, lemonade, and coffee for a reasonable cost.
All proceeds go to HGMS operating costs and outreach educational programs. HGMS is growing. Please come, tell your friends. You won’t be disappointed on the number of over 120+ lots or items of Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, lapidary arts, and Equipment Items up for bid.

Very Respectfully, Mindy Schell
HGMS Vice President

P.S. Donations are still being accepted. Please contact me at mindy.schell@yahoo.com to pick up items or bring them with you to the Auction on Saturday morning. We have a number of HGMS members that can assist you.

HGMS Auction Count Down ~ 2 Days Away!

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The Auction is this Tuesday, 28 April 2015.  The picture to the left shows 2 of our gems with a specialty cut up for bid.  Very interesting and unique indeed.  Hope to see you there.  Please invite your friends.

Please click here —-> for more Auction Details

 

 

Please click here for the Auction Flyer —-> HGMS AUC 2015

 

New date for Auction, May 27

The HGMS fundraising auction was postponed last month because of bad weather. The NEW date for the auction is Tuesday, May 27, 2014.

The auction allows our members and our guests to bid on a wide variety of gems, minerals, jewelry, lapidary tools, books, magazines, and much more! The Auction is our largest fundraiser of the year and helps us purchase supplies and equipment to maintain our lapidary shop and also provides funds for our other outreach and educational projects throughout the year. Everyone is invited to join us!

Where:  Huntsville Senior Center Ballroom (come in the front door)

Who: Everyone is welcome! You do NOT need to be a senior citizen to attend or to participate!

How Much: Admission is FREE!

Date:  May 27, 2014

Time: You can register and start looking at items at 5:30 p.m.

Auction Flier: help us distribute this!

 The auction starts at 6:30 pm

If you win a bid, you can pay with cash, check, and credit cards. All proceeds help the HGMS purchase equipment and supplies for our lapidary shop or help with other outreach programs for our club. Please join us for an evening of fun!

HGMS Fundraising Auction, Tuesday April 29

Mark your calendars for the 2014 fundraising auction! Every year, the HGMS sponsors a fundraising auction that allows our members and our guests to bid on a wide variety of gems, minerals, jewelry, lapidary tools, books, magazines, and much more!

The Auction is our largest fundraiser of the year and helps us purchase supplies and equipment to maintain our lapidary shop and also provides funds for our other outreach and educational projects throughout the year. Everyone is invited to join us!

Here’s a flier that we’re distributing to help get the word out about the auction. Please print out a few copies and hang them up at your church, favorite restaurant, or local stores. Thanks for your help!

And here are details about the auction:

Where:  Huntsville Senior Center Cafeteria (come in the front door)

Who: Everyone is welcome! You do NOT need to be a senior citizen to attend or to participate!

How Much: Admission is FREE!

Date:  April 29, 2014

Time: You can register and start looking at items at 5:30 p.m.

 The auction starts at 6:30 pm