Special Events


Christmas Families Monthly Goodie Bag Project

Our Christmas Goodie Bags are a little something extra we provide for the moms and dads of the children enrolled in our Christmas Families Project.

There will be a box in the foyer at our luncheons for any items you would like to donate to help the parents of our children.

This time of year you may find gloves and hats on sale. Sox and slipper sox are always appreciated. As usual we need cosmetic bags for women and toiletry bags for men.

Whatever you give will be sure to bring joy to these families who are working so hard to provide a better life for their children. Thanks for your generosity.


Live and Silent Auction Update

Again this summer, we have been busily working to bring you an outstanding live auction at our October Luncheon. To date, we have over seventeen special groupings for you to bid on! Some familiar and very popular items from last year include a three night stay at a home in Santa Cruz, Tim the Tree Man, a one night stay at Atlantis Resort and Spa, an expanded house maintenance package, theater tickets paired with restaurants, and a flyover of the local area with pilot Bruce Marlow. One of the exciting new packages this year is a week’s stay at Chetola Resort in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina! John Renwick, owner of RE/MAX Performance, will be returning as our entertaining and enthusiastic auctioneer. For information or to donate live auction items, please contact the Live Auction Chairs.

October will be here before we know it…let’s make 2017 a memorable year!  

In 2016, our silent auction sales and participation were down. Please consider donating or re-gifting items tucked away in your cupboards, closets, garages and yards. THERE IS NO COST TO REGISTER DONATED ITEMS, and our Christmas Families Project receives 100% of these proceeds! Members may also register and sell their personal treasures. There is a limit of two items and a registration fee of $3 per item. More information will follow in the October newsletter. Your involvement is what makes this event a huge success.  

For questions about donations, registering items, or pick-up and storage of items for the silent auction, please contact the Silent Auction Chairs. 

In 2018, the Silent Auction will have new leadership. New volunteers have already come forward and will be mentored this year. Consider getting involved and supporting the new leadership for this event. It’s a fun, enjoyable way to participate, and helps develop new friendships. New faces, ideas and enthusiasm are great for business and our community!

Luncheon Raffles

The luncheon raffles are an important part of the Newcomers Club budget. They support all of our activities. There are four to five prizes raffled at each luncheon. Tickets are $1 each, or $5 for six tickets, or $10 for fifteen.