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Posted:  December 19, 2008

Rockne Historical Association Annual Fundraiser

Sunday, February 8, 2009
Holtman Hall, Rockne

Doors Open at
10:30 a.m. to accept auction donations

(Donations may be brought to the Museum beforehand)

Silent Auction & Raffle Ticket Sales
Begin at 11:30 a.m.

Spaghetti lunch 12:00 noon
Desserts and drinks included
(Good will donations)

General Meeting

There will be a short business meeting at 12:30. The general membership will vote on an amendment to the RHA Bylaws as listed below.
ARTICLE IX - Advisory Board
Section I:  An Advisory Board comprised of professional individuals who may be called upon, by the board, for advice in their field of expertise will be appointed by the Board of Directors. They are not voting members of the board.

Live Auction with Mike Hilbig begins about 1:00 P.M.
Silent Auction closes before Live Auction begins.

Auction items include the three pictured below.

The “'God Bless America” Quilt, appliquéd and sewn by Elaine Beck Chambliss.The “God Bless America” Quilt, appliquéd and sewn by Elaine Beck Chambliss.

Charlie and Marian Nelson bought this quilt at a previous auction and donate it back to RHA for the 2009 auction.

The “Flower Garden” quilted by Debbie DiFronzo.The “Flower Garden” quilted by Debbie DiFronzo.

Debbie said she wanted to finish this quilt for last years auction and is happy to have finished it in time for 2009.

Cedar Chest by Francis Goertz.Cedar Chest by Francis Goertz.

This cedar chest is the last one that Francis Goertz hand crafted for the RHA auction. Charlie and Marian Nelson have been proud owners but are offering this treasured memorabilia to be auctioned again to someone who would like to own it for sentimental reasons.


First prize on the raffle is “Symphony of Flowers”, an intricate patterned Afghan crocheted by Doris Cook.First prize on the raffle is “Symphony of Flowers”, an intricate patterned Afghan crocheted by Doris Cook. It is made of fluffy white yarn and measures over 54 x 78 inches. Doris donates a beautiful afghan each year and you could have the lucky ticket on Feb. 8, 2009.

Raffle closes & winners are announced immediately after live auction is over.

Raffle Prizes
# Prize Donated By
1st “Symphony of Flowers” Afghan Doris & Ramon Cook
2nd $300.00 Rev. Bernard Goertz
3rd $200.00 Minnie & Vernon Bartsch
4th $200.00 Marian & Charlie Nelson
5th $100.00 Melvin & Marcia Driskill
6th $100.00 Clara White
7th $100.00 Tom & Letitia Wilhelm Miller
8th Two tickets, each good for two
box seats at Round Rock Express
baseball games.
The Round Rock Express
9th $50.00 Catholic Life Ins., Gerri Martinez, Rep.
10th $50.00 Cecil & Gerri Martinez
11th $50.00 Clyde & Gloria Hoffman
12th $25.00 Lottery Tickets Rockne Grocery
$2.00 each, or six (6) for $10.00  •  Need Not Be Present To Win

To obtain Raffle tickets send a request to