Your inner fashionista can help build affordable housing in Columbia County without breaking a nail or muddying your feet! “Bags, Bling and Beautiful Things” is a charity auction scheduled for Saturday May 6th at 4pm at Meissner’s Auction Service in New Lebanon. Proceeds from the fundraiser will directly support Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to create more affordable homeownership opportunities in Columbia County.
Columbia County Habitat is seeking tax deductible donations of jewelry, hand bags, scarves and other accessories that will be sold in auction at the event. Interested donors can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate pickup of their donated items.
Meissner’s Auction Service will serve as the host venue for the event. Doors open at 4pm for an hour of viewing auction items. The auction will begin at 5pm. Admission to the event is $10 and includes wine, soft beverages and light fare. Attendees will receive a $5 coupon towards an auction purchase. Tickets are available at the door or at www.columbiacountyhabitat.org
Meissner’s Auction Service is located at 438 Route 20 in New Lebanon, NY, is family-owned and has been in business for nearly 20 years. They conduct weekly auctions on Saturdays and specialize in high-quality antique and period furniture, oil paintings, antique dolls, shaker items, stoneware and vintage advertising.
Columbia County Habitat for Humanity has served local low-income individuals and families for 30 years by building 25 homes in six local communities and providing critical repair and accessibility improvements in many more. Founded in 1993, Columbia County Habitat is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2023 and has adopted a progressive growth strategy to help address the lack of affordable housing in the area. The anniversary will be marked by several community events throughout the year culminating in a 30th Anniversary Celebration to be held in September.