2013 Annual Dinner & Auction

Annual Dinner 2013

Who: Everyone’s invited! This event is for people who care about camp and support our mission and ministry; it is also a great time to find out more about what Birchwood Camp is all about. Bring a friend! Kids are welcome to attend with their parents– we will have childcare available in Caribou Cabin after dinner. Seating is limited so please RSVP to 907.688.2734 or  by email.

What: Birchwood Camp’s Annual Meeting, Dinner and Auction. During this annual event we do a few things: celebrate of the past year of ministry, elect new board members, enjoy a meal together, and support the mission of our camp through the live and silent auction. This year the funds raised at this event will support our camp scholarship fund and will help finish the lower level of Fireweed Hall.

When: Sunday, October 20, beginning at 4:30 pm. The silent auction will open at 4:30 pm in the Main Lodge at Birchwood Camp. The meal will begin at 5:00 pm, with the program and live auction to follow. We plan to wrap up the event by 7:30 pm.

Where: The Main Lodge at Birchwood Camp. Click here for directions.

Auction Items as of October 19

Here is the running list of auction items with some photos below. Be sure to check back, because we are receiving new items all the time.

  • Two hour photo session with Sanctuary Photography
  • Southern Style BBQ with all the Fixings’ for 8-10 people
  • Two fused glass 10 x 10 serving trays with beautiful fern design hand crafted by Mindy Meyn
  • Large 12 x 12 fused glass platter with leaf design hand crafted by Mindy Meyn
  • Delicious Chocolate Chip cookies baked by Carla Wight
  • Two night stay at Alaska Cottonwood B&B in Anchorage
  • “Dessert of the Month” by Barb Stratton
  • Trapper Creek getaway at the Quinley’s Cabin
  • 2014 Rainbow fishing trip for two with guide Dave Wilson of “Let’s Fish Guide Service”
  • Two handmade glass plates by local artist, EmKay
  • Assorted Filipino Desserts by Radie Rapanut
  • Handmade quilt by Esther Davidson
  • Weekend getaway in Vacation Home on Knik Goose Bay road
  • “Mother Brown Bear with Three Cubs” wood carving; designed and crafted by Al Kline
  • “Mother Polar Bear with Two Cubs” wood carving; designed and handcrafted by Al Kline
  • Maple & Lacewood “Swan” designed and crafted by Al Kline Wood
  • “Creche ” designed and crafted by Al Kline
  • Sourdough Waffle Feast for 6-8 people by Betty Burke
  • Photo book: “Anchorage: Life at the Edge of the Frontier”
  • Framed Tulip Photo by JoAnn Shore
  • Giclee print of Psalm Lake and the outdoor chapel
  • Outdoor Gear Bag from ConocoPhillips
  • African Wall Hanging
  • Large Fall Photo on Canvas by Rev. Peter Perry
  • Several sets of photo greeting cards by Rev. Peter Perry
  • Perfect Gift Wrapping Basket – Donated by St. John United Methodist Women’s group
  • Gift box from Alaska Wildberry Company
  • Multi-colored woven scarf from Cabin Fever
  • Jelly Basket by Benee Braden
  • A hand knit scarf and another hand knit scarf & hat combo
  • Quilted 24 x 23 Birchwood wall hanging by Susan Williams
  • Small handmade mittens by a woman from Bristol Bay Village
  • Russian floral scarf
  • “Family movie night” basket
  • “Peace” and “Love” wall plaques
  • Purple handbag and matching wallet
  • Several other small art & decoration pieces
  • And more…

Photo Gallery (click on photos to enlarge):

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