Delaware SeaSide Railroad Club

Thanks to all who purchased raffle tickets and congratulations to the winners. The was a very successful fundraiser for the Delaware Seaside Railroad Club with net proceeds of $3,950.00. We are planning to hold another 12 Gifts of Christmas raffle starting in April of this year. 
Most recent page update: March 26, 2023
The Delaware Seaside Railroad Club held its first Quarter Auction Fundraiser on March 21, 2023 in the Banquet Hall of the Millsboro Fire Company located at 109 E. State Street, Millsboro, DE 19966. Doors opened at 5:00 p. m. for viewing the items that will be auctioned and the auction began at 6:00 pm. 

What is a Quarter Auction?
A quarter auction is a fundraiser that is part auction (bid amount) and part bingo (drawing of numbers). The cost to participate is $10.00 and this is paid at the door. No advance tickets are required.

The entrance fee includes 1 numbered paddle. To increase your chances, you can purchase additional numbered paddles for $3.00 each. The corresponding numbered chip will be put into the drawing basket for each paddle that you have. There are also All-In Paddles available for $40.00 each.

The auctioneer announces the item up for bid and if you are interested you place between 1 and 4 quarters in the basket. The number of quarters is based upon the value of the item. Then, if your number is drawn you win!

There was a wide variety of items up for bid including housewares, gift cards, tools, sports equipment and toys, etc.

In addition to the quarter action bidding there was a Taffy Pull, Chinese Auction and a Take a Chance Drawing for selected higher value items. A  full snack bar was also available. 

Check back here for information on our next Quarter Auction. 

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Millsboro Fire Company
Millsboro, DE
The final results are in and our First QUARTER AUCTION Fundraiser was a great success! The net proceeds were $3,610.00 and these funds will help our Club continue its community outreach and educational programs. The Delaware Seaside Railroad Club thanks everyone who attended the event, our generous donors, and the many volunteers that made this fun evening happen.