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Call for Auction Items - Auction Flyer       Your support is greatly appreciated!

Send all information to Reda Ozuna, AAVLD Secretary-Treasurer’s office [email protected]

How to Participate:

Donate an item(s) of at least a $100 value  

Please include: 
  • Name of item(s) 
  • picture of item(s) (PDF or jpeg format) 
  • descritpion of item(s) 
  • value of donation for bidding purposes


Please ship item(s) to the address below to arrive as early as September 18th, 2018 and NO later than October 16th, 2018

Shipping Address:

2018 AAVLD/USAHA Annual Meeting

attn: Reda Ozuna

YRC - Kansas City

3500 Booth Avenue

Kansas City, Missouri  64129

Hold for: AAvLD Show Management


Donation suggestions:

  •  An item you made or created regional artwork

  •  regional items (wine, cheese, steaks)

  • gift baskets

  • gift certificates

  • adventure, travel, spa packages






2018 AAVLD Foundation Auctioneer!


                                                                 Fundraising Benefit Auction
                                                                       Prepare yourself for a fun, entertaining evening! 


Legacy Auction Professionals









Donated by: Ashley Hill, UC Davis



Item: Hand-knitted wool cape




Ashley Hill started knitting this cape at AAVLD 2017 in San Diego.  The cape in progress also attended the CRWAD 2017 and AAVMC 2018 conferences (among other events) and won a 1st prize at the Yolo County Fair in August.






Donated by: ISU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory





Pinwheel Wine Rack (lighted w/ door)





Custom crafted by Barrel Me This of Nashua, Iowa, this re-purposed, authentic used wine barrel makes a unique, yet functional, conversation piece for your home.  Donor will arrange and pay for shipping to the buyer’s location.




Donated by: David H. Zeman, AAVLD Interim Executive Director




Item: Cows in Field, 18 x 24” Original oil painting by Karen Kinder.




Description:  Karen is a renowned Great Plains artist who paints bold images of her prairie home in South Dakota.  Her style is well recognized and popular in art galleries and summer arts festivals across the northern plains.  See








Donated by: University of Kentucky-Lexington, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory




Item: Onyx necklace or pin.




Description: This is a onyx necklace that can also be worn as a pin





Donated by: PRI Bio

Jared Buretta

Joe Delloiacovo

Kim Etheringtion


Item:  BBQ Smoker Grill




Description: The 18” Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker™ smoker has two cooking grates and four aluminum dampers for hours upon hours of consistently low-and-slow.  Features porcelain-enameled bowl and lid, two plated steel cooking grates, steel charcoal grate, porcelain enameled water pan charcoal chamber.  Total cooking area: 481 sq inches, rust resistant dampers, built-in lid thermometer, rust-resistant aluminum fuel door, premium grade cover included. 


•Stainless steel flame wrap for extra flare
•3 new rugged stainless steel spring handles
•3 base dampers and 1 lid damper for precise venting control
•Extra tall legs to keep bbq heat off the deck

 BBQ Smoker Grill



Donated by: North Dakota State University



Item: Michael Michaud Designs Necklace





Description: Michael Michaud jewelry is all hand made in the U.S.A from noble metals and natural gemstones and pearls. Cast straight from nature Silver Seasons captures every delicate detail. We know you will enjoy your piece for years to come. To keep it looking as beautiful as the day you first put it on, please clean using a damp cloth with soap and water.




Donated by:  University of Missouri


Item:  It is a black Walnut Round Bowl with 2 bags (24 oz each) of black walnuts and bottle of mineral oil to restore the bowl after use.



Description: Missouri is the world’s top producer of black walnuts and black walnut is Missouri's official state tree nut. Black walnuts are known as surprising superfood with many health benefits, including anti-cancer, reducing  LDL cholesterol, anti-parasites, anti-fungi, anti-virus (warts and cold sores),  stopping sweating, and improving digestion.  The bowl is beautiful and perfect to serve holiday nuts or salad.





Donated by:  Kristy Pabilonia, AAVLD Secretary-Treasurer


Item:  Kate Spade tote bag



Description: Beautiful leather Kate Spade handbag/tote bag.  Ivory and black lined leather bag with snap closure and exterior pocket zipper. 





Donated by:  Michigan State University


Item: Spartan Spectacular Gift Assortment




  • MSU Shadows Two-Toned Cutting Board and Wooden Cheese Knife
  • Land Grant Goods Strawberry Jam, Raw Honey, and Herbal Teas (six sachets/tin; Bloom, Fresh, and Zingy)
  • MSU Dairy Store Spartan Spectacular Cheese Gift Box (not pictured) - Four 16-ounce blocks of cheese, buyer’s choice. Choose from any of the following three (3) varieties:
    • The Classics (Cheddar, Colby Jack, Smoked Cheddar, and Jalapeno)
    • The Farm Lane Four (Sharp Cheddar, Dagano, Caerphilly, and Smoked Cheddar)
    • The 4 C’s (Cheddar, Caerphilly, Chocolate, and Colby Jack)


NOTE: The cheese gift box will be shipped directly to the buyer following the AAVLD meeting.

About MSU Shadows: MSU Shadows collectibles are made from salvaged trees that are removed from campus due to decline, storm damage, or construction. Trees are milled into lumber and kiln dried by MSU’s Department of Forestry. The lumber is sent to Michigan-based artisans who design and craft the items.

About Land Grant Goods: Land Grant Goods is a value-added agriculture business founded and managed by students at MSU. LGG gives students the opportunity to assess the current food system and produce products that are locally sourced, ethically created, environmentally conscious, and economically viable.

 About the MSU Dairy Store: All MSU Dairy Store cheeses (and ice cream, not included) are made with milk from one of our MSU farms. The MSU Dairy Plant is equipped to process a variety of natural cheeses and ice cream in a state-of-the art processing system.





Donated by:  University of Guelph

Item:  Tom Thomson- Autumn Wood Scarf 

Description: 80x25 inches, satin poly chiffon designed and packaged in Canada.


Item:  Tom Thomson- Fine Bone China Mug Set


Description: beautiful set of 4 mugs in a keepsake box mugs are approximately 4 inches in height exclusively from Rob McIntosh. Featuring the Jack Pine , Autumn Foliage, Red leaves and Autumn's Garland.






Donated by:  South Dakota State University

Item:  The SDSU Signature Wool Project Wool Blanket







Donated by:  University of Minnesota

Item:   Basket with Minnesota items to include a wool throw from Faribault Woolen Mill Co.