What:    DDS Empowerment Auction
When:  Friday, April 20th

Where: Lebanon Valley Expo Center

Time:     4 p.m. Doors Open for Preview
4-7 p.m. BBQ Dinner
6 p.m. Live Auction

5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Silent Auction

7:30 p.m. PRIME TIME
On-Line Auction Opens April 20th and Closes April 26th at 7 p.m.
Display and information at event

Cost:      Free Admission    Free Parking     Free Door Prizes
BBQ Tickets $7, includes choice of beef or pork BBQ sandwich, Cole slaw, chips and water. Menu items donated by ASK, Dieffenbach Chips, Heisey’s Diner, E&E Discount Beer Warehouse. Dinner prepared by Gary Heisey. Bring Extra money for our sensational bake sale


For Immediate Release


Empower us to empower others, attend the DDS Empowerment Auction on Friday, April 20, 2017 at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center and Fairgrounds and support people with disabilities living in your community. This year’s auction features over $500 in free drawing and registration prizes, with more than 30 awards being handed out to those in attendance. Doors open Friday at 4 p.m. for registration and auction preview. A Silent Auction opens at 5 p.m. with varying closing times that end at 8 p.m. The Live Auction will kick off at 6 p.m. with Dave Ebersole of Ebersole’s Country Auction (License #AU000246L) presiding. Hundreds of auction lots, generously donated by our business partners and community stakeholders, will be sold, including many household items, gift certificates theme baskets and collectibles. There is something for everyone in the family.  Visit our website at www.ddslebanon.org and click on the Special Events Tab to see what items we have available on this year’s auction block. New this year, is an on-line auction feature. DDS partnered with Lane Ryan Auctions ((License #AY-002207) to broaden the scope of its auction and to offer Vacation experiences and packages. Visit the display at the auction and learn how you can register to participate and plan your next vacation while supporting your favorite charity. Free admission, free parking.


Come early and enjoy a BBQ Dinner featuring a choice of beef or pork BBQ, Cole slaw, chips and water for $7 per dinner. The BBQ dinner will be held 4 – 7 p.m. and is provided by the generous contributions of ASK, Dieffenbach Chips, E&E Discount Beer Warehouse and Gary Heisey. All proceeds benefit Developmental & Disability Services of Lebanon Valley, Inc.





Jessica A. Penchard,
VP Public Relations & Development
Developmental & Disability
Services of Lebanon Valley

1126 Walnut St., Lebanon, PA 17042

(Ph.) 717-274-3493  (Fax) 717-274-1304